Transit

gig economy

Someone's Going to Get Killed Charging Those E-Scooters

Companies like Lime and Bird encourage competition among contractors, which subjects them to the threat of physical violence for little pay.
Allie Conti
3.13.19
Space

Astronomers May Have Discovered the First Known ‘Exomoon’

A new study suggests that the Jupiter-sized planet Kepler-1625b may host a Neptune-sized moon.
Becky Ferreira
10.3.18
Tunnel Vision

No, the Subway Doesn't Have to Be Insanely Hot and Gross

London cooled its tube subway system, at least some of the time. Why doesn't New York do the same thing?
John Surico
9.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Cop Just Ushered in the Season of Subway Hell

It's only going to get worse from here.
Drew Schwartz
6.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Footage of New York's Flooded Subways Is Absolutely Insane

Taking the train was a nightmare this morning, thanks to a massive rainstorm.
River Donaghey
4.16.18
Moveable

We Are Never, Ever, Ever Getting a Monorail

‘There’s nothing on Earth like a genuine, bona fide, electrified, six-car monorail!’
Tracey Lindeman
12.29.17
Tunnel Vision

Where's the Plan for the L Train Shutdown?

As of now, there isn't one.
John Surico
12.7.17
Tunnel Vision

What Can New York Learn from London's Underground?

How to be on time.
John Surico
11.24.17
BTA

Meet the Spreadsheet That Can Solve NYC Transit (and the Man Who Made It)

Charles Komanoff's 'Balanced Transportation Analyzer' is the most comprehensive accounting possible of how a congestion charge in Manhattan would affect New York City.
Aaron Gordon
11.17.17
Sidewalk Labs

Google Wants to Build the ‘City of the Future’ in Toronto, and Locals Are Worried

Affordable housing activists were out at a town hall to make themselves heard.
Jacob Dubé
11.2.17
bright ideas

The Toll to Drive Into Manhattan Should Be $100

The case for extreme congestion pricing.
Aaron Gordon
10.9.17
not-so-driverless cars

We Talked to a Driver Who Disguised Himself as a Car Seat

Do people freak out at the sight of a driverless car?
Samantha Cole
9.14.17
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