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Megabus is Giving Away 200,000 Free Tickets on Cyber Monday

Megabus is Giving Away 200,000 Free Tickets on Cyber Monday

If you’ve been thinking about going on a bus trip next year, Megabus might be willing to give you a ticket for free.
Good Economy, Consumer Confidence Drive 55 Million Americans' Thanksgiving Travel Plans

Good Economy, Consumer Confidence Drive 55 Million Americans' Thanksgiving Travel Plans

This Thanksgiving will see some 55 million Americans traveling more than 50 miles over the holiday weekend, according to AAA.
Streets Where Cars Aren’t Welcome

Streets Where Cars Aren’t Welcome

Plans for a pedestrian zone around Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall during the holidays might be good for shoppers but not so much for bus commuters.
Why 250 Miles of Bike Lanes Are Being Built

Why 250 Miles of Bike Lanes Are Being Built

Tuesday: The mayor and the City Council have agreed on a bill after a spate of cyclist deaths.
After Spike in Deaths, New York to Get 250 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes

After Spike in Deaths, New York to Get 250 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes

The city will build the lanes as part of a $1.7 billion street safety plan to be adopted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council.

Bus Near Saudi Holy City of Mecca Crashes, Killing 35 People

Authorities in Saudi Arabia say 35 pilgrims have been killed in a bus crash near the Muslim holy city of Mecca.
How to Stick to Your Creative Goals

How to Stick to Your Creative Goals

The next time you worry that everything you want to do creatively has already been done by someone else, or feel anxious about the amount of time it will take for you to become as good at your
Relaxing, Weird, Beautiful: Riding the Bus on the New 14th Street

Relaxing, Weird, Beautiful: Riding the Bus on the New 14th Street

All but banning cars on one of Manhattan’s busiest streets makes for a magical journey for buses. On another critical artery, they still crawl.
Cars All but Banned on One of Manhattan’s Busiest Streets

Cars All but Banned on One of Manhattan’s Busiest Streets

Starting on Thursday, cars are no longer welcome on 14th Street, a major crosstown route for 21,000 vehicles a day.
What to Know About the New 14th Street Busway

What to Know About the New 14th Street Busway

Thursday: New York's plan to speed up buses on the busy street is now in effect. Here are the new rules.
When Should You Take a Train or Bus Instead of a Plane?

When Should You Take a Train or Bus Instead of a Plane?

Here’s a math problem for you: If a train and a plane leave the same city at the same time, and the train takes a little over five hours to get to your destination but the plane only takes 75 minutes,
After Uber, Americans spent more on taxis and less on public transit

After Uber, Americans spent more on taxis and less on public transit

Average annual household spending on local taxis, a category that includes Uber and Lyft, more than tripled from 2015 to 2018.
Lyft’s app now shows nearby bike, scooter, subway, bus, and walking options

Lyft’s app now shows nearby bike, scooter, subway, bus, and walking options

Lyft's mobile apps for Android and iOS now spotlight bike, shared ride, scooter, subway, bus, and walking options in cities around the U.S.
Ola’s electric mobility dreams get real

Ola’s electric mobility dreams get real

The ride hailing giant is trying to revolutionize electric vehicles in India by building out a whole ecosystem, not just cars.
Why hail a four wheel cab, when two wheels do the job?

Why hail a four wheel cab, when two wheels do the job?

The future growth of ride-hailing apps may rest on two wheels rather than four
Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets.

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets.

As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place.
Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets.

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets.

As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place.
New York’s Hottest Makeup Counter: The Port Authority Bathroom

New York’s Hottest Makeup Counter: The Port Authority Bathroom

The transit hub’s bad rap stands in contrast to its spacious second-floor bathroom, where women primp for the day amid the cheerful hum of attendants.
Why a Plan to Ban Most Cars on 14th Street Has Stalled (Again)

Why a Plan to Ban Most Cars on 14th Street Has Stalled (Again)

Monday: For a second time, a judge halted a proposal aimed at speeding up buses.