Transportation

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Credit: City of Austin Department of Transportation

November 16, 2018

The City of Austin is making inroads where traffic technology goes, having become the first city in Texas to enter the U.S. Department of Transportation’s SPaT (Signal Phasing and Timing) Challenge through the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE).

ups cargo ebike
November 16, 2018

In the latest of ongoing efforts to address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns, Seattle will be the first city in the United States to pilot UPS electric cargo bikes with a program created through a partnership between the global delivery service and the Seattle Department of... read more

November 13, 2018 | Melissa Clack

Historically, the construction industry is rated among the lowest of all major industries in terms of investment in new technologies.

port authority ny nj climate
Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
November 12, 2018

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has become the first public transportation agency in the United States to embrace the Paris Climate Agreement, setting aggressive interim greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets that call for a 35-percent reduction by 2025 and reaffirming the agency’s... read more

nibs
November 07, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has issued its latest report in a multi-year study on natural hazard mitigation.

nlc av report

Credit: National League of Cities

October 30, 2018

In releasing its latest report, the National League of Cities (NLC) has offered an analysis of current regulations surrounding autonomous vehicles (AVs).

King County Metro ride 2

Courtesy: King County Metro

October 29, 2018

King County Metro, which was recently named as the best large transit system in North America by APTA, has launched a pilot project intended to answer the first and last mile needs of Seattle area commuters.

seattle green fleet
October 10, 2018

The City of Seattle’s Mayor has reinforced her intention to reduce the city’s dependence on fossil fuels, and focus on smart transportation investments. In addition to presenting her first budget address, Seattle Mayor Jenny A.

October 09, 2018

Across sectors, human behavior evolves in parallel with the latest and greatest technology that is transforming a given market. Personal transportation is a result of that disruption.

knight foundation autonomous vehicles

Credit: Knight Foundation

October 09, 2018

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced a five-year, $5.25 milion dollar initiative aimed at bringing residents to the center of self-driving vehicle pilot projects happening in five U.S. cities.

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