SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
Business leaders in Las Vegas are building a first-of-its-kind urban transportation model.
4 | April 19, 2013 4:00am |
The CEO of Amtrak is credited with moving the rail line forward after decades of under-use and neglect. Can he herald the arrival of super-fast trains along the Northeast Corridor?
19 | April 16, 2013 3:00am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
Welcome to SmartPlanet's newest blog, Transport Theory. From hybrid cars to high-speed rail to boats, trains and airplanes, contributor Ami Cholia will bring us the latest news and help us...
3 | February 15, 2011 6:20am |
Is it down to age and income, or simply as a means to avoid tax?
1 | May 14, 2013 3:42pm |
Is $1 million for a bus stop justifiable to promote a town?
18 | April 5, 2013 6:43am |
With the first Baby Boomer set to turn 65 next year, the transportation industry should be preparing for a senior boom. ITNAmerica devised a solution that combines volunteer efforts with a...
4 | December 16, 2010 4:00am |
With data from thousands of cell phones, IBM is creating a better commute.
1 | May 1, 2013 6:36am |
DELHI -- India has nearly a billion mobile phone users, but only a fraction of those have Web access, whether on their phones or on computers. Start-up Innoz is bridging that gap.
May 20, 2013 12:00am |
A new study shows how cities big and small have developed innovative transportation systems. Find out what cities made the list.
4 | February 23, 2011 9:00am |
Syed Hoda, chief of Cisco's smart transportation unit, discusses the massive business opportunity in connected transportation, and how it could change the way we work, play and live.
December 1, 2010 4:39am |
General Electric begins its march to an "Industrial Internet" revolution with sensor-laden services for railroads, airplanes, hospitals, utilities and manufacturers.
November 29, 2012 7:20am |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
8 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Could the future of our public transport rely on electric vehicles? Probably not.
2 | March 13, 2013 5:06am |
The big glass panels that are built into skyscrapers could soon produce solar power.
2 | May 12, 2013 7:44pm |
Energy futurist Chris Nelder argues that we should consider high speed rail and freight rail in the context of full lifecycle costs and total transportation reform.
20 | October 19, 2011 6:00am |
Owning a car is getting pricier, according to a study by AAA. Maybe that's why proximity to mass transit has pushed home prices higher.
8 | April 16, 2013 2:35pm |
The same machine that analyzes those cloth swatches that TSA agents wipe against your carry-on could now be retrofitted to detect black powder explosives.
May 8, 2013 2:00pm |
One million bus journeys in London have now been completed using the new payment method in just four months.
1 | April 12, 2013 5:00am |
The food truck industry is growing, but there are forces bringing it down.
11 | May 7, 2013 10:10am |