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.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts State Police indictments … Boise’s renewable energy goal … and Vermont EMT apprenticeships.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Flea infestation in a Maryland state office building … New Orleans surveillance camera expansion … and a mayor’s unlawful city stationery use.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Sidewalk vending decriminalization in California … the most cost-effective bus lane enforcement … and Miami’s mystery fountain.
A common message in many states: ‘Save a trip, skip the line and renew online.’
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.
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.
The strategic plan proposes 82 steps to be completed in a five-year time period.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Delaware’s opioid legislative package … a flotilla of boats vs. Fla.’s red tide … and a Wyo. county commissioner rescued from mountain.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | San Francisco’s modular apartment plan … La. court blocks New Orleans art law … and “you can't use taxpayers' money to pay your tithe to your church.”
COMMENTARY | Cities should implement sensible regulations and rethink road designs to make scooters a safer transportation option.
A public-private partnership between the city, Waze and SpotHero installed more than 500 Waze Beacons to help drivers pinpoint their locations.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tropical Storm Gordon moves onshore … Chicago mayor’s big re-election news … a big test for Denver’s new wireless alert … and Maine files Medicaid expansion plan.
The scooter wars are an embodiment of the “ask for forgiveness, rather than permission” mantra.
Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.
A tech company produced the temperature maps using vehicle sensor data.
The program will also help two transportation agencies on opposite sides of the country share ideas and create a technology advisory board.
What will come first? A new river crossing Oregon's largest city needs or a massive earthquake?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State of emergency in Virginia … Airbnb’s San Diego signature effort … laid-off state workers sue Illinois … and a microclimate for ticks in Maine.
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