Measuring Bike and Pedestrian Traffic to Make Better Roads

Once collected, this data could end up capturing patterns that planners hadn’t anticipate.

Disputes Over State Taxes on Railroad Fuel Simmer Before Supreme Court

The court on Monday asked for the U.S. government to submit views on an Alabama case.

In States Embracing More Toll Roads, Freeways May No Longer Be Free

Some transportation officials are considering road-funding plans that were once unthinkable.

The Transportation Quandary for Older and Disabled People Is Two-Fold

A recent survey shows the “great need” to serve those who can’t drive or will no longer be able to.

High-Tech Band-Aids for New York’s Deteriorating Subway

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” says Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who plans to “break the box” on a long-planned tunnel rehabilitation project three months before its scheduled start.

Tampa’s Path to Smart City Status

The city’s downtown will be ready for connected vehicles by 2020, and an advanced traffic management system will cover the entire city by 2023.

Uber Is Resuming Self-Driving Car Tests

Pittsburgh will see autonomous Ubers again.

Governor-Elect’s Advisory Board Endorses More Expansive Tolling Plan

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas driver’s license problems … unused computer equipment in Kansas … and Los Angeles teachers are set to strike in January.

San José Moves Forward with Scooter Geofencing Rule

One operator, Bird, expressed displeasure with the 12 mph speed limit the city imposed.

How Artists Can Help Solve Transportation Problems

A growing number of cities are hiring visual artists, musicians and performers to work on small- and large-scale projects that deal with transportation.

Auto Loan Delinquencies Higher in Southern States

States with delinquency hotspots should reconsider harsh vehicle repossession policies and improve consumer protections, said one Urban Institute researcher.

Checking Out a New Train Station That Would Make Many Cities Drool

Next up is Raleigh Union Station’s second phase, which just secured $20 million in new funding from the Trump administration.

Copper Thieves Strike America's Roadways

In just one example, Washington state has spent nearly $250,000 in repair and replacement costs since July 2017.

San José Offers a Scooter Ultimatum

Operations that fail to implement geofencing or a similar safety solution by July 1 will be scuttled by the California city.

L.A.'s Future May Involve More Congestion Pricing and Free Transit Service

There are “three conceivable ways” expanded tolling could work in Los Angeles, according to Metro.

After Complaints About Delays, Federal Transit Administration Announces Grant Awards

The next step is executing funding agreements allowing public transit project sponsors to actually spend the money.

Some School Districts Look to Custodians and Teachers to Fill Bus Driver Shortage

An ongoing hiring challenge has brought about unconventional solutions to meet immediate needs.

South Bend’s Mayor on What Local Governments Can Learn From Estonia

The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.