Nearly all of the 100 largest metros across the United States charted a growth in biking activity from 2019 to 2022, a new analysis of the transportation sector shows. Walking, meanwhile, has declined.
Cities across Northern California are turning to AI-powered chatbots versed in dozens of languages to answer residents' questions and intake service requests for things like pothole repair, graffiti and parking fines payment.
The Turnpike Commission has approved a contract with Applegreen Electric to install, operate and maintain electric vehicle charging stations at every service plaza by January 2027, officials announced.
Haverford Township in Pennsylvania transitioned its downtown public parking from digital kiosks to the ParkMobile system, which removes clunky hardware from streets and replaces the parking experience with an app.
With billions on the way to build out modern transportation systems, officials are working to engage disadvantaged communities in the planning and development processes.
The city's Department of Transportation is considering a rule change that would allow for the use of electric cargo-bike delivery vehicles. Experts say the vehicles often perform better than their gas-powered counterparts in urban settings.
The ambitious plans to connect underserved parts of California appear to have been slashed disproportionately, threatening to leave some urban communities, including East Oakland and South Central Los Angeles, further behind.
Fifty-four projects in 35 counties were selected to expand access to, and the reliability of, electric vehicle charging across the state. The selections are part of the first round of federal National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure funding.
Six privately owned battery storage containers connected to a nearby San Diego Gas & Electric substation promise to provide some buffer from blackouts. The units are capable of delivering six megawatts and 12 megawatt-hours of energy.
Chelan County PUD commissioners voted in favor of buying seven capacitor banks at about $4 million total for the upcoming Microsoft data center. The banks will ensure more efficient power delivery to the facility, officials say.