public transportation


How We Got Into This Mess: A History of Bay Area Transportation

Today, the San Francisco Bay Area is in the midst of another boom, but its transportation system is at peak capacity. Here's how…

When Will High-Speed Rail Move Forward?

High-speed rail has served to better assist travelers in countries across Europe, Asia and South America for over half a century. Due to…
Smart cities, Obama Administration, Pittsburgh, South Bend, urbanization, MetroLab, public transportation, Leon Kaye

Obama Administration Launches Smart Cities Initiative

The Obama administration announced a new smart cities initiative that promises $160 million in federal grants to help cities find new solutions to…
Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on local communities?

3p Weekend: 3 Ways #TechTitans Impact the Bay Area

Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on…

Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Transportation Crisis

TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the challenges facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities.…
starbucks, lyft, sharing economy, Leon Kaye

Starbucks Pairs With Lyft for Shared Rides and Values

Last week Starbucks announced an agreement with Lyft that could be beneficial for Lyft drivers, riders and even for some Starbucks employees. Is…
VW automated parking and EV charging

Automated Parking and EV Charging, Coming Soon to Your Parking Lot

Volkswagen is partnering in the European V-Charge initiative, designed to add the convenience of electric vehicle charging to automated parking and driverless cars.

Infographics: Commuting in the 30 Largest U.S. Cities

A recent report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute reveals the “who, when, how and how time-consuming” aspects of commuting in…
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Public Transit, Urban Density No Climate Panacea

A Boston University study maps carbon emissions over a period of more than 30 years. What is the outcome and how can we…

Following the Money in the Amtrak Tragedy

An Amtrak train derailed last week in Pennsylvania, which triggered a set of questions that are not often associated with tragedy. Questions like,…
Typical Google user is carbon neutral.

Google Offers $200 Million for New Campus, But Not All Are Buying In

Google has proposed a new campus and is offering Mountain View US$200 million in infrastructure and public benefits. But some locals are dubious.

3p Weekend: 10 Cities On the Cutting Edge

This week we tip our hats to 10 cities hard at work building the urban centers of tomorrow. The future is now.

Life in 2030: Will London’s Tube Tunnels Become Underground Cycle Paths?

London's tube tunnels may one day be home to underground cycle paths, predicts Masdar Blogging Contest runner-up Jonathan Powell.
Melbourne, cycling, bicycling, ANZ, NAB, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, bicycle racks, Docklands, public transportation, Leon Kaye, Australia

Australia’s ANZ: The World’s Most Sustainable and Cycling-Friendly Bank?

Melbourne does not have the most cycling-friendly reputation, but ANZ Bank is one company helping to make cycling mainstream.
Terrapass, cap and trade, California, refineries, Union of Concerned Scientists, Leon Kaye, energy efficiency, public transportation, environmental defense fund, gasoline prices

California Readies for Cap-and-Trade Next Steps

California will expand its cap-and-trade program in early 2015 by mandating refineries participate in the program. Is this a step forward for the…