Over a hundred years ago, virtually every American city had public streetcars that people took to work. That includes cities we don’t think of as hubs for mass transit today, like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Los Angeles. Today, just 5 percent of U.S. workers commute via via public transit.
Millionaire Michael O’Leary, CEO of airline Ryanair, has his own taxicab company with just one cab so he can legally use the bus lanes and avoid traffic jams
A 16 year-old Brooklyn teen pretended to be a subway conductor and drove a train for over 3 hours before getting caught. They caught him because he made a sharp turn that triggered the emergency brake, and he did not know how to reset it.
In the past 9 years of its existence, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) hasn’t caught any terrorists.
Florida Road Rangers will bring you gas if you run out. They also carry jumper cables, oil, radiator fluid, etc.
The price of pizza has matched, with uncanny precision, the cost of a NYC subway ride for 50 years. Economists have named it “The Pizza Principle”.
An airline pilot refused service to two Imams dressed in traditional Arab clothing. Their destination? A conference where they were scheduled to speak about Islamophobia in the United States.