The two trains were traveling on a single track in Bavaria, each going around a bend at about 62 mph so they were not visible to the engineers. The trains were equipped with automatic braking systems reported to have been deactivated.
1 hour ago AFP
The scale of the Line 14 subway extension is enough to impress any American transit advocate.
2 hours ago The Atlantic
A new book, "London Rising," collects photos taken in not-quite-legal fashion from the tops of London's tallest buildings and structures.
3 hours ago The Guardian
Community land trusts are facing an uphill battle as waves of gentrification reach new neighborhoods around Pittsburgh.
18 hours ago Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Governing profiles Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx's ambitious goals to change the way the country thinks about transportation.
19 hours ago Governing
As cities struggle to deal with the persistent challenges of homelessness, one writer suggest there's a better way to address the problem than by simply clearing out homeless encampments and tent cities.
20 hours ago Crosscut
The Atlanta Studies website takes a deep dive into the history that produced the city of Atlanta as we know it today—and provides some suggestions on how to "correct some of its most atrocious attacks on the urban built environment."
21 hours ago Atlanta Studies
Some local advocates and officials had hoped that tolls and transit could salve the congestion on I-66. Now it will be tolls, transit, and an extra lane.
22 hours ago Greater Greater Washington
Multiple reports about the priciest real estate in New York City say a glut of supply is leading to high vacancies and lower rent.
23 hours ago Bloomberg Business
A competition with $50 million at stake, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, recently completed its submission deadline. The U.S. DOT reported shock at the level of interest in the competition.