During the recent Passenger Experience Conference in Hamburg, Germany, the new Thales Digital Sky touch screens were on display for future travelers to gawk at. These 21.3″ touch screen embedded seat accessories may become the coach traveler’s best friend. With these new seats, which don’t take up any more room than a standard coach seat, travelers will be able to enjoy their flight with greater access to technology.
Florida residents will soon be able to travel from one part of the state to another – city to city – quickly and efficiently without the need to drive. What are we talking about?
The United States has been losing ground to other developed countries when it comes to the quality of our transportation infrastructure. Thankfully, the private sector is stepping up and doing what it does best.
Voyomotive’s Voyo device is a fuel-saving technology that shuts down and restarts a vehicle’s engine while waiting for the light to change.
Many of us get a little rush when we see a blimp (or dirigible, or zeppelin, or airship) floating in the sky. Now imagine what people must have thought when they saw one hovering over their neighborhood 80 or 90 years ago. It must have totally blown minds. These old newsreels about blimps are almost hypnotic to watch.
The IO Hawk is a cool transportation gadget, but is it practical enough to stay on the market?
Transportation service Uber has been barred from transporting passengers in Spain and while it tries to get back to its core service in that market, Uber is delivering food instead. A food delivery service from Uber has opened in Barcelona and Uber says the food delivery service is similar to one offered by the company in California. On Thursday, an announcement said drivers would bring around prepared meals that cost about $14 including the delivery fee.
The NapAnywhere travel pillow overfunded its Kickstarter campaign back in 2013. It even won an innovation award at the 2014 International Travel Goods Show, but it wasn’t until recently that I had even heard of it. Since I was anticipating some long drives to and from CES 2015 in Vegas, I thought it would be the best time to test out this uniquely-designed travel pillow.
Transportation service Uber has entered into a deal with the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The deal will involve Uber providing the city’s officials with ride data. That data will be used by Boston to improve city planning and limit gas emissions and traffic congestion. By ZIP Code Tabulation Area, Uber will hand over data, though it will all be anonymized to protect users.
The OnStar system from General Motors will receive a few major upgrades in 2015 and 2016. At CES 2015, the company has announced OnStar will be used to provide alerts as well as benefits for being a safe driver. With OnStar Prognostics, drivers will learn of upcoming technical issues with their vehicle. Additionally, a big more »
At the same time as Uber and Lyft are trying to make as much money as possible on New Year’s Eve with price surging, Flywheel has announced it will offer $10 flat-rate rides. In four American cities, Flywheel will connect people to taxis and all of the rides will only cost $10 over New Year’s Eve.
A hostage crisis has been playing out in the Central Business District of Sydney, Australia since Monday morning. During that hostage crisis, prices for transportation service Uber jumped to four times what they usually are. In response to the price jumps, which were heavily criticized, Uber is offering refunds and free rides. The hostage crisis resulted in demand being “off the charts,” according to Uber, and that triggered the price increase.