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Man Spends 14 Hours Riding The Longest NYC Subway Route

New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for taking leisurely strolls, but leisurely subway riding? The concept is as foreign as ketchup on pizza. That’s why most city slickers will have no idea that the longest non-repeating subway route is 250km and includes over 54 transfers. Why should they? Who on Earth is ever going to ride that?

These Are The 21 Most Obnoxious People You'll See Riding Public Transport

Let’s face it, garbage humans are everywhere — and that doesn’t even include the dude having a VR experience in the subway seat next to you. Here are the most obnoxious people you’ll probably run into on a public transport system near you.

Aussie Startup Is Airbnb For Parking

Nowhere to leave your car at work? A Melbourne team is making it easy to rent unused parking spots across Australia. Better yet, it’s free to put up a listing.

Crossrail to Hyperloop: The World's Most Innovative Public Transport Systems

If you mention public transport to someone the first thing that usually comes to mind is grotty night buses and over-crowded trains. But thankfully, it doesn’t have to be like this — there are innovative, futuristic systems out there, such as the UK’s Crossrail, that aim to ease our commuter-woes. Whether it’s personal pods, improved air travel or 1100km/h trains, below are a few of our favourite innovative public transport systems.

Can You Guess A City By Its Transit Stops Alone?

Do you consider yourself a transit nerd? The Center for Neighbourhood Technology has a doozy of a challenge for you: An quiz that asks you to name a US city based on a map of its public transportation system. The rub: It only shows you the stops. You can’t see the routes.

NSW Transport Is Now Selling Smart Wallets For Opal Cards

So you’ve just received your shiny new Opal card, granting you access to NSW’s fancy electronic ticketing system. You shove the card into your regular wallet or purse… but something’s not right. It’s simply not stylish or convenient enough! Whatever shall you do to escape this quandary of practical fashion? NSW Transport, fortunately, has the answer — an Opal smart wallet you can stick on the back of your phone.

New Android Feature Wakes You Up For Your Bus Or Train Stop

Android Police just discovered a cool new Google Now feature: when you’re taking public transportation, you can set an alarm to make sure you don’t sleep through your stop. No more waking up stranded at the end of the line!

Brazil Train Station Looks Like A Nightmarish Ocean Of Drowning People

It’s like that horrifying scene in World War Z when zombies are just on top of each other. It’s like a mosh pit that never ends for all of eternity. It’s a human traffic jam with absolutely no room to breathe.

China's Batty Proposal For An Under-Sea Train To The United States

A lone report in China’s state-run Beijing Times claims the nation is already in discussions to build an 12,870+ kilometre railroad connecting China, Russia, Canada and the US — including a 201.2km undersea tunnel spanning the Bering Strait. Forget taking this with a grain of salt, you’re gonna need the whole shaker.

Sydney's Opal Card Rollout Continues Out West

Just as Transport NSW promised last year, the Opal card project is moving along at a rapid clip. As of today, Opal card readers have been installed in 120 train stations around the Sydney metropolitan network; the most recent rollout means the tap-on, tap-off system now extends from Casula in the south, to Wyong in the north, to Richmond and Emu Plains out west.

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