Public transport
Public transport (North American English: public transportation or public transit) is a shared passenger transport service which is available for use by the general public, as distinct from modes such...
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10 Aircrafts Secrets That You Didn't Know
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A train that would travel from NYC to Washington, D.C., in 30 minutes is on the way
Billionaire Elon Musk is bringing American infrastructure into the future one ambitious project at a time. The tech mogul is behind Tesla, which has been
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China Will Test A 'Straddle Bus' That Drives Over Cars
If you've ever imagined yourself driving a monster truck over rush hour traffic, there might be a real job for you some day as a straddle bus driver.
Incredible Way Of Future Transportation-Straddling Bus(3D bus)
Imagine one day you driving on road, then one huge "moving tunnel" flying overhead, carring with hundreds of people, you may think it is dream, but it is tru...
A High-Speed Rail From L.A. To Las Vegas? China Says It's Partnering With U.S. To Build
For decades private developers and entrepreneurs have periodically announced bold plans to run high-speed trains between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. None have gotten anywhere because they lacked money ...
Transportation Security Agency fails explosive screening tests
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FBI warns on airline hacking threat following tweet
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a formal alert telling airlines to be on the lookout for hackers. It follows an onboard tweet from security expert Chris Roberts, who joked abou...
Parachutes and the Germanwings Crash
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Dozens missing after Bangladesh ferry accident
A river ferry has capsized and sunk in central Bangladesh, with dozens of its passengers missing. Officials said a rescue operation was underway.
Legroom: How airlines compare
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Ryanair responds brilliantly after employees create snow dick on tarmac
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What are the world's safest airlines?
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines. So which one came out on top?
Ride the Shweeb, the future of public transportation
The future of public transportation is here, and surprisingly, it does not involve hovercrafts. Clean, fast, and efficient, the Shweeb has been entrusted the future of personal rapid transport for its...
Airline
An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight. Airlines lease or own their aircraft with which to supply these services and may form partnerships or...
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Bush airplane
A bush airplane is a general aviation aircraft used to provide unscheduled passenger and freight services to remote, undeveloped areas of a country, such as the Alaskan tundra, the Canadian north (or ...
Coach (scheduled transport)
An intercity bus service (North American English) or intercity coach service (British English and Commonwealth English), also called a long-distance, express, over-the-road, commercial, long-haul, or ...
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Passenger rail transport
Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails. It is also commonly referred to as train transport. In contrast to road transport, where v...
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Tram
A tram (also known as tramcar; and in North America known as streetcar, trolley or trolley car), is a rail vehicle which runs on tracks along public urban streets (called street running), and also som...
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Rapid transit
Rapid transit, also known as metro, subway or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas. Unlike buses, trams or light rail, rapid transit systems are ele...
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Personal rapid transit
Personal rapid transit (PRT), also called podcar, is a public transport mode featuring small automated vehicles operating on a network of specially built guide ways. PRT is a type of automated guidewa...
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Aerial tramway
An aerial tramway, cable car, ropeway (Japanese) or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion. With this fo...
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Gondola lift
A gondola lift, also called a cable car, is a type of aerial lift which is supported and propelled by cables from above. It consists of a loop of steel cable that is strung between two stations, some...
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Cable car (railway)
View from Cable Car in San FranciscoA cable car in the context of mass transit is a system using rail cars that are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed. Individual cars...
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Ferry
A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water. Most ferries operate on ...
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Transport hub
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes. Public transport hubs include train stations, rapid transi...
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Intermodal passenger transport
Intermodal passenger transport, also called mixed-mode commuting, involves using two or more modes of transportation in a journey. The goal of mixed-mode commuting is often to combine the strengths (a...
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Public transport security
Public transport security refers to measures taken by a mass transit system to keep its passengers and employees safe, to protect the carrier's equipment, and to make sure other violations do not occu...
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