The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has gotten more than its share of bad press recently, and here’s more, in bus form. A lawyer alleges the state agency is purposefully covering up bus collisions by sending in “mobile crash squads” that don’t investigate wrecks, but rather conceal evidence.
A man walks into a bar... after he was just hit by a double-decker bus. This is not a set up to a joke. This is a thing that actually happened.
Lyft is testing out a new service called Lyft Shuttle, which runs at a lower cost than its usual it’s-not-a-taxi app, but runs on a preset route picking up at preset stops. You may be familiar with this concept already, as in other parts of the world that are not Silicon Valley, this is known as a “bus.”
We have often theorized that a major use of autonomous cars could be as delivery vehicles. Now it seems at least one startup is trying to put that idea into practice. Will it work here?
When you put your kids on a bus with a stranger, you hope that they have enough sense to at least follow the rules of the road. But according to local station WECT, school bus driver in North Carolina was fired for driving a bus full of children through a flooded road that was closed by local authorities.
When I first asked you for your most hellish train or bus tales, I’m not sure why I wasn’t expecting the sheer number of vomit-related stories to end up here. But you just gotta let it out, you know?
Volvo just showed off a bunch of new buses in Brazil, including a bi-articulating behemoth that’s nearly 100 feet long, and can carry up to 300 people, making it the biggest bus on earth according to Volvo.
I see you out there. You’re like me, spending all your free moments—such as they are—browsing the Craigslist, looking to cheat some fool out of their Acura Integra or Stutz Bearcat for a song. But here is a vehicle you should actually buy for the next time you are “on the road again” (pun very much intended): the…
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign bus from the Iowa caucuses went on sale last year for $15,000. I didn’t know who bought it, but it turns out a couple of Republican policy-criticizing artists called t.Rutt did. And they’ve turned it into an anti-Trump installation piece called T.RUMP.
Over two dozen big yellow school buses caught fire in a storage and maintenance facility in Puyallup, Washington, leaving many of the kid-haulers looking like nothing more than thin, hollowed-out metal cages.
The future is here! It’s also holding up traffic.
Self-driving cars are still outside the reach of ordinary people, but self-driving buses are out prowling the streets of some of the world’s major cities, such as, uh, Helsinki. But holy ghost of Henry Ford are these things slow.
In Germany, a boneheaded bus driver somehow started a scheduled eight hour trip to Berlin with the wrong bus. Halfway through the trip, he realized his error and turned back. He did not, however, let his passengers off the bus, forcing them into a six hour delay. They were, unsurprisingly, pissed.
As incredible as it sounds, Finnish law doesn’t require the vehicles on its roads to have drivers. That makes it the perfect place to test autonomous tech, which is exactly what’s now happening.
Daimler’s semi-autonomous bus completed its first public test route, covering a bit more than 12 miles between Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport and nearby Haarlem. Also it looks like Tron.
What happens to yellow American school buses after they’re done shuttling around disgusting children has always been a bit of a mystery. Well, most of them probably spend their final days in redneck demo derbies, but the lucky ones go to Central America, where they’re turned into pretty “Chicken Buses” and destined…
How do you test a new bus at high speed? Crank it around a banked oval.
A bus filled with retirees on a day trip burst into flames after colliding with a logging truck in southwest France, according to the Associated Press. At least 43 people have reportedly died in the incident.