In Congested Cities, It Takes a Champion to Deliver Bus-Priority Infrastructure

Local jurisdictions are looking at less-expensive ways to improve transit service through traffic-clogged corridors. But it takes advocates inside and outside government to make them a reality.

Albuquerque Embraces Shift to Dockless Bike-Share System to Boost Local Mobility

Predictability is proving a priority for bicycle riders among the 98 cities adopting Zagster’s new Pace offering.

Los Angeles Is Ready for the Next Mobility Revolution

The city was shaped by the streetcar and was an early adopter of the automobile. What comes next?

Seattle Expects to Save Millions of Dollars Through Right-of-Way Management

“Our first goals were to protect the pavement as an asset and make sure people and visitors to Seattle were able to travel,” said the city’s Project and Construction Coordination Office manager.

Anthony Foxx: Cities Are the Places Where Transportation Solutions Will Incubate

The former Obama administration Transportation secretary sat down with Route Fifty to discuss the future of tech disruption, intergovernmental planning, transportation “welfare” and federal regulation.

When Seconds Matter, Tiny Flaws in User Design Can Slow Things Down

Bus service can be delayed for a variety of reasons, including squinting. Yes, squinting.

Human-Driven Truck Hits Self-Driving Shuttle in Las Vegas

“The shuttle just stayed still. And we were like, it’s going to hit us, it’s going to hit us. And then it hit us,” according to one of the passengers.

Making New Mobility Services Adapt to Your City, Not the Other Way Around

Seattle has rolled out a new mobility playbook “anchored on understanding that we need to welcome this technology because it makes it easier for everyone to travel.”

City Leaders’ Support for Uber and Its Fellow Disruptors Exceeds Actual Partnerships

Lingering negative perceptions about the sharing economy, due to its tumultuous beginnings, are giving way with time and data, according to a new National League of Cities survey.

More Tidbits Surface on Elon Musk’s Advancing Tunneling Operation

Making his vision for a system of near-frictionless transport tubes a reality still requires things like permitting.

L.A. Metro Seeks Private Partner to Test Uber-Like, On-Demand Transit Service

Navigation software will determine the path the "micro-transit" vehicles will take, based on factors like traffic conditions and requests for pick-ups and drop-offs.

Dockless Bike Share Is Not a Sign of the Apocalypse

With the new technology all but inevitable, cities of all sizes are scrambling to build the right policies and social norms.

Self-Driving Vehicle Tests Poised to Begin Next Year in New York City

"Testing in New York will accelerate the timeline to deploying self-driving cars at scale,” according to the CEO of Cruise Automation.

The Barriers Stopping Poor People From Moving to Better Jobs

Highly educated people still relocate for work, but exorbitant housing costs in the best-paying cities make it difficult for anyone else to do so.

California Wants to Let Companies Test Driverless Cars Without a Human Behind the Wheel

“We are excited to take the next step in furthering the development of this potentially life-saving technology in California,” according to the Golden State's transportation secretary.

The Humble Microbus May Become the Leading Edge of the AV Revolution

“Just the fact that there are number of AV microbus experiments already up and running suggests there is indeed a problem to be solved,” according to tech analyst Mark Rogowsky.

A City Data Collaborative for the Age of Autonomous Vehicles

ARGO Labs want to do for California public works agencies, what it did for water utilities—prioritize services and, in this case, road repairs.

Why Cities Are Concerned About Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation in Congress

Language related to preemption and data-sharing are two areas where cities and advocacy groups would like to see changes.

When Will Self-Driving Electric Cars Make Conventional Cars Worthless?

We're entering a new era where transportation is an on-demand mobility service, not a product. Most owners will become real-time renters.