public transportation

This weekend we make plans to exercise in more creative ways while on the road. We examine the complex world of transportation systems and the value they add — we all don’t suffer through commutes for nothing. There is a value for our efforts. And, in the spirit of traffic jams, we enjoy a video of traffic stuck on hold.

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People in Copenhagen hop on bikes and take to the dedicated paths. More than 30 per cent people use them as their usual means of transport; it’s projected that within the next five years, the number will hit 50 per cent.

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Jetboating on the St. Lawrence/Lachine Rapids I had a chance to meet up with one of the managers who tells me that this has become Montreal’s top tourist attraction. The shallow-draft boats for 27 years have been riding up the rapids and then careening down through the waves. Prices are around $65 for an hour-long […]

At approximately 5 p.m. on Monday, June 22nd, two trains crashed on the packed commuter metro Red Line near Tacoma Park, Md. The accident is the deadliest in the D.C.’s Metro’s 33-year history. Could it have been avoided?

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