Transportation

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Black smoke billows from the derailed CN Rail train. Six of the cars carried hazardous and highly-flammable materials. (Screenshot via CBC)
The fiery derailment of a train carrying petroleum products and other hazardous chemicals in Saskatchewan on Tuesday puts yet another "spotlight" on the dangers posed to people and planet by transporting oil and other hazardous materials, environmental groups charged on Wednesday. Residents described the scene as a "flash of light," after 26 of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid calls for an outright ban of old, dangerous tank cars that transport...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Drivers for the ride-sharing app Uber protested in Los Angeles earlier this...

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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...