fastcompany:

In the U.S., it’s about three times cheaper on average to drive an electric car than a gas-powered one. But certain states are much more EV-friendly than others. 
The 10 Cheapest States To Drive An Electric Vehicle

fastcompany:

In the U.S., it’s about three times cheaper on average to drive an electric car than a gas-powered one. But certain states are much more EV-friendly than others.

The 10 Cheapest States To Drive An Electric Vehicle

(via smarterplanet)

Tags: transit

explore-blog:

Edward Johnston’s 1916 hand-drawn alphabet for the London Underground, the world’s first subway system, which celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. 

explore-blog:

Edward Johnston’s 1916 hand-drawn alphabet for the London Underground, the world’s first subway system, which celebrates its 150th anniversary this year

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Despite the rising cost of maintaining the MetroCard system, it is not going anywhere anytime soon, officials concede, because no one is sure what will replace it.

explore-blog:

Mapping America’s bike lanes.

explore-blog:

Mapping America’s bike lanes.

(Source: explore-blog)

Tags: transit maps bike

wnyc:

Census figures suggest tens of thousands people FLY to work each week. Check out Transportation Nation’s interactive map of the top routes to the biggest “super commuter” cities.

wnyc:

Census figures suggest tens of thousands people FLY to work each week. Check out Transportation Nation’s interactive map of the top routes to the biggest “super commuter” cities.

Tags: transit

publicradiointernational:

Trains in Copenhagen have dedicated bicycle cars.
thegreenurbanist:


“Designing the bicycle cars was a challenge.  For the first few years cyclists and passengers had to struggle for the same tight space in front of the doors. Now there are dedicated cycle cars with flexible parking areas.”

-copenhagencyclechic.com

publicradiointernational:

Trains in Copenhagen have dedicated bicycle cars.

thegreenurbanist:

Designing the bicycle cars was a challenge.  For the first few years cyclists and passengers had to struggle for the same tight space in front of the doors. Now there are dedicated cycle cars with flexible parking areas.”

-copenhagencyclechic.com

Tags: transit

By late summer, 1,700 conductors will be using the Apple devices to scan tickets electronically and do much more.

Tags: amtrak transit

infoneer-pulse:

When it comes to rail traffic, Chicago is America’s speed bump.

Shippers complain that a load of freight can make its way from Los Angeles to Chicago in 48 hours, then take 30 hours to travel across the city. A recent trainload of sulfur took some 27 hours to pass through Chicago — an average speed of 1.13 miles per hour, or about a quarter the pace of many electric wheelchairs.

With freight volume in the United States expected to grow by more than 80 percent in the next 20 years, delays are projected to only get worse.

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Tags: transit trains

explore-blog:

Packaging tape with the NYC subway map, only the best thing ever.

Semi-relatedly, creative derivatives of the London Tube map.

(via explore-blog)

explore-blog:

The Milky Way as a subway map, and other creative derivatives of the London Tube map

explore-blog:

The Milky Way as a subway map, and other creative derivatives of the London Tube map

(Source: explore-blog)

Tags: space map transit