Despite D.C.'s fatal crash, light rail is safe transit
June 23, 2009, 2:29 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
This week's Washington, D.C., train accident was horrific, but it's not a reason to stay away from light-rail trains. Cars cause a lot more carnage.
Ridin' the rails: Auto use down as Americans discover trains
March 10, 2009, 3:06 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Recession forcing Americans out of autos and into light rail (up 8.3 percent), subways (3.5 percent), buses (3.9 percent) and commuter rail (4.7 percent).
Last Call: 01/05
January 5, 2009, 5:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Will Obama offer some commuter stimulation? Will tool-wielding dolphins take over the world? Are seaweed and bacteria the future of transportation? Also, Bush bails out the Pacific Ocean, and conservationists sue to keep the EPA at bay.
How to green your commute: Carpooling and public transit
December 30, 2008, 11:24 a.m. by Michael Kodransky
Traffic driving you crazy? Let MNN get you on track to a more astute commute with these carpooling and public transit tips.
Cats go for the gold in 'catching' Olympians
Mystery of the pyramids' alignment finally solved by simple shadow trick
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
Watch as a blind elephant meets her new herd
Farmer saves oldest-known living Icelandic sea eagle
7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape