Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Transport News

Striking French rail staff up pressure on government

Paris - French rail workers sought to up the ante in weeks of strikes Monday, slashing the number of trains running as the government insists it will not back down in the standoff.

Driver found dead after passenger murder in China carpool case

Bejing - The suspect in the murder of a passenger in a case involving Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has been found dead, state media reported Saturday, after the killing of the flight attendant transfixed the nation.

China's Didi suspends car-pool service after passenger murder

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said Friday it would suspend its car-pool service for a week as it deals with an outcry over the murder of a flight attendant found dead after ordering a ride home.

Striking French rail unions to hold vote over reform plans

Montreuil - Unions at French rail operator SNCF will hold a companywide vote next week on the government's contested overhaul for the heavily indebted group, aimed at proving that support for a long-running strike remains strong despite signs it is tapering off.

Indian train offers ticket to life-saving care

- When the Lifeline Express rolled into the sleepy Indian town of Jalore, Bhagwana Ram Prajapat was anxiously waiting to board.

New York celebrates commuter ferry 'success story'

New York - In a city beset by transport woes, the ferry from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan is a New York success story, pleasing commuters, delighting tourists and outperforming expectations on its first anniversary.

'Emergency plan' for Paris bike-hire system as debacle deepens

Paris - The city of Paris is scaling back its once-vaunted Velib bike-hire service after a chaotic change of operator that has infuriated cyclists, many of whom had hoped to be back in the saddle for the start of the summer.

Air France-KLM boss resigns after striking staff reject pay deal

Paris - Air France-KLM boss Jean-Marc Janaillac announced his resignation Friday after staff at the carrier's French operations rejected a pay deal aimed at ending months of walkouts.

EU invites 15,000 teens to travel free in Europe

Apo - The European Union on Thursday launched a plan for thousands of 18-year-old Europeans to travel in the bloc for free this summer as part of efforts to promote the EU.

Power cut temporarily shuts Amsterdam's airport

Den Haag - A power cut overnight forced the temporary closure of Amsterdam's Schipol airport, one of Europe's busiest, officials said as they tried to get operations moving again Sunday.

Wearable technology contributes to distracted driving

A new study shows how the increase in availability of wearable technology is contributing to distracted driving, when drivers do not take precautions to deactivate or to remove the wearable device.

Thessaloniki subway dig unearths secrets of 'city under the city'

Thessalon - Shovels and brooms in hand, some two dozen workmen trudge around the remains of an ancient villa, deep beneath the bustle of modern-day Thessaloniki.

Deadly Toronto van crash: What we know

Toronto - At least 10 people were killed when a man drove a van into a crowd of pedestrians Monday in Toronto, also injuring 15 in Canada's biggest city.Here are the main facts known so far in what the government is calling a deliberate attack.

Deadly Toronto van massacre: What we know

Toronto - The suspect in a driving rampage that left 10 dead and 14 injured in Toronto -- Canada's biggest city -- was charged with murder and attempted murder on Tuesday.Alek Minassian, 25, made a brief court appearance to hear the charges against him.

Toronto: Bodies and debris scattered over mile-long strip

Toronto - The crime scene seems to go on forever, a taped off stretch of street scattered with bodies under orange sheets, urban debris and a pair of abandoned shoes.

Van plows into Toronto crowd in 'deliberate' act, leaving 10 dead

Toronto - At least 10 people have died after a man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada's biggest city Toronto on Monday, in what police dubbed a "deliberate" attack.

Van runs over Toronto pedestrians, up to 10 hurt: police

Toronto - A man drove a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in the center of Canada's biggest city Toronto on Monday, injuring as many as 10 people, police said.Canadian media reported at least four fatalities, but that was not yet confirmed by police.

Taxi drivers, Uber square up on Istanbul's roads

Istanbul - Istanbul's bright yellow taxis, ubiquitous and perennially honking for custom, appear ingrained in the daily life of the Turkish metropolis.But could the fast-growing ride sharing app Uber make them a thing of the past?

Macron faces spreading student protests, rail strikes

- President Emmanuel Macron faced booing from hostile railway workers Wednesday while touring a town in eastern France, as spreading student protests and a fourth round of crippling train strikes in a month piled on the pressure.

Macron faces fresh railway strikes, demonstrations

Paris - The French railways warned Tuesday of mass cancellations due to a fresh round of rail strikes that will coincide with union-led demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron this week.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

Fresh clashes as anti-capitalists attempt to rebuild French camp

Notre-dame-des-landes - Police said hundreds of activists attacked officers on Sunday ahead of a peaceful rally to protest the forced closure of an anti-capitalist camp in western France.

Full steam ahead for Mozambique's rail network

Nampula - Dozens of passengers line up in single file along the platform in the dead of night, ready to gather their luggage and pile into the ageing railway carriages.

French rail strikes ease as Macron vows he won't back down

Paris - French travellers on Friday faced a third wave of rolling train strikes which appeared to be easing off despite determination from rail union leaders to oppose President Emmanuel Macron's reform plans.

With bikes, transit, Uber unveils urban transport vision

Washington - Uber said Wednesday it plans to add mass transit, bike-sharing and other options to its mobile app, as it unveiled a vision for urban transport that goes well beyond its core ridesharing offer.

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Tuesday dealt another blow to US ridesharing giant Uber by backing the right of France and other member states to ban an illegal taxi service without notifying Brussels regulators.

Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Frankfurt Am Main - Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded Tuesday as workers at airlines Lufthansa and Air France staged strikes that crippled traffic at several major European airports.

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Tuesday backed the right of member states like France to ban a service by ridesharing firm Uber without notifying Brussels, in a fresh setback to the US giant.

Air passengers grounded in strike-hit Germany, France

Frankfurt Am Main - Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded Tuesday as aviation giants Lufthansa and Air France were hit by strikes that crippled traffic at several major European airports.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 24 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Transport


Transport Image

Many buses are now part of integrated and connected transport services.
Many buses are now part of integrated and connected transport services.
A diagram showing Scania s prototype system for wirelessly charging a bus in 6-7 minutes at a dedica...
A diagram showing Scania's prototype system for wirelessly charging a bus in 6-7 minutes at a dedicated bus stop.
Scania wirelessly charged bus system
China s  road-straddling  bus will drive over traffic jams.
China's 'road-straddling' bus will drive over traffic jams.
New China TV via YouTube
One group of the massed flypast  including Cessna Caravans and VIP tranporter Beechcraft KingAirs.
One group of the massed flypast, including Cessna Caravans and VIP tranporter Beechcraft KingAirs.
The classic London Transport symbol and font has rarely changed over the past 150 years.
The classic London Transport symbol and font has rarely changed over the past 150 years.
A C-130 transport comes in at a steep angle.
A C-130 transport comes in at a steep angle.
E/S Movitz  the world s first supercharged ferry  Stockholm  Sweden.
E/S Movitz, the world's first supercharged ferry, Stockholm, Sweden.
Echandia Marine
The AEC Q-type is an AEC-built single- and double-deck bus that was launched in 1932.
The AEC Q-type is an AEC-built single- and double-deck bus that was launched in 1932.
TRANSYLVANIA AUGUST 2013
TRANSYLVANIA AUGUST 2013
The C-130 Hercules aircraft
The C-130 Hercules aircraft
A French TGV high-speed double-decker train
A French TGV high-speed double-decker train