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'Mr. Zezima Goes Back to Washington'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Before my recent visit to Washington, D.C., a town populated by clueless people, so one more wouldn't hurt, I had been in the nation's capital twice -- once on purpose.

Here's A Bus Stop In London Made Out Of 100,000 Lego Bricks, And It's Pretty Delightful

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.25.2014 | Good News

London commuters may be in for a surprise the next time they catch the W1 bus on Regent Street near Hamleys toy store. There they will find a fully fu...

This Map Will Change How You View Public Transportation In America

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

Want to channel your inner Jack Kerouac but too broke to own a car? Just really into "map porn"? Then this one is for you. This incredibly detailed...

Want to Travel Smarter? Try Mass Transit

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.29.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

"Take advantage of surface transportation systems -- trains, streetcars, and buses," she says. Why? Because it's often not only the fastest way to get from point "A" to point "B" but it's also the best way to learn about a place.

On the Trail of the Whales: Navigating a Storm

Doreen Walton | Posted 09.11.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

I wonder if the whales find comfortable places to wait out storms. Are they helped and cheered by creatures on the way, as we have been, at every step, by the kindest people?

WATCH: Really Bizarre Fight On Chinese Bus

Guyism.com | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weird News

A woman on a Chinese bus loses her seat to some guy in a relatively rude fashion. Naturally, this leads to a fight that results in the woman sitting o...

Public Enemy's Chuck D: Digital Distribution Is the Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Public Enemy hip hop sensation Chuck D stops by the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at SXSW 2013 to talk about being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his Evil vs Heroes instrumental album, and the new digital label for independent artists, SpitDigital.

Dead Prez Return With New Album at SXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

Even though it's been a while since the duo released a full album, M1 assures us that they've been hard at work, putting out mixtapes, working on their "Turn Off the Radio" series and Stic dropping his workout album.

Mrs. Rosa Parks -- Before and After the Bus

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Today, too many would-be movement leaders simply want to be Dr. King or Mrs. Rosa Parks: they want the glory and privilege of leadership without the burdens or sacrifice and sustained hard work. Movements are not built from the top down by powerful leaders but percolate from the bottom up from people who share common grievances.

Paul Ryan: VP for America?

Susie Sampson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

That is one good lookin' VP! I, along with my most patriotic Americans, are excited about Paul Ryan for VP. Medicare schmedicare... I'm not old so I don't have to worry about it. And those old people are passin' on soon anyway so nothin' to worry about there either.

Bus Driver Fell Asleep On I-95

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- The National Transportation Safety Board has released hundreds of documents in its investigation into a bus crash on Interstate 95 in...

Students, Parents Hurt As Tour Bus Flips In Kentucky

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. — Dozens of students and parents were injured Wednesday night when a tour bus carrying them on a trip to Washington, D.C., tur...

Old-School Busses Fight Hunger In The Appalachians

Amy Guerrieri | Posted 08.03.2012 | Impact
Amy Guerrieri

What place do you think of when you hear "food insecurity" or "hungry kids?" Probably not the United States. But child hunger is a reality for many ...

Government Cracks Down On Companies' Unsafe Practices

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Government safety officials swooped down on more than two dozen curbside bus operations that mostly ferry passengers in the busy Ea...

A Better Idea for Branding Public Transit

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

So if a car's experience is so fundamentally different than riding transit, what parallel experience can we plumb for joyous attributes? I would propose we look for a model to long-distance trains and their sense of possibility and romance, not the raw sex of cars.

What's It Like to Be a City Bus Driver?

Clara Tsao | Posted 07.07.2012 | Impact
Clara Tsao

"I am the CEO of this bus. I am the authority. And I love driving and being able to help people get to places. And this city uniform I wear, I wear it with pride."

More People Used Public Transportation In 2011

The New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

Americans took 10.4 billion rides on public transportation in 2011 — a billion more than they took in 2000, and the second most since 1957, accordin...

Riding The Night Bus To Cusco

Leora Novick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

I must have fallen asleep because I woke up, what seemed like a few hours later to the sound of numerous people throwing up.

Another Bus Driver Attacked

Posted 12.08.2011 | Miami

It's a bad time to be a Broward County bus driver. On November 18, a 19-year-old, santa-hat-wearing passenger hurled a rock at a Lauderdale Lakes bus ...

Greyhound Passengers Abandoned At Missouri Truck Stop

Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Greyhound passengers on a St. Louis-bound bus from Memphis spent a night sitting at a truck stop in Charleston, Missouri on Saturday after their drive...

D.C. Circulator's New Route To Anacostia, Skyland Starting Service

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There have been some big changes to the District of Columbia's Circulator bus system, a network of limited-stop routes meant to suppleme...

WATCH: CTA-Riding Air Guitar Star's Epic Solo

Posted 11.27.2011 | Chicago

A video uploaded to YouTube Saturday caught a Chicago rider jamming to his own beat on a CTA bus. The impromptu performance, which features invisib...

Cities Where Workers Most Use Public Transit

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

In such an urbanized country as the United States, it surprises how few of the nation's workers depend on public transport to make their daily commute...

Kindergartener Delivered To Wrong Bus Stop Found 'Crying And Wandering'

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

Flaws in the oversight of a south suburban school district's bus route caused a Richton Park 5-year-old to have a traumatic first day of kindergarten....

7 Quick Questions About Obama's Magical Misery Tour

John Hawkins | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
John Hawkins

Our President has just finished his three day bus tour of the Midwest and after that Herculean achievement, he's preparing for yet another vacation. Yet, there are still a few lingering questions people probably have.