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Travel and Public transit

Lyft’s Bid to Rule the Streets Now Includes Public Transit

September 13, 2018

Via: Wired

In today’s transportation landscape, opening the Lyft app on your phone is a sing of intent. It means that wherever you’re going, you’ve decided you won’t biking, or walking, or taking the bus. Maybe you’ll share the ride with a […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Global Ports Signs Concession Deal for Croatian Cruise Port

September 13, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The deal was signed between the company’s subsidiary Zadar International Port Operations d.o.o. and the Port Authority of Zadar. Under the terms of the contract, starting from the fourth quarter of 2018 GPH will manage all of the cruise port […]


Vehicles

Simulators Provide Virtual Scenarios for Real-World Autonomous Driving

September 12, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Self-driving cars virtually have made every mistake imaginable inside the office of Applied Intuition. One braked hard to miss a pup that had run into the street, another barely avoided a truck with a blown tire barreling down the freeway. […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach Gets USD 50 Mn for Zero Emissions Project

September 12, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board for a sweeping, transformative demonstration of a near-zero and zero-emissions supply chain at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The California […]


Vehicles

Mercedes’ Urbanetic Concept Is a Shape-Shifting Future Van

September 11, 2018

Via: Wired

Automakers make concept cars for one of two reasons. A: They have a good idea of what their next car will look like and want to share, but aren’t ready to reveal a final version yet. B: They have a […]


Vehicles

LA’s Teaming up With Other Cities to Get Cheaper EVs

September 11, 2018

Via: Wired

IT’S TIME FOR a new car. You’ve put it off as long as possible, but your old clunker guzzles gasoline—on the days it decides to start. You’ve dreaded this moment because buying a car stinks. Negotiating the right deal is […]


Vehicles

Trimble Moves to Unite Its Trucking Technology Businesses

September 10, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

HOUSTON — Trimble has acquired some of the biggest names in the trucking technology sector over the past several years. Now the global technology firm is taking steps to more closely unite those businesses, including PeopleNet, TMW Systems, ALK Technologies […]


Shipping

Cruise Lines Reroute Ships as Hurricane Florence Strengthens

September 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line have made changes to their itineraries in an effort to stay clear of the hurricane. The companies are continuing to monitor the situation as the storm is set to strengthen. […]


Impact & Regulations

Alaska DOT Reroutes Dalton Highway to Protect Road From Creeping ‘Blob’

September 7, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Alaska highway workers have moved the Dalton Highway to protect it from a giant mass of frozen debris oozing down a hillside. The approximately mile-long frozen debris lobe, consisting of dirt, ice and trees, is informally called “the blob.” It […]


Impact & Regulations

Ousting Elon Musk From Tesla Will Take More Than Lawsuits and Twitter Fights

September 7, 2018

Via: Wired

REPORTED SEC PROBES. Snowballing shareholder lawsuits. Email fights with reporters, a possible libel suit in the offing, a brow-furrowing interview with The New York Times. Yes, you could say Tesla’s Elon Musk has had quite the summer. And despite Thursday […]