In Japan, rooftop veggie patches that cater to harried commuters
March 24, 2014, 1:23 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In Tokyo, a city famous for squeezing green into the most unlikely of places, several railway stations are topped with garden allotments geared toward greenthumbed commuters.
Transit use growing faster than vehicle use in the U.S.
March 17, 2014, 3 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Millennials are abandoning cars in favor of bikes, walking and car-sharing, and it's finally showing up in the national stats.
Solar canopy transforms old railway bridge into London's newest landmark
February 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Five years in the making, Londoners can finally welcome a massive solar roof installed above a newly redeveloped railway station that spans the River Thames atop a Victorian-era bridge.
'No Pants Subway Ride': It's fun, but is it healthy?
January 13, 2014, 10:23 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
It's no less healthy than riding the subway in shorts.
How safe is train travel?
December 3, 2013, 12:57 p.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Traveling by rail is safe for many, and will become safer as positive train control upgrades are implemented.
How a climate scientist helped save New York's subway from Sandy
October 29, 2013, 10:08 a.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
By heeding Klaus Jacob's call to develop strategies to minimize the impact of flooding, the MTA prevented a longer subway closure and saved billions of dollars.