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Everyone In The US Went To Disney World For Thanksgiving

The most popular destination this Thanksgiving may not have been mum and pop’s house, but rather Miami Beach or Disney World, according to a telling visualisation of airline search data.

The Absolutely Insane $700 Billion Idea To Fix LA Traffic? Tunnels!

A few weeks ago LA unveiled a sweeping new transportation vision for the city that will swap car-centric planning with more transit, biking, and walking. But a different plan says getting people out of their cars is not the solution. What we really need, are more places for those cars to go. UNDERGROUND.

Here's The First Airport To Run 100% On Solar Power

Cochin International in southern India is the world’s first airport to be run solely on power from the sun. It became totally energy self-sufficient in August. How’s it holding up?

These Parks Are Reclaiming Ugly Urban Underpasses As Public Space

Manhattan’s rails-to-trails High Line sparked a global trend of turning old transit infrastructure into parks. But a new breed of public spaces aren’t waiting for the transportation around them to stop running — they’re transforming the ground below the still-active elevated tracks.

This Freeway Overpass Got Completely Replaced In 43 Hours

Remember Carmageddon, LA’s massive freeway widening project that was supposed to paralyse the city? (It didn’t.) The demolition of a single overpass alone took an entire weekend. Earlier this month, a major Beijing overpass was demolished and completely replaced in less than two days.

Volvo Is Designing The Autonomous Car That Could Eliminate All Traffic Deaths

As usual, traffic was apocalyptic on the freeway. So I cued up the Master of None episode I didn’t finish the night before, pulled out the Greek yogurt I hadn’t had time to eat for breakfast, reclined my seat way back, and relaxed. I may have even dozed off as my vehicle steered its way towards Santa Monica.

Here Are Sydney's New Underground Metro Stations

Sydney will soon be getting a “world-class” metro rail system to take commuters under Sydney Harbour, with NSW Premier Mike Baird yesterday revealing the six proposed metro stations. The first tunnel boring machine will be heading under the harbour before the end of 2018, aiming to help ease congestion on the Harbour Bridge and Harbour Tunnel during peak times.

Self-Driving Cars Will Be On Roads By 2020 But US Cities Won't Be Ready For Them

Even though at least seven autonomous car programs swear they will be street-ready by 2020, the truth is that US cities are woefully unprepared for this reality. Only six per cent of the US’s largest cities include any language about self-driving vehicles in their long-range transportation plans.

In The Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again

Travelling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very different.

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