Transportation

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Drivers for the ride-sharing app Uber protested in Los Angeles earlier this week, claiming the company, valued at $18 billion, has slashed their rates to an untenable level. "I’ve experienced four cuts since I started," driver Aya Valilar, who has been working with the company a year-and-a-half, told CBS2/KCAL9. "It was $2.50 a mile when I started...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Lac Mégantic oil train derailment that killed 47 people and nearly...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Dealing a "severe blow" to the export of coal out of the Pacific Northwest, the...

Further

From Idaho-based start-up Solar Roadways , a brilliant idea that will provide clean energy, cut pollution, keep roads snow-free, revolutionize road safety, eliminate electrical and phone poles, create thousands of jobs, and oh yeah, save the planet. A couple more days to a crowdfunding campaign that has already raised way over their $1 million goal. Detractors raise objections - ie: a projected $56 trillion price tag - but dreams have to start someplace. Their video is almost as brilliant as...

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