More than 122,000 voted to pick eight names in the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Name a Snowplow contest.
As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.
Continent-spanning storms triggered blackouts in Oklahoma and Mississippi, halted one third of U.S. oil production and disrupted vaccinations in 20 states.
Jason Ravnsborg avoided felony charges, including manslaughter, after he struck and killed a pedestrian with his car last September.
The harsh weather was a prelude to another winter storm that is expected to bring more snow, sleet and freezing rain to over 100 million Americans over the next several days.
Recent pileups in Iowa and Texas amid severe winter weather have analysts and traffic experts issuing vital reminders about how to stay safe. One common refrain: Slow down.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike laid off workers to switch to labor-saving technology, in what might be a broader trend.
A section of the scenic road near Big Sur collapsed after heavy rains.
The Transportation Department, which holds sway over planes, trains and automobiles, faces limits on how it spends money. Still, here are five possible steps.
Australians are facing a messy patchwork of border restrictions that lock out both the coronavirus and fellow citizens. A new ad offers a biting, if humorous, commentary on the state of affairs.
The rupture highlighted the frail state of the city’s aging infrastructure.
The growing metropolitan area often pits cars and construction against cyclists, with tragic consequences and calls for better regulation.
In New York City, at least 243 people died in crashes in 2020 — the most since Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced his signature street safety plan in 2014.
A carjacking suspect fleeing the police drove north in southbound lanes and struck an S.U.V. on Interstate 95 near Daytona Beach.
France closed the border to help limit the spread of a coronavirus variant. With the border now reopened, testing thousands of drivers and clearing the backlog of freight will take some time.
Dozens of countries banned air and rail links to Britain, foreshadowing what a “no deal” Brexit could look like in 10 days.
Jordan Barson faces several felony charges after the authorities said he drove a box truck into a group of cyclists who were riding on a highway outside Las Vegas last week.
City dwellers around the world turned to bicycles as the pandemic forced urban areas to restrict public transit. In the crowded Philippine capital, that meant weaving through notoriously bad traffic.
The measures, which require British agreement, would cover air and road travel, freight and fishing for six months, to prevent immediate chaos should the transition period end without a trade pact.
Tens of thousands have arrived in tractors and trailers, many traveling hundreds of miles, to block roads into New Delhi and protest recently passed pro-market agricultural policies.
The 100-year-old tree, slated for removal to make room for a new expressway, will be preserved following a backlash from environmentalists concerned about shrinking green spaces in Nairobi.
A tree that has graced a neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, for nearly a century is slated to be taken down to make way for a highway through the city intended to reduce traffic jams.
As the U.S. retreats and peace talks stall, the Taliban have increasingly taken over Afghanistan’s highways, raising millions in unofficial taxes and strengthening their hand at the negotiating table.
The euthanizing of a boar and her six piglets on a playground near the Vatican has aroused fury in Rome, a city that has long complained about the often aggressive animals.
The Honker Divide Canoe Route draws intrepid travelers through the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. But the lifting of logging restrictions may indelibly alter its character.
After Bijan Ghaisar’s Jeep was hit by another vehicle in 2017, he left and failed to pull over for the police. “None of that should have led to his death,” a prosecutor said.
The picturesque Gard desperately needs more employment. But environmentalists are pushing back at what they see as a looming blight.
Taxes on gasoline and diesel increased by 9.3 cents a gallon on Thursday in a state once known for bargain fuel. The increase came a month after tolls on major roadways also went up.
Driven by an early fascination with the American West, a photographer set off to travel part of America’s most celebrated highway.
More drivers, passengers and motorcyclists have been killed so far this year than all of last year. Reckless driving is a major factor, officials say.
Rotaries, traffic circles or however you know them, they’re often frustrating for American motorists. They are designed to lessen accidents, but that’s not always the effect.
The tension between “those who see cars as evil and those who see cars as essential” intensifies as social distancing puts a premium on space.
Newly emboldened, many New Yorkers want to repurpose streets for walking, biking, dining and schools, even as traffic returns.
The mayor is sending the sheriff to city bridges and tunnels to try to ward off a second wave of the coronavirus.
Less than two years after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge killed 43 people and embarrassed the nation, Italy inaugurated its replacement, and vowed to do better.
Built in less than two years to replace the collapsed Morandi bridge, the new span is already a point of pride for Italy. But residents fear it will not be enough to revive their aging port city.
The government has leveraged anger over the collapse of Genoa’s Morandi Bridge to take back control of the nation’s highways. But critics say the deal sends a troubling message to investors.
I wasn’t looking for an exotic vacation, just a temporary reprieve from compulsive news-watching and a dose of in-person fun with family and friends.
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There’s a right way to do infrastructure. Why does America get it wrong?
Officials are trying to prevent a return to urban gridlock and pollution as residents begin to travel again.
The Golden State is less exceptional and more like the rest of America than many would prefer to believe.
The pandemic has provided an unexpected window for agencies in New York and around the country to make long-planned repairs and upgrades.
Officials fear disastrous gridlock if people turn to cars because they remain concerned about getting the coronavirus on the subway and other public transit.
Hitchhiking, “bumming” and cross-country drives used to be safe and make us feel cool.
The city is reviled for its sprawl-and-crawl culture, but a pandemic can change things.
Cruising down Broadway without crowds sounds like a total joy ride. Until you remember why it’s like this.
In the pandemic, drivers got a two-month reprieve from moving their cars for street sweepers. Now the city has decided to clean things up.
Fifth Avenue moves like a country road. The F.D.R. Drive is smooth sailing. The coronavirus pandemic has made steering a car through the city an eerily normal activity.
It’s made with marshmallows, too.