Transportation

planning transit future
August 16, 2018

As local government leaders finalize fiscal year budgets, many are even more focused on long-range transportation planning. That’s because transportation planning is much harder than planning next year’s budget.  

micro mobility data platform
August 17, 2018

After reviewing data from May through July, a data platform startup has issued a newly-released study. The 2018 Populus report offers new data and insights for smart cities on the mobility front, authored by the firm’s CEO and co-founder Regina Clewlow, Ph.D.

NRDC Transportation Roadmap
August 16, 2018

An international environmental organization has unveiled a regional roadmap aimed at helping cities fix transportation, cut pollution, and build livable communities.

August 10, 2018 | BRIAN NEWBACHER, ROSANNE PLACEY AND JEFF CRANSON

As part of a commitment to be leaders in the future of transportation technology, five state agencies and seven academic institutions in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania formed a multi-state partnership more than a year ago to work together on self-driving and connected vehicle initiatives.

APTA best agency

Courtesy: King County Metro

August 09, 2018

The nation’s foremost transit association, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has named King County Metro Transit the best large transit system in North America.

bird plans
August 08, 2018

As its dockless scooters roll into more cities, Bird’s commitment to safety and service is taking off with recent announcements relating to an Advisory Board, bike lane protection fund and program for underserved communities.

infrastructure funding minibus bill
August 03, 2018

Although there is no compromise in sight on an omnibus spending bill, House members left the Capitol for a month-long August break. However, members of the Senate stayed behind and just passed a “minibus” appropriations package.

virginia smart road
August 03, 2018

Montgomery County, Va., officials have crafted a proposal to extend the Virginia Smart Road to I-81, creating a new highway link to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

dallas electric bus

Credit: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

July 17, 2018

After recent mass transit news out of Chicago and San Francisco, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) agency has rolled out a new fleet of seven zero-emission electric buses.

imagine boston 2030
July 13, 2018 | Hanna Johnson

One of the most popular cities in the US, Boston is a great destination if you’re looking for a fun and cultural place to go. Often in the news thanks to its progress in different fields, recently it’s done it again.

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