The US and Canada share information from their no-fly lists, but there’s very little Canadians can do if they think they’re being flagged and delayed from boarding flights in error. It’s not just an inconvenience — it’s stigmatizing.
Countries from the UK to China are rolling out extraordinary plans to eliminate fossil-fuel-guzzling automobiles. But one Nordic capital city is mixing tech and urban planning to make sure citizens do not need a car at all.
The Hellfire missile that showed up on an Air Serbia plane and launched an international incident was insert. Turns out, it's not at all uncommon for these inert, test missiles to be transported on civilian flights.
Many pinpoint the start of the Civil Rights movement in the United States to Rosa Parks, refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Over half-a-century later, African-American and Latino communities are still struggling with unequal transit systems.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said thanks -- but no thanks -- to $2 billion in federal funds that were meant to create a high speed line between Orlando and Tampa. We talk with Andrea Bernstein and Mark Simpson.
Traffic in Manila is a nightmare. Privatized buses get some of the blame for causing chaos. And some say the roads would be better with more female drivers, so city officials are giving it a try. Reporter Jason Strother has the story.
Slow down or you'll miss today's Geo Quiz: We are looking for a little town in southeast Australia. It's located in the state of Victoria. The commission has convinced the town to change its name for a month in order to raise awareness about road safety.
You need a pretty big battery to drive an electric car for hundreds of miles a day. That's what participants in the 'Zero Emissions Race' did. The race began last August and ended today in a Swiss city that we want you to name…
Host Steve Curwood talks with Sunita Narain, director of the Center for Science and the Environment in Delhi, about what the Nano Car could mean for the developing world and how India should handle its transportation issues.
We often blame rising population for the depletion of natural resources, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond tells host Bruce Gellerman that we should really be more concerned about increased rates of consumption, especially in affluent Western societies.
Curitiba, Brazil's model sustainable city, was largely the brainchild of Jaime Lerner. As three-time mayor of the city, he created a rapid transit bus system, increased the amount of green space, and encouraged children and adults alike to recycle. Jaime Lerner joins host Steve Curwood and says all cities have the potential for environmental success.
One of the ways Congress is considering raising the 1.6 trillion dollars needed to repair the nation's transportation infrastructure is through tolls on federal roads. Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Conkey.