An eye-popping investment planned by a startup company at the former Loring Air Force Base could come with promises from large airlines to buy its cleaner fuel even before the technology has been tested at scale.
Future of Transportation Conversations
The investment needed to improve and repair public physical transportation infrastructure for things like roads, bridges, and highways is critical, but did you know it’s equally as important to do the same for our digital transportation infrastructure? Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda details why the time is now for DOTs to improve their digital infrastructure and the winning formula to follow.
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.
As intelligent transportation system (ITS) applications become more sophisticated, ensuring network uptime has become increasingly difficult for state departments of transportation (DOTs). Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda highlights how DOTs can add resiliency to their communications networks.
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.
Transit systems in Wisconsin and Colorado are upgrading fare payment systems to app-based and contactless payments, with riders no longer needing to stand at vending machines or search for spare change.
Mayor Byron W. Brown's capital spending proposal for next year includes a $1 million allocation for an electric vehicle charging network throughout the city, though exact placement of the stations is yet to be determined.
The new TravelSafely app, released Thursday, aims to make streets safer for drivers, walkers and cyclists. The app connects drivers to an electronic network of intersection and crosswalk data, and to each other, city officials said.
Airports are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies to meet their daily operational needs. These initiatives serve as real-world tests and economic drivers in the communities the airports serve.
The Shared-Use Mobility Center is urging public, private and nonprofit groups to sign on to its Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda, which sets goals around expanding mobility options and transportation equity.
Freyr Battery, a Norway-based clean-tech company named after a Norse god, will invest $2.57 billion in Georgia by building a plant on a 368-acre site in Coweta County, according to a news release.
In an effort to push out car-centered infrastructure, Santa Fe officials are aiming for a more environmentally friendly transportation system with the addition of more bike lanes and expanded bus routes.
The Transit Tech Lab, an initiative focused on bolstering transit recovery and sustainability, has selected six technology companies to conduct yearlong pilots across the New York City metro region.
Georgia Power and the state’s Public Service Commission were not in agreement about a proposed rate hike to fund infrastructure upgrades, including renewable energy sources, but agreed on the need for EV charging subsidies.
The newly formed Mobility Innovation District in southwest Washington, D.C., will be the site to launch initiatives like “universal basic mobility” pilots, as well as on-demand microtransit.
A new report by StreetLight Data underscores how traffic patterns across U.S. downtown areas have been reshaped by the pandemic. Remote work and changes in travel preferences offer new challenges for urban planners and transit agencies.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the recipients of its Clean School Bus program last week, awarding 389 school districts some $965 million toward the purchase of more than 2,400 school buses.
Solvay Specialty Polymers announced Thursday it will build a plant next to its existing Augusta factory to manufacture EV-grade binders and separator coatings, Sen. Raphael Warnock announced in a press release.
Transit leaders gathered at the American Public Transit Association TRANSform Conference last month to discuss how projects like fare removal in Kansas City, Mo., or a bus rapid transit line in Seattle will help remake cities.
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority agreed this week to a new tax credit that has an estimated value of $71.3 million, and it is aimed at boosting a new Honda electric vehicle battery plant located near Dayton.