Browsing the "train" Tag

Happy National Train Day!

May 9th, 2009 | by Dave Levitan

May 9 is National Train Day, one of my favorite holidays. (Well, since it was created last year, at least.) I find trains to be a particularly great way to travel, for both short and long trips


Florida Trains to Run on Biodiesel

October 30th, 2008 | by Andrew Williams

Florida authorities have announced bold plans to begin running many of the state's trains on biodiesel. The switch will result in a significant reduction in carbon emissons and drastically reduce the chances of soil pollution in the event of a fuel spill


Car-sharing Website under Threat from Bus Company

August 21st, 2008 | by Amiel Blajchman

Canadian website PickupPal is a ride-sharing "service [that] is providing a venue for either passengers or packages to find or be matched to a driver—typically already travelling in a certain direction or destination." PickupPal uses its own software to match travelers and drivers, and then it's up to them to negotiate prices, since PickupPal makes its money through advertising on the website itself



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