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Study: Bike-share programs affect transit ridership

March 11th, 2019 at 11:13 am » Comments Off

Introducing bike-share to a city correlates with an increase in light and heavy rail ridership, but a drop in bus ridership, according to a study from researchers at the University of Kentucky. The study found a 1.8% decrease in bus ridership. In addition, heavy rail ridership experienced a decrease of 1.3% per year after ride-hailing […]



The wild new passenger jet with no middle seats, ever

December 7th, 2018 at 1:26 am » Comments Off

Fast and fierce: The Embraer E190-E2, nicknamed the Profit Hunter, is part of the E2 family of regional jets, which encompasses the E175-E2, E190-E2, and E195-E. (CNN) — There’s a shark on the runway. No, it’s not some nightmare scenario brought about by severe flooding, but a real-deal Embraer E190-E2 aircraft, painted up in a […]



Virgin Trains USA to start running through Florida

November 26th, 2018 at 12:11 pm » Comments Off

Brightline’s Miami-West Palm Beach link will be rebranded in 2019 Sir Richard Branson is extending his rail empire across the Atlantic. Virgin Group has announced that it will take a minority share in Brightline, a start-up train operator in Florida. Brightline launched express services earlier this year from Miami via Fort Lauderdale to West Palm […]



This country is the first in the world to offer free public transit

October 22nd, 2018 at 6:58 am » Comments Off

“There’s no doubt that we not only cover the costs, but also come out with a surplus.” Estonia made waves in 2014 for becoming the first country to offer digital citizenship and for using blockchain technology to transform civic life. Now the country is improving the physical experience of being a citizen by offering free […]



The world’s first hydrogen train is now in service

September 21st, 2018 at 10:37 am » Comments Off

  Two Coradia iLint trains have begun running a line in northern Germany. The world’s first (and second) hydrogen-powered trains have entered service in northern Germany, marking the start of a new era for sustainable travel. Two Coradia iLint trains, made by Alstom, have begun working the line between Cuxhaven and Buxtehude just west of […]



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