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Thousands Of People Are Stuck In This Ridiculous Human Traffic Jam At A China Train Station

People in China have been trying to travel across the country for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday but some — if tens of thousands of people can be considered just some — have been stuck in one of the most insane human traffic jams in the world at the Guangzhou Railway Station in southern China. CNN reports that 100,000 people were waiting earlier this week while 33,000 are still stuck as of Wednesday morning.


California's Bullet Train Is Delayed, And Nobody Knows How Long It Will Take

“It may take us a little longer than we said to do this” was the update Dan Richard, chairman of California’s high-speed rail project, gave state legislators yesterday. But the insane infrastructure plan could, shockingly, be less of a cash suck than expected.


Watch A Train Travel Inside The Tunnels Of The New York City Subway System

Video: The New York City subway works, most of the time. It’s not the flashiest and it’s not the cleanest and it’s not always on time and it can get too crowded during rush hour but you can get all over the city for $US2.75. Not the worst deal! It’s also just part of the fabric of the city. Here are videos from DJ Hammers showing how the NYC subway works — you get to see trains run through an entire line from the perspective of the first car.


NYC's Subway Will Get Wi-Fi, USB Chargers And Mobile Tickets This Year

Over in the US, New York City is finally redesigning its subway system for the future. Or, to be like what most large transit systems have been like for a while now.


A Simple Map Shows Just How Shitty The NYC Subway System Is For People Using Wheelchairs 

It’s hard enough for most of us to get to work on time using the subway — but imagine if you only had access to less than 20 per cent of stations. That’s the reality for wheelchair users in New York, for whom getting around the city is sometimes a near-impossible task.


How Japan's Bullet Train Is Taking Over The World

The shinkansen — Japan’s bullet train that brought high-speed rail to the world in 1963 — is as symbolic for the nation as sushi and cherry blossoms. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to export it across the world. And so far, he seems to be doing just that.


Look At All The Wonderful Wooden Gears Inside This Elastic-Powered Locomotive

The wooden laser-cut dinosaur skeleton is a staple of most museum and science center gift shops. But a company called UGEARS has turned those wooden puzzles into engineering marvels with more gears and moving parts than a Swiss watch.


Waze Is Missing A Huge Opportunity To Actually Help People Improve Their Commutes

There was a frightening message waiting for many Angelenos last Friday as they fired up Waze for their evening commute. Two freeways were closed — one covered in a mudslide — and for many, the app warned of drive times that were doubled or more. The entire city of LA simultaneously canceled its dinner plans.


5 Ideas That Could Change The Future Of Trains

The Subway, the El, the Tube, the Métro: Trains have been transporting humans around cities since 1863. But too many public transit systems still run like they’re stuck in the 19th century. That needs to change.


LA And NYC's Public Transit Systems Got In A Twitter Fight Over Baseball

New Yorkers like to make fun of LA’s subway. Angelenos like to make fun of how New York is a raging hellhole of gentrification that reeks of desperation and greed, but with great trains! So with their baseball teams meeting in the playoffs, it’s only natural that their transit systems start talking smack.


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