Future of Transportation

A look at how innovations can push forward how we move about the world, and what challenges they face.

A look at how innovations can push forward how we move about the world, and what challenges they face.

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    Can E-Bikes Go Mainstream?

    VanMoof, the Dutch e-bike company taking inspiration from Apple and Tesla, is one of the world’s hottest brands in a bike market remade by the pandemic. Will it help reshape urban transportation?

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    Construction of the California high-speed rail system is costing about $1.8 million a day, according to projections widely used by engineers and project managers.
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    How California’s Bullet Train Went Off the Rails

    America’s first experiment with high-speed rail has become a multi-billion-dollar nightmare. Political compromises created a project so expensive that almost no one knows how it can be built as originally envisioned.

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    With V2X technology, a car whose sensors or cameras detect a pothole in the roadway will be able to notify their drivers, giving them time to take evasive maneuvers, among other features.
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    Hello, Fellow Car. We’ve Got a Problem. Let’s Talk.

    A system called C-V2X — cellular vehicle-to-everything technology — will allow vehicles to communicate with each other, with a goal to save lives in the process.

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