public transportation

Metrolinx eyes rail expansion further east to Bowmanville

Metrolinx eyes rail expansion further east to Bowmanville

GO trains could one day be heading east of Oshawa. Looking to extend GO Transit rail service in Durham Region, Metrolinx announced Thursday one of the four proposed options as the best way to connect
studio rick joy designs princeton university station as an assemblage of slender columns

studio rick joy designs princeton university station as an assemblage of slender columns

long, slender columns establish a link between the transit hall and the gothic architecture of the campus. The post studio rick joy designs princeton university station as an assemblage of slender
TTC employee shames rider for body odour

TTC employee shames rider for body odour

A TTC subway operator has been recorded over the train’s broadcast system shaming a passenger for their body odour. The undated recording allegedly has the driver broadcasting to the train that a
Making Public Transit Fairer to Women Demands Way More Data

Making Public Transit Fairer to Women Demands Way More Data

Most transit systems aren't designed for women, who tend to run errands and care for children. But cities can’t fix a problem they don’t understand.
Bernie Sanders is a confirmed NUMTOT

Bernie Sanders is a confirmed NUMTOT

Bernie Sanders thanked "" for its endorsement of his 2020 presidential campaign. And yes, he did have to request to join the group. The Facebook group, also known as NUMTOT, has 179,613 members who
Nairobi’s Motor Taxi Drivers Sport Extravagant Costumes in ‘Boda Boda Madness’

Nairobi’s Motor Taxi Drivers Sport Extravagant Costumes in ‘Boda Boda Madness’

Captivated by the motor taxis occupying the streets of Nairobi, Dutch artist Jan Hoek collaborated with Ugandan-Kenyan fashion designer Bobbin Case to document how the drivers elaborately design their
Train Conductor Uses Masterful Investigative Skills

Train Conductor Uses Masterful Investigative Skills

This train conductor clearly chose the wrong profession. The dude has a knack for investigating. That passenger doesn't even know what hit him.
Mexico City escalator breakdowns blamed on pee-pee

Mexico City escalator breakdowns blamed on pee-pee

Everyone is pissed. In Mexico City, many people who travel on the subway system blame authorities for the many broken escalators at train stops. Metro officials blame something else: “vast amounts of

Via's largest on-demand transit service to date launches in Sacramento

Via just launched one of its most ambitious on-demand public transportation projects yet. The company has teamed up with Sacramento Regional Transit to roll out an expanded version of SmaRT Ride,

Uber is adding public transit tickets to its app in Las Vegas

Uber users in Las Vegas will soon be able to purchase public transit tickets through the app. Making it the second city where the service has brought public transit into its fold.
Twitter Users Debate The Best Seat On The Subway

Twitter Users Debate The Best Seat On The Subway

It's time to put an end to the stirring debate over which seat is the best when taking the subway. New Yorkers are offering up their hot takes on the matter, while other Twitter users are putting
Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for Transit’ Schemes

Cities Struggle to Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for Transit’ Schemes

Helsinki, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Singapore, and other metros have been experimenting with on-demand buses—and not seeing a lot of success.
naruse inokuma transforms seoul’s noksapyeong station with a ‘dance of light’

naruse inokuma transforms seoul’s noksapyeong station with a ‘dance of light’

the appearance of the interior changes throughout the day, with the structure becoming almost invisible at night. The post naruse inokuma transforms seoul’s noksapyeong station with a ‘dance of light’
rombout frieling lab’s interactive bus stop has rotating pods that serve as windshields

rombout frieling lab’s interactive bus stop has rotating pods that serve as windshields

dubbed station of being, this bus stop by rombout frieling lab aims to free travelers from the duty of looking out for the bus. The post rombout frieling lab’s interactive bus stop has rotating pods

VW will roll out self-driving electric shuttles in Qatar's capital

If you visit Qatar in the next few years, you might find yourself riding in a driverless vehicle. Volkswagen and Qatar have struck a deal that will bring self-driving electric vehicles to the public
dietmar feichtinger unites ostend railway station with giant roof canopy

dietmar feichtinger unites ostend railway station with giant roof canopy

the role of the canopy is not just to shelter, but also to unite the site and ensure that travelers are able to intuitively navigate their way through the station. The post dietmar feichtinger unites

Transit's Apple Watch app returns after two-year hiatus

More than a few well-known developers pulled their Apple Watch apps in the past couple of years due to technical obstacles or just a lack of interest, but one of those apps has come roaring back. As
freiburg’s ‘pavilion on europaplatz’ by j.mayer h. is a tram stop and restaurant combined

freiburg’s ‘pavilion on europaplatz’ by j.mayer h. is a tram stop and restaurant combined

the structure becomes a meeting point that combines the needs of public transportation and urban experience. The post freiburg’s ‘pavilion on europaplatz’ by j.mayer h. is a tram stop and restaurant
zaha hadid architects reveals tallinn rail terminal that doubles as a public bridge

zaha hadid architects reveals tallinn rail terminal that doubles as a public bridge

the circulation routes through the building determined the station's spatial geometry. The post zaha hadid architects reveals tallinn rail terminal that doubles as a public bridge appeared first on

Google's Waze-like app for public transit hits five more cities

Last year, Google incubator Area 120 announced a public transit app that works in a similar way to Waze. Users of Pigeon report transit information to help others know if they're likely to face delays