Explore London's Tube In 3D With This Hypnotic Real-Time Map

Back in June, London’s transit corporation decided to release all of its information about bus and train departures to the public. That way, administrators probably figured, eager developers could use that data to build better transit apps. But the move has also resulted in some pretty interesting creative projects,… » 8/21/13 11:28am 8/21/13 11:28am

Our Hyperloop Liveblog Starts Right Right Now

In just a few minutes, Elon Musk will finally reveal his plans for the Hyperloop, a revolutionary transit system that's capable of getting you from downtown Los Angeles to downtown San Francisco in 30 minutes flat. At 5 pm, he'll hold a conference call to explain Hyperloop in detail. And we're going to liveblog the… » 8/12/13 4:16pm 8/12/13 4:16pm

Four Glamorous New Penn Station Designs (That We Shouldn't Build Yet)

This year, for the first time since it was built in 1968, Madison Square Garden’s operation permit is up for renewal. Which means that the fate of New York’s most-loathed transit clusterfuck, Penn Station, is also suddenly up for discussion. This week, four architecture firms presented sparkling, well-rendered concepts … » 5/31/13 2:31pm 5/31/13 2:31pm

Eye-Poppingly Gorgeous Underground Stations from Around The World

The history of rapid-transit began 150 years ago, with the opening of the Metropolitan Railway in London in 1863. In the next century and a half, dozens of architects and engineers have worked on underground tunnels and stations. Some are abandoned now, but others are as good as new. Here are some of the most… » 5/21/13 5:27pm 5/21/13 5:27pm

The New Ford Transit WIll Probably Come With A 3.2-liter I5 Diesel

The Ford Motor Company rumor mill has been churning. We had heard that in addition to the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, the Transit cargo van might be getting a diesel offering of some sort. » 9/07/12 4:40pm 9/07/12 4:40pm

Ford Transit And Transit Connect: The Future Of American Stalking

Goodbye, beloved Econoline, hello Ford Transit. Dearborn's new line of workhorse vans is debuting today... in Europe, but will be on these shores soon. No more being confused by European Transits, these are Built Ford Tough for the North American market. » 9/06/12 8:25am 9/06/12 8:25am

Ford Tourneo Custom Concept: A Fancy Van For Europeans

Look at this image of the Geneva-bound Ford Tourneo Concept once. Mull it over. Then forget it. Unless you live in Europe and you're in the market for a small van it doesn't matter to you. Ford is killing the E-series to replace it with a Transit van, but it's not this one. » 2/21/12 6:01pm 2/21/12 6:01pm

Ford officially kills E-series/Econoline, replaces with Transit van

Ford announced today that the evergreen E-series Econoline will be replaced in 2013 with the European Transit van. The new full-size vans will be built in Ford's Kansas City plant, and will possibly debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Say farewell to the E-Series — the era of the T-conoline is now upon us. » 12/07/11 3:00pm 12/07/11 3:00pm

GM apologizes for saying bikes suck

Bicycling enthusiasts across the country started shouting at General Motors on Monday over this ad in several college newspapers pitching GM discounts as a way to avoid the suckitude of biking places. Within hours, GM apologized and promised changes. Here's why it's so sensitive. » 10/12/11 12:30pm 10/12/11 12:30pm

How We Helped Hungary's Toxic Sludge Victims

The morning after 35 million cubic feet of caustic waste devastated 15 square miles of Hungary, a group of petrolheads traveled to ground zero and set up a mobile kitchen. We lent a hand in a Ford Transit fire truck. » 10/14/10 1:30pm 10/14/10 1:30pm