President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape. Most recently, he nominated Elaine Chao to serve as Secretary of Transportation.
From the earliest steam locomotives to today’s high-speed bullet trains, rail has been changing the way we move people and products for more than 200 years — and they’re not slowing down.
Recent studies suggest that electric cars produce just as much particulate pollution as their diesel counterparts.
Most people know the origin story of the airplane — the Wright brothers, Kitty Hawk, and the rest. But do you know anything about the history of the runways that make flight possible?
Despite having some of the highest transportation taxes in the U.S., California also has some of the country’s worst roads. And yet, the future of their roadways may not be so bleak.