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New York's MTA will remove seats on some subways to jam more people inside

NEW YORK'S MTA WILL REMOVE SEATS ON SOME SUBWAYS TO JAM MORE PEOPLE INSIDE

Michael Semensohn / flickr New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will remove seats from some subways to jam more people...

Your daily 6: Woman livestreams dying sister, elephant rescue and DC drama via Twitter

YOUR DAILY 6: WOMAN LIVESTREAMS DYING SISTER, ELEPHANT RESCUE AND DC DRAMA VIA TWITTER

People also are talking about John McCain's return to Washington for a health care vote and how smugglers transport immigrants.

 
 
 
Circulation secures $10.5 million in funding

CIRCULATION SECURES $10.5 MILLION IN FUNDING

Circulation, a Boston-based startup focused on the non-emergency medical transportation space, said it has raised $10.5 million from...

Uber driver-side updates include 24/7 phone support and paid lost item returns

UBER DRIVER-SIDE UPDATES INCLUDE 24/7 PHONE SUPPORT AND PAID LOST ITEM RETURNS

Uber has added a range of updates on the driver side of its service, in keeping with its ‘180 days of change' promise to the supply...

 
 
 
Say cheese! New Singapore air terminal automates departures with face recognition

SAY CHEESE! NEW SINGAPORE AIR TERMINAL AUTOMATES DEPARTURES WITH FACE RECOGNITION

Sacharules/flickr.com SINGAPORE - When a new terminal opens in 2017 at Singapore's Changi Airport, the world's best for five years...

Convoy raises $62.5 million for on-demand platform that connects shippers with truckers

CONVOY RAISES $62.5 MILLION FOR ON-DEMAND PLATFORM THAT CONNECTS SHIPPERS WITH TRUCKERS

So-called “Uber for trucking” logistics startup Convoy has raised $62.5 million in a series B round of funding led by Y Combinator's...

 
 
 
Ethiopian To Start Services To Bahrain

ETHIOPIAN TO START SERVICES TO BAHRAIN

Africa's largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that it will start services to Bahrain effective August...

Grab to raise $2.5 billion warchest to cement its lead over Uber in Southeast Asia

GRAB TO RAISE $2.5 BILLION WARCHEST TO CEMENT ITS LEAD OVER UBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber...

 
 
 
Kakao is putting speech recognition tech into cars from Hyundai and Kia

KAKAO IS PUTTING SPEECH RECOGNITION TECH INTO CARS FROM HYUNDAI AND KIA

Less than a month after announcing plans to spin out its transportation and mobility business, Korean tech firm Kakao has inked deals...

Grab gets $2B from Didi and SoftBank to fuel bid to defeat Uber in Southeast Asia

GRAB GETS $2B FROM DIDI AND SOFTBANK TO FUEL BID TO DEFEAT UBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Grab, the ride-hailing company competing with Uber in Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion of new financing from existing investors...

 
 
 
China's dizzying 'Bicycle Skyway' can handle over 2,000 bikes at a time - take a look

CHINA'S DIZZYING 'BICYCLE SKYWAY' CAN HANDLE OVER 2,000 BIKES AT A TIME - TAKE A LOOK

DISSING+WEITLING architecture If residents of Xiamen, China want to avoid the city's gridlock, they can now travel by bike on a new...

Elon Musk sent another cryptic tweet about his plan to build a Hyperloop that could travel between NY and DC in 29 minutes

ELON MUSK SENT ANOTHER CRYPTIC TWEET ABOUT HIS PLAN TO BUILD A HYPERLOOP THAT COULD TRAVEL BETWEEN NY AND DC IN 29 MINUTES

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Elon Musk sent yet another cryptic tweet Friday about his plan to connect Washington DC and New York City...

 
 
 
5 reasons Tesla's music-streaming service is the best idea Elon Musk has had this year

5 REASONS TESLA'S MUSIC-STREAMING SERVICE IS THE BEST IDEA ELON MUSK HAS HAD THIS YEAR

Last month, Tesla revealed that it was working on a music-streaming service for its vehicles (and, presumably, other environments,...

Elon Musk's Boring Company merges with Hyperloop for NY to DC transport

ELON MUSK'S BORING COMPANY MERGES WITH HYPERLOOP FOR NY TO DC TRANSPORT

Elon Musk, ever the visionary, has reportedly received "verbal approval" from the United States government to build a Hyperloop through...

 
 
 
North Korean tourism agency launches website to attract foreign tourists

NORTH KOREAN TOURISM AGENCY LAUNCHES WEBSITE TO ATTRACT FOREIGN TOURISTS

The tourism agency of North Korea has launched a website offering holiday options ranging from surfing to rice planting, in spite of...

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels

MUSK SAYS GOVERNMENT LIKES PLAN FOR HIGH-SPEED TUNNELS

DETROIT - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has "verbal government approval" to build a tunnel for high-speed transportation...

 
 
 
Transport app Citymapper is launching a real, paid bus service in London

TRANSPORT APP CITYMAPPER IS LAUNCHING A REAL, PAID BUS SERVICE IN LONDON

Earlier this year, transport app Citymapper started running an experimental bus route in central London. Today, the company announced...

US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airports

US LIFTS LAPTOP BAN FOR ALL REMAINING AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS

The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle...

 
 
 
IATA and Airlines For America Launch Baggage Tracking Campaign

IATA AND AIRLINES FOR AMERICA LAUNCH BAGGAGE TRACKING CAMPAIGN

The International Air Transport Association and Airlines for America , have launched a year-long global campaign related to baggage...

JFK's Pet Pampering Service

JFK'S PET PAMPERING SERVICE

Flying your pet can be scary. Cats and dogs alike often display signs of stress and fear. The sounds of the airport, the bustle of...