transportation

e-bikes

New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment

Bill de Blasio says he's environmentally friendly, but he runs a city that actively antagonizes bikers.
Caroline Haskins
5.29.19
rideshare

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Ankita Rao
4.25.19
transportation

We Need to Completely Redesign Curbs

Crowded curbsides cause a huge amount of traffic and congestion in our cities. Could "flex zones" help?
Ankita Rao
4.11.19
transportation

Repairing All the ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges in the US Would Take More Than 80 Years

Every day roughly 178 million people in the US travel over bridges in need of “urgent” repair.
Rob Dozier
4.3.19
climate change

Is Congestion Pricing the New Sweeping Regulation We Need?

On April 1, New York state will pass its annual budget. Experts say this might be the year that the state finally passes congestion pricing. The question is whether legislators can do it ethically.
Caroline Haskins
Ankita Rao
3.26.19
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
transportation

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?
Ankita Rao
3.7.19
Reproductive Justice

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.
Leila Ettachfini
1.30.19
ETA - Created with GEICO

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.
Motherboard Staff
12.13.18
hyperloop

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.
Motherboard Staff
12.13.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
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