Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A Cow-llision Alert System for Driving in India

Slow moo-ving cows pose a danger on Indian roadsPhoto: iStockphoto Anyone working on autonomous vehicle decision-making spends a lot of time worrying about edge cases—situations...

Laggard on the lake: Toronto’s mayor tries to improve transport

FEW cities these days have the cachet of Toronto. It ranks high on lists of the world’s most “liveable” cities (the Economist Intelligence Unit,...

Transport as a service: It starts with a single app

AMONG Helsinki’s contributions to innovation in transport is a tram kitted out as a fully functioning pub, which trundles through its centre in the...

Entrepreneurial transit: George Washington’s bus

IN PARTS of New York city, if you know what to look for, you will find a vast and quasi-legal transport network operating in...

Transport in the Middle East: Let’s go together

RIYADH, the Saudi capital, is no easy place to navigate. It sprawls over 1,500 square kilometres (580 square miles) and, but for a few...

A streetcar in the mire: Washington, DC’s pointless streetcar service finally opens

“LATE and over budget, streetcars are finally rumbling to life in Washington, DC. The long-awaited service, which has cost at least $135m to build,...

A muddled train of thought: Some Americans are upset at the prospect of free...

IT MAY be pantomime season, but unlike Cinderella revelers in Washington, DC, who stay out past the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve...

Ethiopia: Sub-Saharan Africa gets its first metro

GETTING around African cities is famously stressful. Whether in Nairobi, Lagos or Johannesburg most journeys involve negotiating roads clogged with honking cars and choked...

Subways in America: Gangway, please

IN LATE 2013, New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) released a comprehensive report on its capital investment needs for the next two decades. Buried...

Vancouver: More tax, less traffic?

VANCOUVER is the best place to live in the Americas, according to a quality-of-life ranking published earlier this month by Mercer, a consulting firm....

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