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.
As municipalities emerge from shutdowns, slowdowns and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the transportation sector’s role in supporting the recovery is becoming more apparent.
By now, you’ve probably already heard plenty about data in intelligent transportation. By their very nature, technologies that support intelligent transportation programs capture massive amounts of data.
The digital curb management project in Seattle marks one of the city’s first steps toward fully modernizing how curbs are managed, given the widening demands on these spaces by commercial fleets and conventional parking.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has fined a Chinese company with its U.S. headquarters in Dallas more than $700,000 for what it called misleading statements about a planned launch of electric vehicles.
In Southern California, landlords and owners of convenience stores, fast-food chains, movie theaters and big-box retailers are hoping to cash in on EV chargers to lure customers with time to kill as they fill up.
This month, the Seattle Department of Transportation debuted a program to test out the electric bike-lane sweeper. At barely 5 feet wide the machine is designed to weave between bollards and curbs.
Some 53 overhead charging stations are set to be installed at Metropolitan Transportation Authority depots in Staten Island, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn, according to a recent announcement by Gov. Kathy Hochul.
In a letter, lawmakers urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to collect more data on autonomous vehicles, citing serious safety concerns about how they operate in real-world situations.
The U.S. Department of Energy has launched an educational campaign that stresses the benefits of installing null charging ports in employee parking areas at workplaces.
The Pittsburgh International Airport is spearheading a first-of-its-kind bioaerosol identification and detection technology pilot to help discover potentially hazardous airborne toxins.
The transportation authority wants to erect up to 49 billboard structures, most with double-sided display screens, which would result in 86 total digital billboards throughout the city.
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 California Senate passed a bill Monday mandating human drivers behind the wheel of autonomous trucks on state highways for at least the next five years, citing safety concerns as the cause.
Missouri lawmakers took an important step toward safer streets and highways by passing the Siddens Bening Hands-Free Law, finally making it illegal to hold or support a phone while operating an automobile.
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.