The best commuters can hope for is very fast internet very occasionally.
China's fastest trains were unveiled today. Why the northeast corridor won't be getting similar treatment any time soon.
Sure, it could kill you, but there's no thrill quite like riding on the roof of a 125 mph commuter train.
It's almost as if journalists have never heard about this happening.
These beloved but antiquated locomotives are disappearing from western China.
Also, a look at Singapore's intense campaign to reform dag-nasty bathrooms.
Artists modified this train to include gruesome animal specimens, grass growing on the walls and a campsite lit by an electric sunset.
The Turbo train once took riders between Toronto and Montreal in less than 4 hours. Now all we have left are these incredible promotional videos.
Accidents and defaults have riders clamoring for a public takeover. But will the promised reintegration work?
A UCLA researcher makes the case for several ways to cut noise at transit stations in the middle of freeways.
London designers want to outfit the Tube with a real-time scrolling display showing the sky passing by above.
Public sector transit unions are a potent force in setting transit agendas in American cities – more so than in Europe and Asia.
A 16-city tour of America, from an Amtrak seat.
Los Angeles is once again considering ending the honor system on its rail system.
A Freakonomics panel looks at if, how, and whether Amtrak can find its way to profitability