public transportation

As Uber Reels, Lyft Makes a Big Push in the Midwest and Northeast

Yesterday Lyft announced an expansion in over 50 U.S. cities – adding to the 40 new communities it brought on last month. And…

Watch Out, Uber and Lyft: Google’s Waze Takes On Ride-Sharing

Google’s traffic navigation app Waze plans to expand and take on ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. But don't expect drivers to use it…

What Japan Can Teach America About Sustainable Transportation

The U.S. has made huge strides in cutting back greenhouse gas emissions – but one sector that remains dirty is transportation. 3p's Nithin…

Israel, the Detroit of E-Bikes & E-Scooters

Visit Tel Aviv and other cities across Israel, and e-bikes and e-scooters are almost as common as bicycles. And Israel's Startup Nation has…

U.K. Government Sued Over Air Pollution Levels

ClientEarth, which describes itself as a group of activist lawyers committed to a cleaner planet, is suing the U.K. government over what it…

Norway’s Capital Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions in Half by 2020

If your company has a new transportation, energy or “smart cities” technology and you need a living laboratory to test it out, consider…

Lyft Co-Founder: Autonomous Cars Will Be the Future in 5 Years

Autonomous cars will provide the majority of Lyft's rides in five years, co-founder John Zimmer wrote on Medium over the weekend.

3p Weekend: These Partnerships Are Out to Revolutionize Transportation

This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America's largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver…

Is High-Speed Train Travel Worth the Investment?

With all the pros of high-speed trains, from fast travel times to limiting pollution, people often wonder why they aren’t even more widespread.…

An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation

The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more…

China’s Straddling Bus Slams into a Great Wall of Ridicule

Shortly after it completed its test run in the city of Qinhuangdao, publications began to question the viability of China's futuristic 'straddling bus.'

Futuristic ‘Straddling Bus’ in China Promises to Transform Public Transport

Last week in the Chinese coastal city of Qinhuangdao, a massive electric vehicle that can drive over two lanes of automobile traffic made…

Tesla Announces Part 2 of Its Master Plan, With Part 1 Still Unfulfilled

Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from…

Uber Takes on New York’s MTA with Cheap Rides in Manhattan

New Yorkers can now score a two-week unlimited UberPool commuting fare card for just $49. That makes Uber rides around much of Manhattan…

With Bridges Burned Elsewhere, Uber Looks to Africa for Opportunity

Uber has its struggles, but there is one market where the ridesharing company is eyeing virgin territory and sees potential: Africa.