New Jersey public transit was recently forced to remove the bugs it had installed on its light rail system after a public outcry, however Baltimore’s buses and subways remain under audio surveillance. All the while in Oakland, cops have hid mics around bus-shelters near the courthouses to capture audio of defendants and their lawyers discussing their cases.
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A new transportation system that could take commuters around Moscow at speeds of up to 1,200kph is in the works. Deputy Mayor Maxim Liksutov says a pilot Hyperloop project could begin in December.
Not too long ago, we had to assume that we would never be able to travel faster than light. This was based on scientists’ belief that we can travel through space but cannot change the nature of space itself. Then the idea of ‘Warp Drive’ came along to challenge all of the barriers that Einstein’s […]
This motorcycle concept is safer for passengers using the roads. It’s agility and sleek look is just the beginning.
Silicon Valley developed a fleeting infatuation with a startup called Zee.Aero not too long ago. The company had set up shop right next to Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., because Google tightly controls most of the land in the area. A reporter spotted patent filings showing Zee.Aero was working on a small, all-electric plane […]
Despite the hype, drones may be only one small part of the future of post. It’s expected that not only drones but self-driving trucks may be the next big thing in mail delivery.
As cars have gained more assistive driving features, many questions have been raised as to how driverless vehicles will be insured. If someone has an accident while being piloted by an autonomous car, who is at fault? The driver? The car itself ?
The US is only now warming up to the idea of electric cars and other eco-friendly modes of transportation, however Norway is whole-heartedly embracing them. It might become the first country to actually ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles in its aim to reach zero vehicle emissions by 2025.
I’m on a bus headed for Bletchley Park, however I’m not going to visit the UK’s second-world-war code breaking centre. In fact, I’m just along for the ride. I’m on an electric bus that is one of the first vehicles to use inductive charging technology. Its batteries charge wirelessly when the bus stops to pick up […]
After 17 years of construction, the Gotthard Base Tunnel has opened. It’s a 35-mile high-speed rail connection beneath the Swiss Alps and is now the longest transit tunnel in the world. You better believe that Hyperloop engineers are paying attention.