transportation

transportation

The Neighbourhood Where Google Plans to Kill the Private Car

Inside the Internet giant’s plan to build a utopian car-free neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront.
Geoff Dembicki
5.8.18
inequality

When Your Used Car Makes You a Target for Cops

Buying a car and actually owning it in the eyes of the law are not the same thing. Some Americans are finding that out the hard way.
David Dayen
3.2.17
Design

This 3D Transportation System Will Probably Change The World

Shweeb-Can's SkySMART seeks to soar over Niagara Falls by 2016.
Sophia Callahan
1.16.17
Design

Bjarke Ingels Is Designing a Hyperloop for Dubai

The Danish starchitect has spoken, and the future of travel will be plated in chrome.
Beckett Mufson
11.8.16
Art

Chuckle at These Unfortunate Crash Landing Paintings

The artist Oliver Jeffers’ subverts the normal expectations of landscapes inserting a nosediving rocket and a sinking skyscraper.
Diana Shi
7.23.16
thump news

We Spoke to the Now-Grown Up 12-Year-Old The Avalanches Sampled on Their New Song

The sample is from a cult no wave/post punk EP by Chandra called 'Transportation.'
Alexander Iadarola
6.8.16
News

Inside the Movement to Stop the Oil Industry's 'Bomb Trains'

Activists say that carrying oil on trains leads to far too many explosions, derailments, and disasters.
Peter Moskowitz
5.29.16
Art

A Sculptor Made Your Childhood Model Kit the Size of a Building

Nova Jiang's playful sculpture is a nod to the public transport system that helped transform LA.
Kevin Holmes
1.7.16
Leslie's Diary Comics

Leslie's Flight Gets Canceled in Today's Comic from Leslie Stein

The airport video game is a hard one to beat.
Leslie Stein
12.5.15
News

​Watch an Uber Driver Pepper-Spray a Drunk Passenger in Self-Defense

The driver is apparently done driving for the company after a wasted guy lost his cool over Halloween weekend.
Brian McManus
11.3.15
News

The Myth of Safety: Why Can't Women Get a Ride Home Without Being Raped?

A new lawsuit against Uber hopes to prove the company does not have the "safest rides on the road". For women, there aren't any good transportation options left.
Arielle Pardes
10.12.15
kickstarter

Kill Your Commute with the "Car in a Bag"

Change the way you walk with Japanese engineer Kuniako Saito's new invention, the WalkCar.
Beckett Mufson
8.10.15
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