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MIT reveals Hyperloop pod design

The pod utilizes a passive magnetic levitation system that incorporates two arrays of 20 neodymium magnets, according to MIT Hyperloop's website.

New MBTA app allows BRT riders to rate service

The app, named QualiT, allows individuals to anonymously share feedback with the T. The service is similar to ones provided on Uber and Lyft transportation systems, and provides crowd-sourced data to help improve service.

MIT students win first round of SpaceX Hyperloop contest

Beating out a field of more than 100 other teams from around the world, the group of MIT graduate students won the best overall design award for a vehicle, or pod, that will ride inside the Hyperloop, a system of tubes connecting major cities.

MIT to study environment, transportation challenge

Transportation@MIT will start as a two-year pilot program with initial support from all three participating schools. Plans are under way for the development of two labs, one in Cambridge and one outside the U.S., where researchers can apply and test new processes, technologies and policies.