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Officials in the state have designs on growing the off-shore wind energy industry. The city of Salem will get a $45 million cut to transform empty land into a wind turbine marshalling yard.
Uber Eats is launching two autonomous delivery pilots in Los Angeles with Serve Robotics, a robotic sidewalk delivery startup, and Motional, an autonomous vehicle technology company. The pilots will focus on shorter and longer trips respectively.
Michigan has submitted seven nominations for Alternative Fuel Corridors, which are transportation routes that will build out EV charging infrastructure using the state's funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The City Council on Monday voted to approve a one-year licensing agreement with Bird Rides to deploy as many as 200 shared electric scooters. The company will initially deploy between 25 and 35 devices.
Regional government organizations in Sacramento, Calif., and Denver have taken an oversight and data collection role around micromobility operations, showing that they are well positioned to navigate these planning efforts.
The brunt of recent launches have been for the Starlink constellation of satellites. To date, SpaceX has launched more than 2,400 of the 570-pound satellites on 44 previous Starlink missions since 2019.
The recently passed legislation would take steps to regulate the state's energy companies ensuring that they improve their cybersecurity practices to avoid cyber attacks that could impact the electric grid.
The city is considering another bout of regulation around the on-demand devices, citing safety concerns. But experts are divided over whether or not the popular transportation option needs more rules.
The new Owensboro electric bus is adorned with a colorful green-and-blue wrap that features images of city employees, with the city crest emblazoned at the rear of the bus, and it’s scheduled to start routes on May 23.
The city of Racine, Wis., has switched 25 percent of its bus fleet to electric power and announced a new feature in its smartphone app that shares real-time data on bus location, along with arrival and departure times.
A connected vehicle project with vehicle-to-everything technology in Georgia will continue a trend in the transportation sector that merges traditional highway infrastructure with digitally connected vehicles.
The state of Michigan and the National Park Service will be partnering on a number of transportation projects to address issues like congestion and parking, as well as increase electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The pilot program that is under consideration is for 12 months, with a 12-month extension option, and is with Bird Rides, a Santa Monica-based company that provides electric bicycles and scooters.
New Mexico's proposed clean-car rule, which received a public hearing yesterday, would require electric vehicles to account for 7 percent of new car sales starting in January 2025.
State and local officials promised EV maker Rivian nearly $1.5 billion in tax breaks and other incentives to build a factory near Atlanta, the most lucrative package of inducements Georgia has ever offered.