The test will determine if smartphone owners can easily purchase tickets directly through their devices, avoiding long lines at the counter.
Data on one of the most complicated public transportation systems is now available through Google Transit. The service covers regional systems, too.
On Road Trip 2010, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman got a chance to see a side of New York's flagship train terminal that few get to see, including a hidden underground station with secret presidential ambitions.
Could high-tech train projects in China and the Netherlands pave the way for similar work in the United States?
I don't care what others say, the iPhone app for New York City transit maps is pretty cool.