Amtrak

06.10.14
Amtrak wants trackside WiFi that keeps you online for the whole ride
06.10.14

Amtrak wants trackside WiFi that keeps you online for the whole ride

To put it bluntly, Amtrak's current on-train WiFi sucks; even if you don't mind sharing 10Mbps wit...

By J. Fingas,   06.10.14
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05.18.13
Amtrak boosts WiFi on select trains, more upgrades coming this summer
05.18.13

Amtrak boosts WiFi on select trains, more upgrades coming this summer

There are plenty of wonderful things about train travel: the leg room, the scenery, the lack of se...

By B. Heater,   05.18.13
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05.14.13
Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)
05.14.13

Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)

Some of us look at electric trains as efficient transportation almost by definition, but that's no...

By J. Fingas,   05.14.13
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11.02.12
Amtrak for iPhone adds Passbook support
11.02.12

Amtrak for iPhone adds Passbook support

Apple's Passbook app is starting to gain momentum, with more apps now providing support for ticke...

By S. Sande,   11.02.12
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05.07.12
Daily Update for May 7, 2012
05.07.12

Daily Update for May 7, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get...

By S. Sande,   05.07.12
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05.07.12
Amtrak conductors to "punch your ticket" using iPhones
05.07.12

Amtrak conductors to "punch your ticket" using iPhones

Here's a modern twist on a time-honored tradition for train travelers. Since last fall, Amtrak ha...

By Mel Martin,   05.07.12
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05.07.12
Amtrak readies conductors to trade in their hole punchers for iPhones
05.07.12

Amtrak readies conductors to trade in their hole punchers for iPhones

Pilots aren't the only ones updating their workflows with modern technology. Amtrak conductors hav...

By B. Steele,   05.07.12
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11.29.11
Amtrak begins testing e-ticketing system, other futuristic things
11.29.11

Amtrak begins testing e-ticketing system, other futuristic things

It's been a long time coming, but it looks like Amtrak is finally ready to get with the times. This...

By A. Toor,   11.29.11
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11.01.11
AmtrakConnect free WiFi added to 12 East Coast routes, snack car will still cost ya
11.01.11

AmtrakConnect free WiFi added to 12 East Coast routes, snack car will still cost ya

Remember when we noted the existence of AmtrakConnect WiFi on the Adirondack train (number 69)...

By J. Pollicino,   11.01.11
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