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Boston

MIT Team Wins Hyperloop Pod Design Competition

By | Feb 1, 2016 at 12:37 pm

In addition to testing reusable rockets, SpaceX is also coming up with innovative ideas that could affect our everyday lives here on the ground. The company recently held a competition where teams could submit pod designs for Hyperloop, a super high-speed public transportation concept. The competition took place…

Business

San Francisco

Loup Helps SF Locals Create “The Perfect Morning Commute”

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 9:00 am

This morning Loup announced that they have raised $1.5 million led by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams’ Obvious Ventures. Along with the funding announcement comes the official launch of the Loup platform, where the private car experience meets public transportation. According to the team, one…

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Location Based Services

DC

Transit Labs Wants to Maximize the Economic Impact of Public Transit

By | Jun 16, 2014 at 10:38 am

Last Friday, it took me close to two hours to get home taking the Metro. As someone who grew up in Alexandria, VA, and has lived in various sections of Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia for most of my adult life, I certainly understand…

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Take Advantage of Public Transportation Downtime with TransitChatter

By | Apr 4, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Public transportation offers riders something that has become a premium in today’s fast-paced society: downtime. TransitChatter offers a solution for riders to better spend their time in transit. Founded by Samuel Pro and David Rogers, TransitChatter expands on current public transportation applications. TransitChatter supplies…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Wi-Fly the Public Transport Pod Offers a Unique Way of Urban Travel

By | Jun 27, 2011 at 11:00 am

When most people think of public transportation, they think of the typical options that usually come to mind: train, bus or taxi. The Zipcar service kicked off a brand new way for people to get around in urban environments, and more services like it…