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How America Killed Transit- Jonathan English

One hundred years ago, the United States had a public transportation system that was the envy of the world. Today, outside a few major urban centers, it is barely on life support. Even in New York City, subway ridership is well below its 1946 peak. Annual per capita transit trips in the U.S. plummeted from … Continue reading How America Killed Transit- Jonathan English

Can A Toyota Deal Save Uber’s Robotaxi Dreams – And CEO’s IPO Hopes – Alan Ohnsman

Uber’s self-driving vehicle program has been rocked by a fatal collision, a costly legal fight with Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo and the sudden dissolution of its robotic-trucking project. But a new partnership and investment from Toyota Motor Corp. could help change that and aid Uber’s plans for an IPO by 2019. The Japanese automotive giant will … Continue reading Can A Toyota Deal Save Uber’s Robotaxi Dreams – And CEO’s IPO Hopes – Alan Ohnsman

With the launch of Eurostar’s newest route, high-speed rail links a fractured Europe — Quartz

After several delays, Eurostar’s newest direct route from London to Amsterdam has an official launch date, beefing up the UK’s transport links with the continent—right as the continent’s political situation does the opposite. The April 4 launch date will add a third destination to Eurostar’s existing links between London, Paris, and Brussels. While there will… via … Continue reading With the launch of Eurostar’s newest route, high-speed rail links a fractured Europe — Quartz

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