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Boy, the GOP’s Platform Really Rails on Public Transit

Goodbye subways! Goodbye bikes! Goodbye pedestrians strolling at night! The post Boy, the GOP’s Platform Really Rails on Public Transit appeared first on WIRED.


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Yes, a ‘Submerged Floating Bridge’ Is a Reasonable Way to Cross a Fjord

The first one in the world, maybe coming to a fjord near you. The post Yes, a ‘Submerged Floating Bridge’ Is a Reasonable Way to Cross a Fjord appeared first … Continue Reading →


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Lose Yourself in Tomoyuki Tanaka’s X-Ray Illustrations of Tokyo Train Stations

Get up close and personal with Tomoyuki Tanaka’s hand-drawn illustrations of Tokyo’s sprawling transit hubs. The post Lose Yourself in Tomoyuki Tanaka’s X-Ray Illustrations of Tokyo Train Stations appeared first … Continue Reading →


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This Hyperloop Lawsuit Is Insane

The co-founders of Hyperloop One are suing each other, and the details involve a suspiciously overpaid fiancée, an attempted coup, and a noose. The post This Hyperloop Lawsuit Is Insane … Continue Reading →


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Cash-Strapped Towns Are Un-Paving Roads They Can’t Afford to Fix

Rural areas all over the country are embracing this kind of strategic retreat. The post Cash-Strapped Towns Are Un-Paving Roads They Can’t Afford to Fix appeared first on WIRED.


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We Want To Hang Out At This Electrical Substation. No, Really

The Denny electrical substation shows how public infrastructure can bring a community together. The post We Want To Hang Out At This Electrical Substation. No, Really appeared first on WIRED.


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Watch London Get Its Shiny New Crossrail Tunnels Ready for Action

1,200 workers are spending 24 hours a day converting the underground tunnels, some of them 130 feet below the surface, into actual train tracks. The post Watch London Get Its … Continue Reading →


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Paris Opens the First Stretch of Its 28-Mile Bike Superhighway

Part of the city’s plans to reduce air pollution, the first leg of the new system debuted last May. The post Paris Opens the First Stretch of Its 28-Mile Bike … Continue Reading →


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Happy 60th Birthday, Interstate Highway System! You Look Awful

A three-step intervention for a middle-aged infrastructure project. The post Happy 60th Birthday, Interstate Highway System! You Look Awful appeared first on WIRED.


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Maglev Elevator Also Goes Sideways, Straight Up Willy Wonka Style

Willy Wonka goes subway, for accessibility’s sake. The post Maglev Elevator Also Goes Sideways, Straight Up Willy Wonka Style appeared first on WIRED.


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Columbus Just Won $50 Million to Become the City of the Future

The Ohio city wins the Department of Transportation’s $50 million challenge. The post Columbus Just Won $50 Million to Become the City of the Future appeared first on WIRED.


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Tesla’s Done Being an Automaker—It’s Now an Energy Company

Forget “well to wheels.” Tesla’s talking generation to acceleration. The post Tesla’s Done Being an Automaker—It’s Now an Energy Company appeared first on WIRED.


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Drones Are Now Inspecting NYC’s Famed Steam System

Con Ed wants to replace human inspections of its steam boilers with carbon fiber-armored drones. The post Drones Are Now Inspecting NYC’s Famed Steam System appeared first on WIRED.