San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?
The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.
The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.
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.”
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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.
The scooter wars are an embodiment of the “ask for forgiveness, rather than permission” mantra.
Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.
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Barging into town unannounced can have competitive consequences.
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.
State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.
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As Bird and other companies feel local regulatory heat across the nation, a recent legal action in Milwaukee is worth watching.
“There can’t be an autonomous future without autonomous parking,” said SpotHero CEO Mark Lawrence.
The transition to self-driving vehicles could breed more congestion, not less, in the short term, one new report predicts. How should states prepare the proper policy environment?
The MBTA’s new GLX project will connect to America’s oldest subway line and surface corridors seeing major investments in transit-priority signals. Here’s what’s underway.
COMMENTARY | Montgomery County's maps are expected to guide recommendations to improve cycling in the area. Planners evaluated 3,500 miles of roads and reached out to a diverse group of residents for input.
“When that airspace becomes more complicated, ‘just don’t hit anything’ isn’t going to be enough,” according to Seleta Reynolds, the general manager of the L.A. Department of Transportation.
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