Many of us take public transportation or fly in airplanes on a regular basis, but have you ever wondered how all of these things work? This collection of transportation articles help explain how people get from place to place.
Electric Boats Make Emission-free Sea Travel a Reality
Ghost Train Station Is Symbolic Hope of Korean Reunification
How Maglev Trains Work
What Are the 7 Biggest Airports in the World?
Why Does Warmer Air Make It More Difficult for Planes to Take Off?
Brace! Brace! Brace! 10 Scary Airports for Landings and Takeoffs
Our planet's rising temperatures are making it harder for planes to take off at some airports, presenting yet another challenge to civil aviation. So, how does warmer air affect takeoff?
By Talon Homer
Fear of flying? Here are 10 airports where location, terrain, weather and design limitations make takeoff and landing a challenge for pilots and a nail-biter for passengers.
As we all have heard, the friendly skies have gotten a lot less friendly over the past few years, but is a no-fly list for unruly passengers the answer?
By Dave Roos
The C-band spectrum used by 5G carriers is close to the frequencies used by key electronics that aircraft rely on to land safely, and that can garble the signals.
Many airlines around the world put planes in hibernation during the pandemic because of reduced demand for air travel. What does it take to wake them up?
Investigations into unruly-passenger incidents by the FAA have soared 168 percent through June over 2020's numbers. What's going on in the unfriendly skies? And what is the TSA doing to protect flight crews?
By John Donovan
After all, airports are kind of like mini cities, even if those running the "cities" prefer that no one actually takes up residence there.
Before Yeager did it, people thought it was impossible to break the sound barrier in flight. But he proved them wrong, even flying the plane while nursing two cracked ribs.
You've heard all about the exploits of Amelia Earhart, but do you know the story of Bessie Coleman, the first Black American woman to receive a pilot's license?
Electric-propelled boats, which are much quieter and more environmentally friendly than gas-powered motorboats, are finally beginning to hit the waves and find their market.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was just named world's busiest airport for the 23rd time. The Atlanta hub held the title for 22 consecutive years before it was knocked out of the No. 1 spot in 2020.
By John Donovan
The Dorasan train station was built near the DMZ to connect North and South Korea. But the only people using this fully functional station are some tourists.
By Dave Roos
Measuring how fast an aircraft travels depends on whether you factor in the speed of the wind behind it.