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Public transport users can finally tap their Visa contactless cards to pay for rides – here’s how to get on board

You don't need to pre-register your card to use it on the bus. Here's what you need to do instead.

An unofficially revamped Singapore MRT map is so good that even the LTA’s interest is piqued

The creator of the unofficial MRT map says he is now meeting the LTA, who have also planned a new MRT map for later this year.
A Los Angeles Metro Rail station.

The Los Angeles subway transports more than 300,000 people a day — here’s what it’s like to ride it

Los Angeles has a reputation as a car city, but it also has a surprisingly decent subway system.

San Francisco’s new public trains are clean, spacious and surprisingly quiet — here’s what it’s like to ride one

Many of the Bay Area Rapid Transit trains currently in use have been around since the 1970s.
There are 1,500 passenger journeys on Bogotá's bus system every day.

Bogotá’s massive bus system has been globally hailed as a triumph in public transit — here’s why I prefer it over New York City...

Nearly 10% of the TransMilenio's passengers used to commute by their own cars. Now, they take the bus.
The Roosevelt Island tram takes passengers 250 feet above New York City for the price of a subway fare.

One of New York City’s most affordable tourist experiences is a tram that takes you 250 feet above the city for the price of a subway fare

For $2.75 — the price of a subway ticket — the Roosevelt Island aerial tram takes passengers 250 feet above the city.
The Dubai Metro comprises two train lines and 49 stations.

How 10 of the world’s most famous subway systems compare, from Dubai to New York City

Public transportation systems vary greatly between major world cities. We selected 10 of the most famous metro systems in the world and compared them by size, length, operating hours, and ticket cost.

This is what it’s like to ride North Korea’s marble-clad subway

Far below North Korea's secretive capital, a bustling subway system connects the city's workers.

Uber and Lyft might be taking over the streets — but the ride-sharing economy still has a long way to go

Nearly 50% of people surveyed said they hadn't used any type of shared transportation service within the past year.

These flashy taxi buses are all over Kenya, and they come with a dark past

All around Kenya, plumes of black smoke get coughed from the tailpipes of colorful, privately-owned taxi buses called matatus.