When the snow starts to fall, hashtags like #snow and #weather start to pop up on Twitter. Experts think it might be possible to track all that data to manage traffic during storms and make winter driving a little safer.
Can Detroit’s love for bikes become big business?
The data-driven solution was part marketing, part enforcement, and part community outreach.
A new report from the consulting firm McKinsey projects that self-driving cars will free up huge amounts of parking space, reduce auto accidents, and give people more time to consume TV shows, movies, and digital media.
A private company that wants to build a magnetic-levitation train line that would link Washington with New York in about an hour, plans to begin seeking federal regulatory approval next year. But the plan is only the latest of a series of proposals to speed up train travel times and relieve road and airspace crowding in the busy Northeast Corridor, most of which have gone nowhere.