United States Blocks Inter-Korean Railway Project

By Zoom In Korea, Popular Resistance. -

The UN Command, headed by the United States, refused to allow a South Korean train to travel to North Korea for a joint North-South inspection of railway conditions for the planned [...]

The Best Tool For Reducing Traffic Deaths? More Transit!

By Angie Schmitt, Usa.streetsblog.org -

A new analysis of traffic fatalities by the American Public Transit Association found that cities with the most transit trips per capita had roadway death rates that were roughly half those of [...]

Environmental Experiment Along 18 miles In Georgia Seeks Greener Highways

By Emme Hall, Cnet.com -

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country. Car manufacturers are hard at work making their new vehicles as [...]

Meet Noah, The Circular Car Of The Future

By Christine Lepisto, Treehugger.com -

Meet Noah. This lightweight plug-in electric city car scoots two people and their stuff around for up to 149 miles (240 km) on a single charge and can reach speeds of 68 miles per hour (110 [...]

Facing Deadly Levels Of Pollution, Will California Finally Step Up?

By Kate Harveston, Popular Resistance. -

Humans do not exist in a vacuum. We are very much a part of the world, a part of our Mother Earth. And when Mother Earth is ailing, we fall sick as well. Indeed, multiple studies done by the [...]

Transportation Strikes, University Protests Continue To Shake France

To Macron’s dismay, the popular movements show no signs of slowing down. The Air France tussle over salaries is separate from the larger and politically more significant stand-off between [...]

Strikes By Railway Workers And Aircrews Paralyze France

By Staff, Wsws.org -

Seventy-seven percent of the train drivers and 69 percent of the inspectors were on strike. As a result, seven out of eight long-distance trains [TGVs], four out of five regional trains and two [...]

French Civil Servants And Rail Workers Strike In Test For Macron

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in the streets of France on Thursday and strikes caused travel misery for millions in a showdown between trade unions and President Emmanuel Macron that [...]

The Case For Free Public Transport

By Connor Beaton, Socialistproject.ca -

Rail fares across the UK have soared in comparison to those of our European neighbours, and Scottish transport contracts go out to tender in a farcical franchise system whereby public sector [...]

Access Denied: Case Demanding Elevators In All Subway Locations

By Erik McGregor, Erikmcgregorphotography.blogspot.com -

NEW YORK, NY - The Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), on behalf of a coalition of several organizations and individuals, filed a lawsuit against the city for violating the New York City Human [...]

German Cities To Trial Free Public Transport To Cut Pollution

By Philip Oltermann, Theguardian.com -

“Car nation” Germany has surprised neighbours with a radical proposal to reduce road traffic by making public transport free, as Berlin scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big [...]

Grassroots Movement Wins Millions In Fare Reductions For Portlanders

By Shawn Fleek, Inequality.org -

Policymakers often overlook the people they’re meant to serve. When people aren’t fairly treated or meaningfully involved in the decisions which impact them, it leads to environmental injustice. [...]

Trump Infrastructure Plan: Pay Tolls And Privatized Highways

By Steven Rosenfeld, Mintpressnews.com -

As President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address Tuesday, pay close attention to his next big priority—an infrastructure plan—which, over time, could eclipse the [...]

US Has Deadly Accidents And Crumbling Infrastructure

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout.org -

Japan's high-speed bullet train system carries 1 million riders every day and has a remarkable safety record, at least compared to passenger trains in the United States. Passengers have taken [...]

Unionized Metro Transit Workers Authorize Strike During Super Bowl

By Janet Moore, startribune.com -

By Janet Moore for the Star Tribune - Unionized bus drivers, LRT operators and others at Metro Transit voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer and authorize a strike during Super [...]