There Are Plenty of Ways to Develop a Municipal Transportation App

L.A.’s and Denver’s were spearheaded by mayors, but a powerful transit agency can just as easily bring key players into the fold.

Uber Joins New York City’s Fight Against Fatigued Driving

The car-booking company will abide by the Taxi & Limousines Commission’s revised rules on for-hire drivers’ shift lengths, once they’re solidified.

Did These States Help Stifle Innovation in 2015?

Vote for the best example of policymakers opposing technology in ITIF’s Luddite Award poll.

What State and Local Transportation Agencies Can Expect in 2016

Xerox’s parking and mobility vice president Matt Darst weighs in.

Calif. to Take on Gig Economy Labor Rights; Mo. Lawmakers Aim to Punish Student Athlete Protesters

Also: Baltimore suburban officials feel blindsided by city’s long-running low-income-housing plan and local Florida governments see windfall in move toward cremation.

Legal Clash Looms Over Seattle Legislation to Organize Uber and Lyft Drivers

Even though Mayor Ed Murray declined to sign the City Council’s bill, it will become law anyway under the terms of the city’s charter. But will it survive a likely court challenge?

Is This County’s Regulation of Uber Legal?

Nevada doesn’t think so, and commissioners are thinking twice after catching flack in Las Vegas for catering to the taxi industry.

Uber vs. Austin: A Battle of Driver Background Checks

The Texas capital is the latest municipal flashpoint over regulating transportation network companies like Uber, which claims its security checks are stronger than the city’s.