public transport

What public transport might look like in 2045

What public transport might look like in 2045

From climate change to shifting demographics to the apparent inevitability of driverless cars—here are four visions of public transport's future.

Google Pay will soon work with major public transit cards

Paying for public transport could be about to become more convenient, with fare payment system Cubic Transportation Systems teaming up with Google to offer contactless transit payments using Google

SeaBubbles’ Flying Water Taxis Open For Public Trials in Paris

After successful tests in Lake Geneva and along the River Seine in Paris circa 2018, SeaBubbles’ Hydroptère “flying” water-taxi now opens for public trials until 20 September. Designed by aeronautical
Google Maps adds quick access to your preferred transit lines and reorganizes notification settings

Google Maps adds quick access to your preferred transit lines and reorganizes notification settings

Changes are always afoot with the Google Maps app. Whether aimed at helping you get around or discovering and searching for places, new features frequently pop up. Today brings us two of them: a new

On-demand parking startup SpotHero raises $50 million

SpotHero, the Chicago-based company that has developed an on-demand parking app, has raised $50 million in a Series D round led by Macquarie Capital. Union Grove Venture Partners participated in the

Study suggests that e-scooter fleets aren’t as green as they seem

Love them or hate them, e-scooters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world. Even New York City, a long-time holdout against shared electric scooter programs, looks set to legalize

Aboard the 2getthere Autonomous Shuttle

In a pilot program at the Brussels Airport, the shuttle is an example of realistic autonomy Dutch-based 2getthere has been producing autonomously driving shuttles long before the concept became

Ford acquires software company Journey Holding

Ford has agreed to acquire Journey Holding Corporation, a company that has developed vehicle tracking software and app-based technology designed for public transportation, as the automaker seeks to
EVs are hardly the magic wand to fight India’s pollution woes

EVs are hardly the magic wand to fight India’s pollution woes

Renewable energy and battery recycling, too, need a parallel boost.
Extreme temperatures fuel a dangerous climate feedback loop

Extreme temperatures fuel a dangerous climate feedback loop

More climate change means more unusually hot or cold days, which means more energy use, emissions—and climate change.

Subway tunnel heat-exchangers could heat and cool thousands of nearby apartments

In Numerical investigation of the convection heat transfer driven by airflows in underground tunnels (Sci-Hub mirror), a group of engineers from L'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the
Buy Levi’s, Nike, Zara in Mumbai. For iPhones, go to New York

Buy Levi’s, Nike, Zara in Mumbai. For iPhones, go to New York

High import duties have inflated prices of Apple devices.
Why every cyclist needs a pool noodle

Why every cyclist needs a pool noodle

It’s National Bike to Work Day—so don’t forget this neon-colored $2 cycling hack.
Here are the issues Indian voters actually cared about—until Pulwama happened

Here are the issues Indian voters actually cared about—until Pulwama happened

Employment, primary healthcare, drinking water were the top priority.
Innovations in inclusive housing

Innovations in inclusive housing

A look at hundreds of startups rebuilding affordable housing from the ground up.
Masabi raises $20 million for mobile ticketing tools

Masabi raises $20 million for mobile ticketing tools

Masabi, a U.K.-based developer of mobile ticketing and public transport payments software, has raised $20 million in a series B funding round.
Charted: What it means to be an Indian woman in 2019

Charted: What it means to be an Indian woman in 2019

It isn't always about business brunches.

Citymapper launches a transit-only payment card for London

Like many big cities, navigating London can be a struggle, with the sheer volume of transit options being confusing. Its maps, though beautiful, can be misleading to tourists and those passing
Ola vs Uber: The latest score in the great Indian taxi-app game

Ola vs Uber: The latest score in the great Indian taxi-app game

One's wooing customers and the other, drivers.