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New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes To Walk, Not Ride A Train

Transport for London has released another alternative version of the Tube map — and it’s actually really useful. The London transport manager has created a ‘Walk the Tube’ map, which shows how long it takes to totter between stations.

The Future Of Rail Travel -- And Why It Doesn't Look Like Hyperloop

As the world’s population becomes increasingly urbanised, it is estimated that the number of journeys measured in passenger-kilometres will triple by 2050. Roads simply can’t absorb this increase.

Charging Your Phone On A London Overground Train Could Get You Arrested

What’s worse than a long, cramped train journey? A long, cramped train journey without a smartphone to distract yourself with. But for artist Robin Lee, leaving his phone in his pocket may have been a more sensible option, as charging his device through a London Overground train’s power socket unexpectedly led to his arrest.

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes More Sense For Mars Than California

Ever wanted to ride to work in a screaming roller-coaster gun? If your answer was yes: good news!

This 46,000-Tonne Cargo Ship Was Deliberately Run Aground 

This gigantic car transporter has been run aground — on purpose — after it began to list just off the coast of the UK. It weighs 46,000 tonnes, is laden with 1400 cars — and now needs to be righted.

California's 350km/h High-Speed Railway Is Finally Being Built

It’s been a long time coming, but the state of California is finally building its long-promised high-speed rail link. The new line, which will see trains travel at up to 350km/h, will finally start construction this week.

Are These The Self-Driving Cars Of The Future?

The self-driving car is still a little way off hitting the mainstream, but when it does it could change the way we travel around our cities. Certainly design consultancy IDEO thinks so, if these concepts are anything to go by.

These Amazing Autonomous Trains Are The Future Of London's Subway

Underground train lines may be dark and gloomy, but the rolling stock that uses them needn’t be. These sleek autonomous trains are what London plans to ferry its inhabitants in within the next 10 years.

The Ad For Sydney's Contactless Public Transport Card Is The Weirdest Thing You'll Watch Today

New South Wales has been trying to get its head around the whole contactless travel card thing for a while now, and with the new Opal system, it looks like it’s on to a winner. What I’m still trying to wrap my head around is the first ad for the Opal card. Brace yourselves.

The First Personal Maglev Transport System Is Being Built In Israel

SkyTran — a NASA Space Act company — is finally building a pilot of its computer-controlled, two-person, high-speed maglev transport system. Cars run six metres above the ground and can be ordered by a smartphone app.

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