The Station: Bird and Lime layoffs, pivots in a COVID-19 era and a $2.2 trillion deal

Hello folks, welcome back (or hi for the first time) to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to the all the ways people and packages move around this world. I’m your host, Kirsten Korosec,

Travel aggregator Omio hops over the pond to launch in North America

Travel aggregator Omio, which operates a multimodal transport planning and booking platform for intercity and long distance tips, has hopped over the pond to launch in North America — its first

Blockchain is solid, in that there is no liquidity

The quality of a financial market is driven by liquidity. Companies want to list on the NYSE, because that’s where the most financial investors in the world are located, and the thicker the market f

Lyft partners with Amtrak for first- and last-mile trip tie-ins

Lyft and Amtrak are teaming up on a partnership that will allow Amtrak app users to book a trip directly in the train operator's mobile software. The Lyft ride quest feature is designed to help travel

Amtrak Adds WiFi To 12 New East Coast Routes, California’s Up Next

Attention workaholics: your business trip a la rail was just made that much more efficient, if you're using Amtrak, of course. The nation's intercity railway has just added Wi-Fi service to 12 new

Siemens Wins $466 Million Contract To Build 70 Green Trains

<img src="" /><a href="">Siemens</a> has snapped up a $466 million six-year contract

Amtrak to add Wi-Fi to Acela line in March

<img src="">I’ve personally taken Amtrak’s high-speed Acela line between Boston and New York more times than I can remember. At 3.5 ho

High-speed trains in America one step closer to reality

It looks like the U.S. is well on its way to becoming a modern Western country after all. Congressional leaders are trying to find funding for high-speed passenger trains, one of which would take peop