During a recent press briefing hosted by the American Public Transportation Association, transit leaders highlighted the industry’s ability to launch on-demand transit programs, which flourished during the pandemic.
The Lower Mississippi River SmartPort and Resilience Center project will collect crowdsourced sediment and shoaling data from eight ports along the Mississippi River to gain insights into obstacles affecting river traffic.
Planned development communities like New Haven in Ontario, Calif., are highlighting urban technology applications and features as signature amenities as consumer expectations reach well beyond standard pools and parks.
Although California’s aggressive electric vehicle campaign aims to curb climate change, the move could still do substantial damage to the planet based on how battery materials are extracted.
Later this year, Ford, Lyft and Argo AI will bring autonomous ride-hailing cars to Miami-Dade County, Fla., and Austin, Texas. For this rollout, safety drivers will be in the front seats of the cars just in case.
Research by Michigan State University and Ford Mobility examined connected vehicle data to gain insights into driving styles and incidents, potentially allowing for safety problems to be addressed before a crash occurs.
Last week, a small solar-powered airplane landed in a number of California cities, including Madera, Merced and Modesto. More research and development is needed before electric planes can get bigger.
Experts say electric vehicle batteries can catch fire, release hazardous gases or even explode under certain conditions. Such dangers have inspired a national conversation about how to deal with EVs after accidents.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County, which is stationed in Pittsburgh, Pa., is gearing up to launch a mobile payment app for bus riders. A similar app for light rail riders will come in early 2022.
States like Arizona and Texas have positioned themselves as hubs for autonomous vehicle testing and deployments, in part, by creating regulatory landscapes that are easy for new companies to navigate.
A sizable grant, worth $5.5 million, was recently awarded to a group of utilities in Indiana to add more than 60 fast-charging stations — or those that charge within about a half-hour — across the state.
Yesterday, General Motors announced the Ultium Charge 360 fleet service, which is intended to encourage electric vehicle adoption among commercial fleet organizations by making EV charging easier.
Yesterday, the California Public Utilities Commission and Uber submitted a $9 million settlement to resolve a dispute about whether the company should share data on riders and drivers who were sexually assaulted.
Plus, Columbus, Ohio, announces a partnership aimed at collecting data on gun violence throughout the city, and Pittsburgh, Pa., launches a new "Universal Basic Mobility" pilot program for low-income residents.
The personal self-driving car has been derided as little more than whimsy by many transportation watchers, who see fleet vehicles and public transit as the real beneficiaries of autonomous vehicle technology.
The Chicago carrier will invest an undisclosed amount of money in the new electric airplanes, which must first meet United's safety, business and operating requirements before being put into usage.
The 10th annual Transportation Research Board Automated Road Transportation Symposium explored the myriad policy questions and debates surrounding connected and autonomous vehicle technology.
Baltimore and Washington, D.C., construction union members, workers and business leaders gathered downtown Monday afternoon to advocate for the proposed high-speed train from Baltimore to the nation’s capital.
According to a University of Hawaii study, the combination of faster adoption of EVs and faster generation of renewable energy resulted in 99 percent less fossil fuel consumed and 93 percent fewer vehicle emissions by 2050.
Officials are using funding from the state's Clean Mobility Options Voucher pilot program to launch electric bikeshare hubs around the city. The bikes are a preferred means of travel among residents.
As cities look beyond the pandemic, a Silicon Valley startup secures funding as it helps local officials better manage scooters, deliveries and other challenges. Data modeling combined with open source technology is key.