6 Pilots the Detroit Mobility Innovation Initiative May Deploy

The public-private partnership wants one up and running in the next six months.

The Army Will Help Uber Get Flying Taxis Off the Ground

The joint venture aims for quieter, more efficient propellers for stealth or urban flights.

Charlotte’s Scooter Share Halted After One Day

City officials said Lime didn’t have permission to implement its e-scooter program on local streets.

Electric Scooters Come to Charlotte

Charlotte is the third city on the East Coast to get electric scooters, following Washington, D.C. in March and Miami in April.

Houston Region Tests Driverless Shuttles on College Kids

The small shuttles, called “university circulators,” will be limited to a mile-long campus pathway at Texas Southern University and will run at average speeds ranging from 8 to 12 miles per hour.

Chicago Is 1st Major City to Make Bike Shares Lock to Something

The ‘lock to’ requirement will be phased in as part of a six-month pilot in the city’s South Side.

Scooters, Resisted Elsewhere, Face Less Skepticism in the South

Electric scooters have received pushback in some cities, but they’ve gotten a warm welcome in the South, where hot weather and often hilly terrain have made it tough for bike-share programs.

Coming Soon to Ann Arbor: Driverless Bus Shuttles on Campus

The University of Michigan believes it’s the first to deploy AVs on a college campus.

Why a Dallas Ordinance Has Bike-Share Companies Worried

The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.

This Electric Scooter Mayhem Sounds Just Like When Cars Were First Introduced

Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.

Mitigating Traffic at Intersections With AI and Video Detection

The city of Maricopa, Arizona doesn’t have a traffic engineer, and now it doesn’t need one.

Seattle Mayor Wants to Add Tolls to Congested City Streets

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The Most Important Self-Driving Car Announcement Yet

Autonomous vehicles will transform urban life by 2020, if Waymo’s timeline is correct.

Why It's Illegal to Roll Through Stop Signs on Your Bike—For Now

Many bicycle advocates see the "Idaho stop" as codifying what they already do at stop signs.

Who Is Liable for a Death Caused by a Self-Driving Car?

A pedestrian killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Ariz. shows that the legal implications of autonomous cars are as important, if not more so, than the technology.

Most Americans Uncomfortable With Self-Driving Cars, Survey Finds

Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.

Could Self-Driving Trucks Be Good for Truckers?

That’s what a new study from Uber’s self-driving-truck team says, and a variety of trucking experts think they might be right.

Public Transit Still Rules Rush Hour in Cities

But that doesn't mean ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft don't play an important role in addressing local mobility challenges, according to a new report.

Waymo Maintains Lead in Self-Driving Car Race

The California DMV just released hard numbers that confirm Google’s lead in the race to develop self-driving cars.