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Turns out, when you use Uber and see those little cars on the app, they're not all actually there.

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The Attorney General of Massachusetts is asking Lyft and Uber just how accommodating they are to disabled passengers.

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Uber is on the hook for yet another unpleasant incident, after a London driver threatened to slit the throat of a user who canceled their ride.

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The transport policy of the UK's Green Party wants to discourage motorcycle, car, and SUV use through fees and strict legislation, such as by putting speed limiters on high-powered motorcycles.

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DOT Secretary Says Supplier Is 'Bad Actor' On Safety Landscape

Federal investigators said Friday that global automotive supplier Takata has not cooperated with a problem into the company's exploding airbags, which are responsible for killing at least five motorists and injuring dozens more.

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Feds Say 1,729 Records Were Missing From Early-Warning Reports

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced Thursday it has fined Honda $70 million for failing to report death and injury data in a timely manner.

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Sitting stopped in congested traffic might be one of the most frustrating feelings imaginable. You're trapped in your car unsure when things might pick up again, when all you really want is to get to your destination. Not only is this exasperating, it might be costing us all a huge pile of money.

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Aviation Is Safer, But Our Perceptions Of Risks Are Skewed

It was a terrible stretch for aviation.

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If you're planning on buying a new car in the next month or so, you might want to pick from what's on the lot, because there could be a long wait for new vehicles from the factory. Locomotives continue to be in short supply in North America, and that's causing major delays for automakers trying to move assembled cars.

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New research shows how easy it is to infiltrate key traffic-control systems

The next time Gov. Chris Christie wants to create traffic problems on the George Washington Bridge, he may have more sophisticated options than an old-fashioned study.

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For anyone who thought the Tesla Model S was quick, company chief Elon Musk is thinking of a transportation alternative that could make his signature EV feel downright sloth-like. It's called the "Hyperloop."

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A mayor who favors light rail and street-cars to run the nation's transportation system

President Obama is set today to nominate Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx, a man who is in process of bringing electrified street cars to his city, as the new Secretary of Transportation.

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In light of Japan's Fukushima disaster, the future of nuclear power is a topic of debate whenever alternative power sources are discussed. Whether you are for nuclear power or against it, one legacy of this technology will be the great lengths that governments and power companies must go to dispose of the spent fuel and other byproducts.

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6.1 billion gallons of gas have been saved in past 5 years

Fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the United States has reached an all-time high according to a University of Michigan study.

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Yes, we already knew that living in a home that's far away from work or from city services can be costly because of transportation costs. Now, we have a slightly better idea of how costly.

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Think of it this way: a teenager cruising in a convertible down Pacific Coast Highway will probably be pretty big on smooth roads.

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It would be impossible to reinvent the wheel, but reinventing how we get around on one is exactly what small New Zealand-based YikeBike Ltd hopes to do. If you ever see one of these little YikeBikes, you'll quickly notice that it is ridden in a unique fashion. YikeBike hopes to do what the Segway couldn't: take human mobility full-circle.

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Why does widespread adoption of "green" vehicles matter? Well, according to a report released by consultancy group Mercer, along with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, climate change will significantly impact the transportation, construction, and manufacturing industries over the course of the next 20 years. In fact, the report states that damages caused by climate change could cost over $8 trillion by 2030. We know that "green" vehicles won't curb climate change by themselves,

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DHL's Global Forwarding division has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay is a collaboration between the EPA and the freight industry that was created back in 2004 with the aim of significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

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