Urban Mobility

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.  

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.

portland maine traffic parking technology
July 16, 2018

Two separate initiatives by Portland, Maine have been implemented in an ongoing effort to make moving around and parking downtown easier.

uber lime bike
July 12, 2018

As first reported by Bloomberg, then widely-reported across the business pages this week, Uber has announced it will invest in Lime to expand availability of electric scooters across the globe. Uber Technologies Inc.

gondola transit infrastructure
July 03, 2018

Look! Up in the sky… It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s – a gondola?

lyft bikes motivate
July 03, 2018

Ride-hailing company Lyft announced the creation of Lyft Bikes today, saying it is has reached “a transformative agreement” to acquire core operations of Motivate, North America’s largest bike share operator.

public transit access

Courtesy of the Seattle Municipal Archives.

July 10, 2018

Recent news and events in the public transit space exhibit the power of advocacy in expanding access.

July 02, 2018 | Ken Hosac

The City of San Antonio has a population of more than 1.4 million people— and is expected to grow by at least a million individuals within the next 20 years. Rapid growth required the city to seek smart, efficient expansion of its infrastructure and services.

June 27, 2018

Productivity tools exist everywhere. Smartphone productivity apps for writing, email, to do list management, and other tasks come at as little as a dollar a piece, and many are free to download and use.

georgia smart communities challenge winners
June 18, 2018

A new initiative led by the Georgia Institute of Technology, with support from 10 private and public entities across the state, the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge, announced the program’s first winning communities.

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