Transport Theory

Modes of transportation and the systems, infrastructure and innovation that support them.


Google Maps now has live transit updates

Google announces real-time public transport updates, and delay notifications for Google Maps and the Android.


GM chief pushes for higher gas taxes

GM's chief Dan Akerson believes that raising the gas tax would lead to an increase in people buying fuel-efficient cars, and that would be far more beneficial for the environment than forcing automake...


Sales of hybrids, plug-ins hit a 16-month low

Sales of hybrids and plug-ins hit a 16-month low as supply from earthquake-stricken Japan dwindles and competition from cheaper, fuel-efficient gas-powered cars rises.