Seattle is topping one of its famous floating bridges with light rail
May 22, 2017, 9:42 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The gridlock-relieving rapid transit project is a world's first.
The strange history of the man-eating lions of Tsavo
April 20, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by John Platt
The lions reportedly killed up to 135 people in 1898, but does the truth live up to the myth?
9 best train rides for exploring the national parks
October 26, 2016, 5:05 p.m. by Josh Lew
See the national parks in a whole new light with these train trips.
The Mississippi's longest pedestrian bridge is now open for strolling
October 26, 2016, 11:55 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Bikes are also more than welcome on Big River Crossing.
Metro LA's rail safety PSAs are a masterwork of gallows humor
June 29, 2016, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You'll never dare cross the yellow line again ...
How to make New York's Penn Station even more harrowing? Top it with a thrill ride
June 21, 2016, 5:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Train to Buffalo delayed? Just take a spin on a nauseating free-fall attraction.
In Japan, custom trenches help turtles cross railroad tracks with ease
December 8, 2015, 12:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With turtle-related train delays on the rise, engineers come up with an ingenious solution.
More trees than there were 100 years ago? It's true!
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take it
Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
Why are bees producing blue honey?
Birds are making their nests out of cigarette butts to ward off pests
Little girl feeds crows; in return, they bring her gifts