Category: Transportation

Tesla’s Semi Trucks

Tesla’s Semi Trucks

  Tesla is producing semi-trucks in 2019. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, is releasing this product as a competitor to the lower-cost diesel vehicles. The electric tractors are meant to reduce environmental impact, reduce ownership cost, and improve safety. The steering wheel will be in the center of the car with the ability for the driver to navigate while […]

World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland

World’s Longest Tunnel to Open in Switzerland

  Traveling around Europe by train is about to get a whole lot faster, thanks to the opening of Switzerland’s Gotthard Base Tunnel. It is the product of 17 years of work, including cutting through solid rock at depths of up to 7,500 feet. It cost $12 billion — as well as the lives of eight workers. The project also marks […]

Elevated Bus in China

Elevated Bus in China

    Now engineers in China, the world’s most populated country, have come up with a way to overcome the problem of getting around in traffic. Designs for a new elevated bus has been unveiled at a tech expo in China, which will apparently be able to carry 1,200 passengers over the top of cars and let traffic to pass […]

St. Helena is Expected to have it s 1st Airport February 2016

St. Helena is Expected to have it s 1st Airport February 2016

  The isolated island, with just 4,500 residents, is about to enter the aviation age. Despite a fascinating history and unique wildlife, tourists are few and far between. The residents’ reaction to the news. Currently, the only way to reach St. Helena is by taking a five and a half days boat ride from South Africa. With the opening of the […]

Tesla’s Model X First SUV 

Tesla’s Model X First SUV 

  Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors has mastered the sporty two-seater and the elegant sedan. Now, it wants to conquer the family hauler. Its target market is a female as there is a strong for SUVs. The Tesla X only has a 90 kilowatt-hour battery and only comes with all-wheel drive. However the price tag for a full performance SUV is […]

Man Gets Ticket For Not Riding In Bike Lane, Films Himself Crashing Into Things

  This guy tried to explain to the cops that he had to leave the bike lane for valid reasons but they did not want to listen and issued him with a $50 fine.  He made a little movie about riding his bike in the bike lane and this is the result. Via TrueActivist.com

Walkonomics App: Best Walking Route

Walkonomics App: Best Walking Route

  Walkonomics was seen in The Guardian ‘Best iPhone Apps of the Week’. It is an app that will help you find the most walkable routes to your destination. So far the app works in the following 7 cities: Central London Paris New York San Francisco Toronto Buenos Aires Glasgow How it works: Walkonomics analyses over 1.7 million street trees […]

Uber Prices At London Tube Strike

Uber Prices At London Tube Strike

  A few days ago, a massive strike by London Underground workers caused Uber prices to go up as much as 3 times. For some emergencies such as Hurricane Sandy, Uber did not increase rates, however not in this situation. According to Quartz “London made extra buses, bicycles, and riverboats available in an attempt to compensate for the outage, but […]

Transform Your Bike Into a SmartBike

Transform Your Bike Into a SmartBike

  Helios Ride launched a Kickstarter fund last year for the release of the world’s first integrated headlight & blinker system for bicycles which also utilizes Bluetooth 4.0 & GPS to add smart features to any bike. Helios has both Andiod and iOs Apps. Here’s all the great new stuff we packed into Helios Bars V2 for you: Brighter Headlight […]

Cargo Bikes Everywhere

Cargo Bikes Everywhere

  Cargo bikes were once used to deliver goods and services. Today, they are on the verge of revolutionizing transport in London. London-Consignment.com is raising awaress of independent cargo retailers that sell and service cargos. Four retailers to check out are London Green Cycles, Carry Me Bikes, Bikefix, and Richmond Cycle Centre. For example, London Green Cycles has advertised “Hybrid, folder, road bike, dutch bike, hub gears, […]

Copenhagen’s Bike Increase Jumped 5% to 41%

Copenhagen’s Bike Increase Jumped 5% to 41%

  Copenhagen is known to have more bikes than people. Last year, bike usage increased by 5% due to 17 large Metro construction sites in the city that make driving unpleasant. Increased bike usage was not deliberate, it became the preferred option when driving due to construction became inconvenient. Lesson learned is that there is a more effective way to […]

Bankrupt Bixi Montreal Bike Sharing Program

Bankrupt Bixi Montreal Bike Sharing Program

  Bixi owes $50M, files for bankruptcy protectionPopular bike-sharing service gets taken over by City of Montreal. The company that owns Bixi — the Public Bike System Company, known in French as the Société de vélos en libre-service (SVLS) — owes $50 million to various creditors, including the City of Montreal. Coderre said rather that sinking more money into the […]

Amazon Prime Air Delivery Uses Electric Drones

Amazon Prime Air Delivery Uses Electric Drones

  On Sunday’s 60 Minutes, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos dragged Charlie Rose out of his black-backgrounded studio and to Amazon HQ to show off “Amazon Prime Air”, an electric drone aircraft that could someday deliver packages directly to customers’ homes and offices. He said, “We can do half-hour delivery, and we can carry objects — we think — up to five […]

OLEV Buses Charge While Driving

OLEV Buses Charge While Driving

  We’ve heard of electric vehicles having to wait and park in order to recharge. Although innovative, this is not convenient. To tackle this problem, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a solution. The system, called OLEV (online electric vehicle), lets vehicles charge themselves while on the road or even when stationary. Last month, two […]

Elon Musk Hyperloop Solar Powered Train

Elon Musk Hyperloop Solar Powered Train

      Elon Musk, the co-founder of PayPal and chief executive of Tesla Motors (TSLA) , the highest-performing, highest-rated all-electric car in North America, has just released his plans for the solar powered Hyperloop train. He released the 57 page PDF file of the Hyperloop without patents, under an open source license. Solar arrays will cover the top of tubes […]