With President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better legislation struggling to gain traction in Congress, supporters are touting the benefits of driving electric, a transition boosted by the large climate change-focused package.
Los Angeles and Rancho Cucamonga will get the first electric fire trucks in North America, with L.A. intending to put one in Hollywood this year, and Rancho aiming to base one in a new fire station in late 2023.
Pennsylvania legislators introduced bipartisan legislation yesterday that would allow an autonomous vehicle to be tested without a human behind the wheel. Officials believe the law could attract companies to the state.
Answering Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 Lightning EV salvo, General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet let loose its first electric Silverado pickup truck Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized beyond visual line of sight flights for unmanned aircraft systems across 35 miles of New York’s 50-mile drone corridor. The decision was announced yesterday.
The automaker has rolled out Ford Pro Charging to make it easier to switch from internal combustion-powered commercial vehicles to electric ones that cut down on both emissions and costs.
Peoria, Ariz., has launched an autonomous shuttle pilot project in a medical district as an extension of the local transit service. The project will help officials gauge the public’s comfort level with the emerging tech.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is backing a plan to boost hydrogen production in order to reduce fossil fuel consumption, but critics say "blue hydrogen" favors the energy industry over the environment.
The Federal Transit Administration is partnering with CALSTART as part of its Research to Practice Initiative to find the best ways to get electric vehicle research and data to local transit agencies.
Josh Cohen, host of The Movement podcast, shared some thoughts about Pittsburgh’s experiment with “universal basic mobility” in a new demonstration project to ease barriers to all forms of mobility.
Tim Slusser has been appointed to serve as the city’s chief of mobility innovation, Mayor Mike Duggan announced Tuesday, noting that Slusser will focus on vehicle electrification and renewable energy within the city.
At a summit earlier this month, experts explored policy questions around electric vehicle charging infrastructure. In general, policymakers should look at all levels of charging to serve as many EV use cases as possible.
The Colorado Transportation Commission has set new rules that will direct less money toward highways for cars and more money toward alternate forms of transportation. Some rural areas oppose the rules.
Newly released research points to the need to both electrify the transportation sector and make cities less car dependent if there’s any hope of curtailing the worst effects of climate change.
At a recent Urbanism Next panel discussion, city officials from Boston and Minneapolis discussed mobility hub pilot projects, underscoring how hub locations can also serve as crucial community gathering spots.
The city is considering a pilot program with Bird Rides, a Santa Monica-based company that provides electric bicycles and scooters, operating rental programs in about 400 communities throughout the world.
How often should EV charging stations be examined by the state for safety and effectiveness? This is the sort of question that Oklahoma will be developing rules for at the beginning of 2022.
Proterra, which designs and manufactures zero-emission electric transit vehicles and technology for such vehicles, announced a $76 million expansion that will create more than 200 new jobs in Spartanburg County, S.C.
The Nebraska city will partner with Automotus to set up the smart loading zones, which will use video and other technologies to better manage the curbs serving on-demand deliveries, drop-offs and other parking needs.
Gov. Jay Inslee Monday rolled out his latest plans to fight climate change, including an idea that would see the state spending $100 million annually to fund rebates for people buying electric vehicles.