Transport

Drawing greater energy from their synergistic union in February, Didi Kuaidi, are on an aggressive expansion spree!

In the latest news from the company, starting May 25, commuters in 12 Chinese cities will enjoy free rides from Didi Kuaidi’s new chauffeur service every Monday for a month... read more

Lyft receives $100 Million Funding from Carl Icahn

Ride-hailing service Lyft announced about new funding worth $150 million. It also announced that billionaire investor Carl Icahn has invested $100 million in the company.

Jonathan Christodoro, one of the managing directors of Icahn, will become member of Lyft’s board of directors. Lyft... read more

Shuttle drivers vote for union in Silicon Valley

Shuttle drivers in Silicon Valley have voted in favor of a workers union. The shuttle drivers take employees of technology companies like Apple, eBay, Zynga and Yahoo from San Francisco to their offices. More workers have chosen San Francisco as home and they travel anywhere between 30-60 miles... read more

Uber ride-sharing service disputes woman passenger’s kidnapping claims

According to a CNET report, ride-sharing service Uber has disputed a woman passenger's claims that she was kidnapped in an Uber car last week.

The Los Angeles woman - who desires not to be identified - had told tech-news site Valleywag that she had e-hailed an Uber car last week to reach... read more

Ann Arbor’s bike sharing program launched

Dozens of bicycles are now available for rent at half a dozen stations in Ann Arbor as the city's much talked-about bike sharing program is finally up and rolling.

The ArborBike, which was officially launched on Thursday, is designed to provide quick trips across the city. Checkout time... read more

Detroit to receive $32M grant for new public buses

Detroit Department of Transportation will get more than $32 million in federal and state grants to purchase 50 new state-of-the-art buses which will replace its old and unreliable buses.

U. S. Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Anthony Foxx yesterday announced that the city's... read more

Detroit heavily recruiting bus drivers

With a sincere intention to improve its on-time performance, the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDoT) is recruiting new bus drivers. The transportation department has already hired more than 20 bus drivers and has plans to recruit nearly 50 men and women by the end of the current year.... read more

Amtrak offers 30% discount on tickets for Grand Rapids-Chicago route

Amtrak is offering a discount of 30 per cent on tickets for service between Grand Rapids and Chicago as part of its celebrations in honor of thirty years of service on the PereMarquette line.

On Tuesday, which marked the 30th anniversary of the service on the PereMarquette line, the... read more

Amtrak’s Detroit-Chicago service to get faster

Publicly funded railroad service provider Amtrak's trips between Detroit and Chicago are going to get faster as the Michigan Senate has cleared the way for the state to upgrade the service.

The State Senate has put an end to an investigation of a passenger rail car purchase and allowed... read more

Detroit Bus Company Preparing for New Project, Youth Transit Alliance

A few years back, Andy Didorosi used to operate a liquidation company that helped his clients sell assets online. He then came to know about buses up for sale from Ferndale Public Schools. This gave him an idea to use these buses for transport and Didorosi became owner of Detroit Bus Company.... read more

Lawmakers approve budget to fund bullet train, preschool slots

California lawmakers on Sunday approved a $156.4 billion budget, including funding for the state's controversial high-speed rail/bullet train project and preschool education for children of low-income families, for the next fiscal.

Following the California Assembly's approval, the state... read more

Feud between CPUC &car app firms over airport rides all set to escalate

The feud between the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and car app companies is all set to escalate as the Commission has asked car app companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to stop taking passengers to and from any airport in the state.

The Commission gave just two weeks to... read more

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