Electric Scooters Have Been Burned, Buried and Butchered. They’re About to Be Regulated.

Lots of state lawmakers are looking at taking up the issue of the popular—and, to some, problematic—transportation option during their upcoming sessions.

Los Angeles Inks New Data-Sharing Agreement With Scooter and Bikeshare Companies

“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.

Effort to Kneecap Gas Tax Revenue Fails in California

A source of transportation funding in the state has been preserved.

Flying at Peak Thanksgiving Travel Times Through These 10 Airports? Good Luck.

Looking at scheduled departures, here’s when airport authorities, airlines, baggage handlers and security screeners will be especially busy.

Virginia Gov. Details How Part of State’s Volkswagen Settlement Will Be Used

The state wants to use the settlement in order to “reduce pollution and advance the clean economy.”

More Evidence Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Investments Can Pay Off

The National Institute of Building Sciences expands on work showing the benefits of mitigation spending far outweigh the costs.

The Geography of Street Resurfacing in Chicago

As Rahm Emanuel prepares to leave City Hall next year, this map helps cement his transportation legacy in the nation’s third-largest city.

A Long-Term Solution for Scooter Sharing

San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?

D.C. Prepares to Launch Transportation as a Service

The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.

Survey Looks at How Much Uber Drivers Are Earning Per Hour

The findings include city-level figures that indicate drivers in some places are doing better than others.

Looking at Bus Stop Improvements and Transit Ridership Impacts

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.”

The Interstate Corridors Most Primed for Autonomous Trucks

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North Carolina Warns of Post-Storm Waze Errors

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North Carolina’s Florence Evacuees Urged to Hold Off on Returning

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As Drivers Face Stronger ID Rules, States DMVs See Customer Onslaught

A common message in many states: ‘Save a trip, skip the line and renew online.’

Decade-Old Rail Safety Measure Will Take Longer to Implement

Only eight railroads are expected to deploy positive train control, designed to prevent human-caused accidents, by the Dec. 31 deadline, according to a new GAO report.

Who Will Regulate Hyperloop?

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.

Detroit's Plan to Revitalize Public Transit

The strategic plan proposes 82 steps to be completed in a five-year time period.

N.J. Lawmakers Want to Exempt Garden State Drivers From Out-of-State Tickets

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