Designer Randy Gregory II recently presented his "100 Improvements to the New York Subway" project. TreeHugger alum and current Business Insider transportation writer, Alex Davies, has compiled 17 of the most inexpensive and simple ideas.
As firefighters continue to fight the blaze, the explosion has already rekindled the debate over transporting oil by rail or by pipeline. Here's a review of the cause of the debate and why there's no easy solution, but definitely room to improve.
Patrick Dowd has a new vision for inspiring travel: "Ride a train. Change the world." That's the vision behind The Millennial Trains Project, which is a cross-country train journey for developing world-changing ideas.
Freight rail is a very efficient way to move goods over long distances, moving a ton of freight around 500 miles on a single gallon of diesel. But railroads still burn around 3.1 billion gallons of diesel a year just in the U.S.