Trains

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Swedish Rail Company Begins Accepting Microchip Tickets

SJ Railways uses NFC technology with microchips implanted into passengers' hands as alternative to traditional train tickets

Technology Solar-Powered Train Promises Sustainable Mass Transit

India's first solar panel-powered train moves the country on a large scale

Design Preventing Train Tragedies with a Simple Design Twist

A study from the West Japan Railway Company shows a simple way to reduce drunken falls off train platforms

Luxury Japan's Magnetically Levitating Train Tops 300 MPH

The experimental passenger train has the potential to bring urban centers within minutes of each other

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Toronto Public Transit to Accept Tickets Via Smartphone App

Bytemark to develop app for upcoming Union Pearson Express line

Design New NYC Neighborhood Will Be Built Over Active Train Tracks [Video]

The Hudson Yards project will add 5,000 new housing units as an extension to the High Line.

Design How Parking Lot Design Can Revitalize Blighted Suburban Areas [Pics]

These four new designs take Long Island's parking lots to task.

Innovation Hybrid Subway System Transitions Seamlessly Between Suburbs and Downtown

The city of Sheffield in the UK is installing the first tram-train in the country.

Gaming & Play 11 Stories You Need To Know Today

Makerbot vs. iTunes, the Google catamaran, and more.

Technology Google Map Calms Down Anxious Travelers With Real-Time Amtrak Schedules

New tool lets you keep track of over 300 daily trains across the country.

Design 3D Map Visualizes The London Underground

Bruno Imbrizi's creation lets users track tube trains in almost real-time, toggle between different lines and rotate, pan and zoom around them.

Advertising Talking Window Ads Conduct Sound Through Commuter’s Skulls [Video]

Sky Go’s new campaign is played by the glass on trains when people rest their heads against them.

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel 100 Ways To Improve The NYC Subway System

SVA Student creates one new idea each day that could improve NYC commuters' lives.

Luxury Prague To Introduce Dating Subway Car For Singles

Czech transport company Ropid wants to set aside carriages for unattached people, a concept that could launch by the end of the year.