A Federal Court Will Deal With the Latest Flashpoint in the E-Scooter Wars

As Bird and other companies feel local regulatory heat across the nation, a recent legal action in Milwaukee is worth watching.

N.Y. Subway Chief’s Lack of a Mayoral Meeting Raises Eyebrows

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Utah sexual assault evidence tracking … Pennsylvania weatherization funding … and a Guam official’s teachable moment.

Seattle’s Trackless Electric Backbone

When transportation planners drool over the Emerald City’s transit successes, they shouldn’t overlook the decades of investments in this legacy asset.

Portland, Maine Ready to Flip Switch on Smart Traffic Signals

The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.

Georgia Studying Takeover of World’s Busiest Airport

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Northern California wildfire emergency … child care center lead risk … trouble for Utah school funding bill … and Richmond’s big bus realignment.

In and Around Boston, the Green Line Gets Many Green Lights

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.

'Dumping the Pump' to Promote Public Transit

Across the country, more than 150 transit systems are promoting ridership and thanking customers as part of the 13th annual National Dump the Pump Day, an initiative by the American Public Transportation Association.

Thinking About How to Manage L.A.’s Future Drone-Filled Skies

“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.

NYC DOT Chief: Feds Are Forgoing City Input on Self-Driving Vehicles

“I urge you to enlist cities as partners,” transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg told Senate lawmakers.

Texas Town Uses 'Public-Pizza Partnership' to Fix an All Too Common Problem

“In my six years of local government, ‘Paving for Pizza’ is the coolest project I have worked on,” according to a town administrator.

The Very Good Math of Electric Buses

They’re cheaper to run compared to ones with internal combustion engines thanks to the economics of fuel and maintenance.

A Glimpse Into America's Transportation Future

COMMENTARY | According to SpotHero CEO Mark Lawrence, Lyft’s $100 million investment in driver service centers "provides a snapshot of what a responsible future of urban mobility could look like."

Federal Housing and Transportation Spending Bill Moves to Senate

Programs key to local and state government would largely see either steady funding or spending increases.

Observing the Promise—and Annoyances—of Scooter-Share Systems

As San Francisco and other cities temporarily ban electric scooters, regulations are a work in progress.

Drugged Driving Deaths Spike With Spread of Legal Marijuana, Opioid Abuse

Forty-four percent of fatally injured drivers tested for drugs had positive results in 2016, the Governors Highway Safety Association found, up more than 50 percent compared with a decade ago.

A New Open-Source Framework for Government Projects

Louisville, Kentucky is making the infrastructure for analyzing historic Waze data available to anyone who partners on the process.

Nebraska DOT Seeks Witty Traffic Messages

The winning entries will be displayed on electronic message boards on the state’s highways and interstates on Fridays through September.