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Ride-Hailing Apps Like Uber Could Reduce Public Transit Use And That’s A Problem 

Ride-hailing companies see themselves as a way to reduce the reliance on automobile ownership and a path forward to eliminate god-awful congestion. But a new study on the impact of companies like Uber and Lyft from the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies offers a different outlook: Instead, it turns out,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hyperloop One Rebrands As ‘Virgin Hyperloop One’ After Richard Branson Invests In Transit Startup

Building a futuristic hyperloop system won’t be cheap, so startup Hyperloop One’s surely feeling good today, after it announced billionaire Richard Branson had made an investment in its endeavor. And with that, the company’s rebranding to a not-clunky-whatsoever-name: Virgin Hyperloop One.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Hyperloop One Rebrands As ‘Virgin Hyperloop One’ After Richard Branson Invests In Transit Startup

Building a futuristic hyperloop system won’t be cheap, so startup Hyperloop One’s surely feeling good today, after it announced billionaire Richard Branson had made an investment in its endeavor. And with that, the company’s rebranding to a not-clunky-whatsoever-name: Virgin Hyperloop One.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Deal With Manspreaders

Mechanical problems, a lack of funding, and inconsistent schedules are turning the MTA into a nightmare. What’s worse, on the off chance you’re blessed with a seat, you’re probably running into more manspreaders, people (guess what kind) who decide their self-confidence requires more seat than they paid for. If you’re…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Driverless Bus Goes on Rolling Rampage in Brooklyn

Everybody makes mistakes. Like, for instance, let’s say you drive a bus, and you just finished a night shift, and you stop, and you’re tired, and maybe you accidentally put the bus in neutral instead of park on top of a hill, and you hop off and start walking home. And, yes, maybe the bus […]

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Would You Wear a “Baby on Board” Button to Get a Seat on the Subway? 

The standing pregnant subway rider poses a dilemma for politeness: do you offer up your seat so she can sit down, or mind your own business in case she’s not pregnant and would be mortified that you assumed she was?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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