They’re cheaper to run compared to ones with internal combustion engines thanks to the economics of fuel and maintenance.
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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.
The state DOT is eyeing a targeted pilot in an underserved part of its capital that’s ripe for AVs.
The University of Michigan believes it’s the first to deploy AVs on a college campus.
Advocates of the Center City Connector fear that if the project is scuttled, federal funding for other local transportation priorities could end up in jeopardy.
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Since Denver’s airport commuter rail line opened two years ago, problems with wireless technology prompted the use of human backups.
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.
The 6-page document, published by Axios and Politico, shows what may be taking shape as the White House looks to formally release its proposal.
“There really has been a convergence of factors over the last four or five years that has made this a really good time for New York to jump in,” according to Proterra's chief commercial officer.
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
The transition away from transit powered by fossil fuels is happening at a slower pace in the U.S. and Europe.
State and local groups start 2018 awaiting the White House’s long-promised public works package.
The NTSB said the train that derailed south of Seattle on Monday was traveling 80 miles per hour, 50 miles faster than the speed limit on the curve where it crashed.
At least 3 passengers were killed and many more injured as railcars left the tracks adjacent to a busy freeway in Washington state.
The Emerald City and its new mayor are trying to expedite new transit projects on a timeline where there's little room for multi-jurisdictional and stakeholder error.
The state understands it can’t hope to outpace Silicon Valley, but it can outpace other states in adopting autonomous vehicles and hyperloop.
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.
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