L.A.'s Future May Involve More Congestion Pricing and Free Transit Service

There are “three conceivable ways” expanded tolling could work in Los Angeles, according to Metro.

South Bend’s Mayor on What Local Governments Can Learn From Estonia

The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.

Lyft’s New Investment Will Expand NYC’s Citi Bike Service Area in a Big Way

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | PG&E to face major safety scrutiny from state regulators … Kansas gas tax hike … Ore. may legalize psychedelic mushrooms.

The Fiscal Need to Find a ‘Second Life’ for Underutilized Parking Lots

Revenue streams from parking lots and garages are expected to be undermined as autonomous vehicle technology improves and is more widely adopted.

Surveying the Public in a City Being Used as Federal Drone Testing Site

Taking the temperature of San Diego residents before UberEats starts deploying delivery drones to the skies.

Los Angeles Inks New Data-Sharing Agreement With Scooter and Bikeshare Companies

“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.

A Long-Term Solution for Scooter Sharing

San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?

D.C. Prepares to Launch Transportation as a Service

The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.

Better Data Management is Key to Denver’s Smart City Aspirations

The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.

Looking at Bus Stop Improvements and Transit Ridership Impacts

While research is limited, one study found that “improved bus stops are associated with a statistically significant increase in overall ridership and a decrease in paratransit demand.”

The Interstate Corridors Most Primed for Autonomous Trucks

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts State Police indictments … Boise’s renewable energy goal … and Vermont EMT apprenticeships.

Who Will Regulate Hyperloop?

Virgin Hyperloop One fancies itself a railroad, but the question is far from decided as the company nears the end of feasibility studies in several cities and states.

San Francisco Just Showed Scooter Startups It Won’t Tolerate Bad Behavior

The scooter wars are an embodiment of the “ask for forgiveness, rather than permission” mantra.

Electric Bicycles Race Ahead of City and State Rules

Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.

Contract Recommendation Prompts ‘Day Without Scooters’ in Santa Monica

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Albuquerque mayor goes undercover ... Mass. city’s missing parking meter money … and Neb. uses fentanyl in an execution.

One Step Closer to Rules That Will Reshape Uber and Lyft in N.Y.C.

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State of emergency in Virginia … Airbnb’s San Diego signature effort … laid-off state workers sue Illinois … and a microclimate for ticks in Maine.

City in Florida Makes Scooter Intruders Think Twice

Barging into town unannounced can have competitive consequences.

At Crossroads for Dockless Bikeshare, Seattle Chooses to Go Big

Although Ofo is pulling its yellow bikes from the streets, leaders in the Emerald City have authorized an expansion of the popular privately operated dockless bikes.