SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
Do you like to stand or sit? If you choose to stand, do you prefer vertical poles or overhead bars? Researchers spent weeks recording our decisions.
2 | April 18, 2013 1:20pm |
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 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 |
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 |
Retailers including Bloomingdales have begun using body scanners - those infernal machines that irradiate you at the airport - to size jeans for the perfect fit.
2 | April 11, 2013 8:31pm |
Is there a market for solutions based on the concept of "urban impact"?
April 11, 2013 2:35pm |
3D printing is transforming numerous industries. Can it do the same with cities?
April 9, 2013 9:44am |
An eight-year trend suggests that perhaps the U.S. should re-examine its infrastructure priorities.
10 | April 8, 2013 4:49am |
Is $1 million for a bus stop justifiable to promote a town?
18 | April 5, 2013 6:43am |
Can a crowdfunding scheme improve a car company's brand loyalty with Millennials?
3 | April 5, 2013 4:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- The local city government wants to reclaim the city center for pedestrians and bicyclists. But can a formula that's been used in Europe and Asia work in this chaotic South American...
2 | April 5, 2013 3:00am |
How many Americans approve of the Keystone XL pipeline project, and does this relate to their political views?
3 | April 4, 2013 6:51am |
Business confidence and emerging markets contribute to an increase in passenger numbers.
April 3, 2013 2:21pm |
Hyundai and Kia Motors are recalling over 1.8 million vehicles in the United States.
5 | April 3, 2013 1:43pm |
MTA officials hope a 7-foot wall in the middle of Jamaica Bay will protect the A train from storm surges and debris for the next century.
16 | April 2, 2013 10:14am |
A new traffic system aims to reduce congestion by having 4,400 traffic lights work together.
4 | April 2, 2013 9:11am |
Freight rail companies are pouring big money into new capital projects. Why? Read on.
62 | April 1, 2013 7:05am |
JEREZ, Spain -- As motorcycle racing season revs up, will new low-cost bikes be able to compete in this costly competition?
2 | April 1, 2013 3:06am |
Are we closer to the end of the automobile era than we realize?
11 | March 28, 2013 9:14am |
Decades ago, only the rich drank imported bottled water. Now, two women are hoping the elite will start a new (old) trend: drinking local water.
7 | March 28, 2013 1:45am |