Following an autonomous shuttle pilot project at Fort Carson in Colorado, US Ignite released a report detailing the project’s strengths and weaknesses. The report comes as interest in the technology grows at the municipal level.
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November, 2022 - 10am PT / 1pm EST
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.
As the Pennsylvania Senate prepares to consider legislation that could make it possible to conduct self-driving testing without a person behind the wheel, the issue is more important than ever.
Chattanooga was awarded a $4.57 million federal grant Wednesday to go toward an integrated, smart transportation management system for electric vehicles so that drivers can find charging stations.
A newly released report from the MTA, city Department of Transportation and other agency partners considers a range of congestion-pricing structures, including one that sees tolls climb to more than $20 during peak hours.
Texas State Highway 130, which connects Austin with San Antonio, is an innovation corridor using high-tech satellite imaging to find tiny flaws in pavement and other structures in need of maintenance.
The bill includes $52.7 billion earmarked for semiconductor research, development, manufacturing, and workforce development and within that is $2 billion for legacy chips used in automobiles and defense systems.
A new report from the Mineta Transportation Institute highlights some of the growing cybersecurity risks that public transit systems are being exposed to as technology becomes more integral to daily operations.
The startup has partnered with Paradigm Traffic Systems on a push to bring better technology to road safety and traffic management in the state. The move reflects the rise of smart traffic controls and connected vehicles.
The agency alleges the electric carmaker misled customers with advertising language on its website describing Autopilot and Full Self-Driving technologies as more capable than they actually are.
Commuters using several MVRTA bus stops will soon have access to Wi-Fi and device charging thanks to a $50,000 grant from the state. The stops could also include displays for real-time schedules and other information.
In a filing with utility regulators, the Minneapolis-based utility company unveiled plans to build 730 fast-charging stations across the state in the next few years. The project would cost an estimated $300 million.
The city of Cleveland’s Department of Public Utilities is building out the infrastructure needed to support its move to a fully electric fleet. The price tag for the project is expected to be $1.4 million.
State transportation officials met with Wilkes-Barre officials on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for a feasibility study on passenger rail service between Wilkes-Barre and other cities, including Philadelphia.
Yellow Alert systems are meant to help police track down suspects involved in fatal hit-and-run crashes through tips from the public. They are similar to the Amber Alerts issued for abducted children.
A pilot project between a regional utility and the Cajon Valley Union School District is turning eight electric school buses into battery storage devices to supplement the electric grid during peak demand periods.
It's rare that an electric bus catches on fire with only 18 reported cases globally, and after one of Connecticut's electric buses burst into flames the NTSB stepped in to investigate.