Category Archives: transportation

Schwebebahn: Why Wuppertal’s Trains Are Much Cooler Than Yours

Wuppertal has possibly the world’s most badass public transport: a 120-year-old swingin’ suspension railway. But the question is: why? When everyone else was busy building trams and undergrounds, what made Wuppertal say “NOPE”, and build this instead? *** Tom Scott … Continue reading

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Around the World in So Many Ways

Buckle up. In this reel, we’re cruising the canals of Holland’s Little Venice, we’re riding with an all-female motorcycle club in New Orleans, and we’re boarding the Scottish airline Loganair for the shortest flight in the world.

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Cities in Focus | Los Angeles Metro: Promoting Mass Transit

For Los Angeles Metro, marketing isn’t just about increasing the bottom line. It’s about reducing traffic, cleaning the air and making people’s commutes in this auto-clogged city a bit less stressful.

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Wanis Kabbaj: What a driverless world could look like

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Everything is Incredible

Everything is Incredible from Tyler Bastian on Vimeo.

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WhiteCliffs – Dover TimeLapse from Mattia Bicchi Photography on Vimeo.

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Tsunami ghost ship spotted off the coast of British Columbia

Originally posted on Eideard:
A fishing trawler swept away more than a year ago by a tsunami off the east coast of Japan has been spotted floating near British Columbia…”It looks fairly sound and has rust streak from being out…

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Originally posted on THECULTKID:
A few weekends ago, my friends and I decided to head up North for the hot air balloon festival. This year is the 17th Hot Air Balloon Festival, held in Clark, Pampanga. It was coined as…

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Brazil’s Olympian Task: Cleaning Junkyard Airports Before the Games – WSJ.com

A decaying Douglas C-47 in Tabatinga BRASÍLIA—Getting Brazil’s overcrowded airports ready to play host to soccer’s 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games has run into an unexpected obstacle: airplane cemeteries on the tarmac. At airfields from the muggy … Continue reading

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Before the flood: New York City is just beginning to gird for the ‘100-year storm,’ if it’s not already too late | Capital New York

Before the flood: New York City is just beginning to gird for the ‘100-year storm,’ if it’s not already too late | Capital New York.

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