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
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
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
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
Tunnel Vision

Where's the Plan for the L Train Shutdown?

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

What Can New York Learn from London's Underground?

How to be on time.
John Surico
Tunnel Vision

New York Finally Has a Plan to Fix Its Crumbling Subway System

Seats? Who needs 'em!?
John Surico
Tunnel Vision

How the MTA Wants You to Get Around During the L train Shutdown

There have been many proposals, but the agencies that will make the final call recently discussed their first draft at a solution.
John Surico
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Deadly New Jersey Train Crash Leaves Roughly 100 Injured

Officials say scores were injured and at least person died after a train failed to stop at the Hoboken's station.
VICE Staff

Doug Ford’s First Mayoral Debate Had It All: Racism, Homophobia, and Police Intervention

The Toronto mayoral candidate appears to be following in his brother Rob's footsteps in that shouting and vitriol follows him wherever he goes.
Patrick McGuire

Futuristic "Solar Roadways" Could Power Entire Cities

American engineer Scott Brusaw's photovoltaic, LED-imbued tiles could reduce greenhouse gases by 75%.
Emerson Rosenthal

Would You Take An Underwater Bullet Train To China?

It's a very real proposal to use a deep-sea train to cross the Bering Strait. But if China builds it, will we ride it?
Emerson Rosenthal