transport

Tunnels under Los Angeles to reduce traffic congestion

A high-tech company proposes to dig numerous tunnels under Los Angeles to reduce traffic congestion. Let's take a closer look at this other project by billionaire Elon Musk known for his electric car company Tesla as well as SpaceX, his interplanetary rocket company.

The hyperloop: an ultra-fast train

For some time now, the media have been talking about a developing innovation project that concerns the world of transport: the hyperloop, an ultra-fast means of transport. Let's take a closer look at what this innovation consists of.

September 22, car-free day

An annual event that attracts more and more followers each year, Car Free Day aims to promote public transit, active transportation, carpooling and even teleworking. Many are delighted with this initiative, but in 2016, is such an activity still necessary?

Oslo: electric car paradise

In Norway, almost one in five cars sold is fully electric. This is a unique situation in the world.

Around the world in a solar plane

The Solar Impulse plane which took off Monday morning from Abu Dhabi is about to circle the world using only solar energy as fuel. Let's take a closer look at this project.

2014: difficult year for civil aviation

The year 2014 was marked by several air disasters which left hundreds of people dead. However, the airplane is still considered to be one of the safest ways of getting around. Let's take a closer look.

The Channel Tunnel, 20 years already

The Eurotunnel is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Let's take a closer look at why this structure, which crosses the Channel for more than 50 kilometers and in which 12,000 people participated, is qualified as a major civil engineering project of the last 100 years.

The price of hulled gasoline

Fluctuations in the price of gasoline regularly make the headlines. But why is there so much difference from place to place? Let's take a closer look at the costs related to oil production, such as the price of crude oil, the costs of refining, transportation and retail sales, the profits of intermediaries, not to mention the taxes that apply.

Montreal: we secure the Champlain Bridge by replacing a beam

Last weekend, we had to urgently install a 75-tonne super-beam to support the Champlain Bridge in Montreal. It replaces another in which cracks have been detected compromising its strength. Let's take the opportunity to talk about technical challenges and bridges in the world.

New cars for the Montreal metro

The metro in Montreal, Quebec, unveiled the new cars that will gradually replace those currently in use. At the cutting edge of technology, these efficient and more spacious wagons aim to satisfy the customers of this means of transport which is very widespread in the big cities of the world. Let's take a closer look!