Mayor Michelle Wu announced that the city of Boston will pay 65 percent of each employee’s MBTA monthly pass of their choice, a significant cost savings compared to the pre-tax discount workers had been offered previously.
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A $6.6 million grant is taking the city of Danbury one step closer to a fiber-optic smart traffic signal system aimed at reducing congestion.The city's new system could be installed by the end of 2024.
Legislation has been filed in both the House and Senate that calls for the MBTA to operate a fully electric commuter rail system by December 2035. Three lines that serve environmental justice populations would be electrified sooner.
States are increasingly turning their attention to the transmission lines, substations and transformers needed to get that electricity from renewable energy sources into homes and businesses.
The Toledo Area Regional Transportation Authority’s membership in NEORide, a regional transit collective, allowed it to more easily take on service and technology improvements like the newly launched TARTA Flex.
The $11.3 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration will help to convert the state’s diesel ferries to hybrid-electric vessels and make improvements to the Belford Ferry Terminal in Monmouth County.
The micromobility transportation sector continues to evolve and grow, fueled by developments in technology, partnerships and infrastructure, according to experts at the 2023 Micromobility World Conference.
Changes to land use zoning, parking requirements and other areas could make way for some 500,000 new housing units in neighborhoods around transit stops in the Puget Sound region of Washington state.
Top officials from the departments of Energy and Transportation reiterate that both the federal infrastructure law combined with the climate legislation can make U.S. transportation cleaner, greener and more equitable.
Car-share operations are turning to electric vehicles as they reimagine the service as an affordable, nonprofit transportation business model. The shift is helping to serve low-income communities where mobility options are limited.
Chattanooga will see more technology focused on its roadways. Two separate projects in the region will use smart technology and data analytics to hone in on the causes and fixes for traffic and dangerous conditions.
The annual INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard outlines which cities — and even thoroughfares — see the most traffic congestion. The most recent report tracks some of the lingering trends brought about by the pandemic.
The Current, an on-demand shuttle service serving Clark County, Wash., has continued its growth pattern since launching just over a year ago. Officials say the service fills gaps left by fixed bus routes.
Companies like Intertrust Technologies and StreetLight Data are developing new data tools for the planners integrating electric vehicles and charging infrastructure into the broader transportation network.
The Chicago Transit Authority this week announced a real-time tracking feature that allows commuters to more accurately plan their trips by showing where trains are and when they will reach the station.