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.
Honeybees could get help pollinating crops in the future from an unlikely source: drones.
It used to be that air travelers complained about not having enough legroom. But with airlines jamming more seats into planes, there’s less room for their heads, too.
And it could be even faster and quieter than all you jet-setters are used to.
An airplane wing that can change shape depending on the conditions would increase efficiency and reduce emissions.
In 2015, the U.S. population numbered 320 million, but less than 10 percent of those people rode the rails. So who does?
A new airline industry analysis confirms incidents of air rage have increased by 16 percent in a single year.
As "Sully" debuts in U.S. movie theaters, we ask aviation folks how exactly a pilot can successfully and safely land a plane on water.
Land mines can pose a threat long after a conflict they were part of is over. A new drone project could offer a way to safely and inexpensively eliminate the explosives.
Falconry has a long history in Dubai, but that doesn't mean they won't embrace new technology to improve their birds.
Storing renewable, reliable energy is a big challenge, but the ARES company has a novel solution: Use a rock-filled train that doesn't go anywhere.
Wrecked aircraft ruins rest in remote worldwide spots. Who are the legion of aviation archaeologists dedicated to tracking down and preserving them?
Disney was recently rumored to be taking out spy drones in order to protect "Star Wars: Episode VIII" shooting locations. Is that legal in the U.S.?
Using brain-computer interfaces, 16 University of Florida engineering students piloted drones using only their focused thoughts — and some computer programming.
What's to blame for instances of air rage? A new study suggests dividing classes on a plane increases tension and likelihood of problems.
Internet sensation Colin Furze has used home tools and a workshed to create a working hoverbike. Watch it in action in this video.
The pilots of the sun-fueled Solar Impulse 2, halfway through its 'round-the-world trip, self-hypnotize while spending days on end in a space the size of a coffin.
Sonic booms: so annoying! That's why the space agency and Lockheed Martin are on a 'QueSST' to science some physics and create a supersonic jet that's like so hush-hush.
Researchers devise a new anti-icing material after observing these garden pests.
Will airlines ever change for the better? One marketing concept called Poppi hopes to inspire innovation and push the industry forward.
And did we mention that Bruce Dickinson, the lead singer of Iron Maiden, partially funded it?
Choosing your seatmates through social media? Facial recognition technology to match you and your luggage? The airline industry has the ideas... but will it adopt them?
If Rep. David E. Lifferth, R-Utah, gets his way, police will soon be able to "neutralize" drones that interfere with emergency response.
Using low-tech solutions for high-tech problems, falconry may prove beneficial in combating all the wayward drones flying where they ought not to fly.
Gyroscopes, carbon rods and flexible joints let the GimBall drone bounce off of and roll against obstacles as it flies on its missions.
Windspeed Technologies' proposed SkyDeck could offer an external, 360-degree view for airline passengers, and could be a luxury add-on to existing airplanes.