August 7, 2016, 9am PDT
Chief Innovative Technology Officer of Los Angeles, Peter Marx, recently stepped down. But first, he offers some lessons learned during his tenure, which included an L.A. mobility app and a successful open data initiative.
The Planning Report.
August 6, 2016, 5am PDT
Seventy-five new buses hit the streets of Queens in May, but none of them have transit signal priority technology, proven to improve travel times, on board.
AM New York
August 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Calling it 'mind boggling' that municipalities are removing 'proven safety tools,' the Governors Highway Safety Association strongly endorsed the use of the controversial red light cameras to 'to improve safety for all road users.'
Governors Highway Safety Association
August 1, 2016, 11am PDT
A deal between Uber and Didi Chuxing, in big news for the future of transportation network companies around the world and Uber's place in an evolving marketplace.
Bloomberg Technology
August 1, 2016, 8am PDT
Vanpooling in a gasoline powered vehicle is heavily polluting, according to Green Commuter, a new car share and vanpooling service that rents all-electric vehicles, such as the Tesla Model X.
Auto Rental News
August 1, 2016, 7am PDT
The debate about the benefits of transportation network companies, like Uber, continues.
August 1, 2016, 5am PDT
Political junkies, map nerds, and transit fans all got plenty of big news to digest during the last week of July 2016.
July 30, 2016, 5am PDT
CityLab reviews the "Skyscraper" mobile app game, from Tinybop, Inc.
July 29, 2016, 8am PDT
A new study looks at the interaction between bicyclists and streetcars (trams) or train tracks and does not find a good outcome.
July 26, 2016, 2pm PDT
A new Google Maps redesign hopes to help make it easier to explore your surroundings. As with everything based on a mobile phone, the potential exists that it might also help ignore your surroundings.
Google Maps
July 26, 2016, 7am PDT
When Elon Musk talks, lots of people listen. Some also respond.
July 24, 2016, 7am PDT
Not everyone is buying in to the city of Columbus' vision for the future of transportation.
July 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Names like Zipcar, Uber, and Musk can be found on the list, along with names that aren't quite household…yet.
Eno Center for Transportation
July 20, 2016, 6am PDT
Some of the New York Subway's stations and cars could be getting a drastically updated look—as soon as 2020.
July 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The editorial board of the Toronto Star picks a side in the policy debate over highway tolling.
The Toronto Star
Blog post
July 19, 2016, 8am PDT
Dave Biggs interviews author James Hoggan about his new book, "I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up."
Dave Biggs
July 18, 2016, 2pm PDT
The ethical quandaries that will confront self-driving cars as they navigate the world pose a lot of difficult questions. Antonio Loro charts a course for answering these tough questions.
Antonio Loro
July 18, 2016, 5am PDT
The Planetizen Week in Review is back.
July 17, 2016, 5am PDT
Two U.S. coastal communities are debating the merits of staying or leaving due to effects from climate change and rising sea levels
Public Radio International
July 16, 2016, 7am PDT
One of the great, looming questions of transportation is whether transportation network companies will complement or compete with transit. A recent promotion moves toward the compete end of the spectrum.
The Huffington Post