Head Injuries Common in Scooter Crashes, Study Finds. Helmets Not So Much.

The research out of Austin, Texas examines the cases of 190 people hurt riding electric scooters.

Collaboration Key to Managing Scooters, Bike Shares

Proactively communicating with transportation companies can help ease the pain of integration, according to a new report from the National League of Cities.

Could Hawaii Be Paradise For Hydrogen-Powered Public Transit?

Hawaii has been overhauling its transportation systems, and hydrogen-powered public transit may be next.

State's Denial of Custom License Plate Triggers Free Speech Lawsuit

At issue is the phrase “come on you whites,” an English soccer team motto California's DMV says has possible racial connotations.

This City's New Bike Lane Law is ‘Bikelash’-Proof

A Boston suburb now mandates the addition of protected bike lanes on all streets due for planned street upgrades.

With 100 People Per Day Dying in Crashes, Lawmakers Weigh Road Safety Options

The issue is coming up as Congress begins to discuss renewing a key piece of transportation funding legislation.

Thousands of Bridges In 'Urgent Need of Repairs'

Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island's bridges are structurally deficient, while Iowa has 4,675 bridges in the state that should be rehabilitated, according to a new report.

Rail Travel Is Cleaner Than Driving or Flying, but Will Americans Buy In?

COMMENTARY | Rail advocates often make the case that trains are a cleaner mode of transportation, but why is that so? And what would it take to expand rail in the U.S.?

Judge Dismisses Truckers' Lawsuit Against Pennsylvania Tolls

Trucking groups had challenged the diversion of toll dollars to transit projects.

Trucking Group Confident Gas Tax Hike Could Clear Congress With Trump’s Support

Lawmakers could release infrastructure legislation in the next six to eight weeks, the group's president and CEO also says.

How a Highway Widening In This City Could Lead to Congestion Pricing

Residents of the Oregon city known for its resistance to the car are rallying against a proposal to widen the interstate. Instead, some say the solution should be tolls.

Americans Drove a Record Number of Miles Last Year

That's 3.2 trillion miles on the road, based on new U.S. DOT estimates.

Climate Change Warming Great Lakes Region Faster, a New Report Says

Experts say accelerating renewable energy development, energy efficiency programs and electric vehicle adoption is critical in the Midwest.

The Hot New Thing in Dockless Electric Scooters: Docks

Cities are desperate to tame the sidewalk chaos of the e-scooter industry. One startup offers a solar-powered parking solution.

Transportation Officials Seek Flexible Federal Infrastructure Funding

Some states and localities have struggled to curb congestion because of the limited funding available for pedestrian, bicycle and transit infrastructure.

Sharing as a Solution in Cities with Limited Resources

COMMENTARY | Car sharing, the gig economy and vehicle electrification are all colliding in Austin. The result is lower emissions and economic opportunities.

How Data Analytics Could Help the Government Reduce Traffic Deaths

A D.C.-based startup with roots in the insurance market is using machine learning to predict the probability of car crashes on just about any stretch of road.