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Transportation

From self-driving cars to subways: how transportation — and the related policies — impacts our lives around the world.

Mad about inflation? Blame your local officials.

The deadliest road in America

Being a pedestrian in the US was already dangerous. It’s getting even worse.

The unsinkable potential of autonomous boats

The fight against inflation starts at sea

The simple, impactful way to make cars cleaner

These batteries work from home

The death of the gas station

How to clear the air in the most polluted cities on Earth

Why Tesla won’t stop

Why 5G is causing flight cancellations

Electric cars aren’t just vehicles. They’re big batteries.

The downside to Biden’s electric vehicle charging plan

Improving public transit makes it easier for people to stay healthy

Amazon’s favorite electric vehicle company is now worth more than Ford or GM

The NCAA’s “Student-Athlete” is under fire – but misclassification is everywhere

The case for funding bike infrastructure

Elon Musk’s problematic plan for “full self-driving” Teslas

America’s car crash epidemic

The infrastructure bill provides historic funding for public transit. It’s not enough.

Elon Musk wants to dig a tunnel in Florida. What could go wrong?

Why does it cost so much to build things in America?

The fastest way to get more people to buy electric vehicles

Is United’s green supersonic jet too good to be true?

The new Ford F-150 is not the electric vehicle we’ve been waiting for

The battle for the future of “gig” work

Ride-sharing companies are pushing to make a third category of "independent" worker the law of the land. Drivers say the notion of independence is little more than a mirage.

Gen Z’s high-speed rail meme dream, explained

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How highways make traffic worse

Public transit in the US is already underfunded. The pandemic has made it worse.

Big electric trucks and buses are coming. Here’s how to speed up the transition.

The FAA says Boeing can fly 737 Max jets again

California has rejected a major gig economy reform, leaving workers without employee protections

How the air travel industry is scrambling to convince people to fly

Why we’re still years away from having self-driving cars

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Trump’s favorite weapon in the coronavirus fight: Deregulation

Trump entered the White House promising to roll back rules. The pandemic has given him the perfect chance to do that.

Some cities are shutting down transit after curfew. It’s a problem for essential workers and protesters.

Oh great, now we’re running out of bikes

Uber’s sexual assault report won’t hurt it as badly as other incidents

Austin’s failed attempt to regulate Uber and Lyft foreshadowed today’s controversies

Scooters may be a better business than Uber or Lyft, says Lime president Joe Kraus

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian: the Code Conference interview (transcript)