Volkswagen has established its U.S. beachhead in right-to-work Tennessee to build a new generation of electric vehicles starting with the ID.4 SUV. VW is investing $41 billion in electrification over the next five years.
Due to concerns about self-driving accidents, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has told Tesla to provide a significant amount of data on every car the company has sold over the last seven years.
The Legislature approved SB 500, which would require that autonomous vehicles be emissions free by 2030, nudging an industry that has been clearly trending toward electric. The bill awaits the governor’s signature.
The Federal Railroad Administration has paused its review of the high-speed maglev train that’s proposed to link Baltimore and Washington with a 15-minute ride and eventually extend to New York.
On Sept. 7, the Lowcountry Regional Transport Authority is kicking off the first year-round public transit option in Beaufourt County, S.C. This service was made possible by a $1.2 million grant.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has announced three cities will receive grants as part of the Delivering Zero Emissions Communities program — a move toward 100 percent zero emissions commercial vehicles by 2030.
Transit systems in New Orleans, San Diego, Miami and other cities have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of new approaches, ranging from reduced fares to redesigned networks.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has announced that he will dedicate $25 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to public transit in both Madison and Milwaukee. The money is intended to counterbalance recent budget cuts.
Los Angeles, Calif., will soon see a test fleet of robotaxis, but no passengers will be picked up until the proper approvals are made. The cars, made by Hyundai, will be equipped with driverless tech from Motional.
Pay-by-the-minute electric and hybrid car-share operations are becoming a regular part of the transportation mix in large cities as they seek to expand mobility options and reduce the need for car ownership.
SWITCH Maritime is set to launch the Sea Change, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric ferry in the San Francisco Bay. The zero-emission vessel is designed to accommodate around 75 passengers.
Dane County is growing faster than any other county in Wisconsin, so its transportation network has to change to accommodate demands. Transportation planners have released a map for residents to provide input.
With a new governor at the wheel after the resignation of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a handful of transportation issues could be getting renewed attention. Among them, congestion pricing and a controversial speed camera plan.
Ridership on commuter rail declined as much as 90 percent for some services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Operators are now exploring options to bring back not only riders who sat out the pandemic, but new customers as well.
If the country's infrastructure is to continue supporting its people — and if new federal funding is to be used well — then government officials must digitize, argues the CEO of Aurigo Software Technologies.
Last week, the Illinois State Police started installing license plate readers on highways near Chicago. More than 200 cameras will be installed. Speed limits will not be enforced by this system.
Pittsburgh has launched two transportation innovations to make multimodal trips easier to book and navigate, and a program to make a package of transportation options more accessible for low-income workers.
In 11 instances, Tesla vehicles have crashed during "Autopilot" mode. As a result, two Democratic senators have asked the Federal Trade Commission to look into how Tesla is marketing this mode to customers.
By 2030, the Tennessee Valley Authority wants all of its passenger cars and half of its pickup and light cargo trucks to be electric vehicles. TVA's large trucks will remain gas-powered for the immediate future.
The app will make certain route and scheduling information available only by subscription. The company’s co-founders said they’re doing so to avoid ubiquitous ads or selling user data.
A commuter bus service along the California Central Coast installed the tap-to-ride fare payment technology on all of its buses, with other transit services in other parts of the state doing the same. The pilot project is part of a state effort to increase convenience for transit riders.