Pilot Projects

April 17, 2019, 6am PDT
Transit has priority over cars on King Street in Toronto between Bathurst and Jarvis streets, now and in perpetuity.
Toronto Star
April 10, 2019, 6am PDT
The city of Toronto did something radical and gave its streetcar its own lane on King Street as part of a pilot project launched in 2018. The results included improved service and increased ridership.
The Star
March 22, 2019, 10am PDT
Phoenix. Phoenix let the dogs out.
Arizona Republic
March 12, 2019, 5am PDT
It's rare to see a policy so effective in achieving its goals.
Greater Greater Washington
February 5, 2019, 11am PST
Take a sneak peak at a potential future.
The Denver Post
January 17, 2019, 6am PST
A pilot project of cycle tracks on several streets in Toronto produced almost shockingly positive results for all users of the street. At very little cost, the new bike infrastructure increased total street capacity and improved safety.
Toronto Star
September 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
Quartz
August 17, 2018, 6am PDT
Instead of expanding the traditional docked bike share stations, Citi Bike will launch new dockless bikes in the Bronx.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 30, 2018, 7am PDT
A public service announcement about safe use of electric scooters turn into a full-fledged controversy last week in Portland.
Streetsblog USA
July 9, 2018, 6am PDT
A Portland regional value pricing committee recommended that the state transportation department operate two pilot programs to toll all the lanes on two interstate highways in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area.
KGW
June 23, 2018, 7am PDT
The innovative car share company has the green light for a year long pilot project in the city of Chicago.
Smart Cities Dive
May 1, 2018, 2pm PDT
In addition to commuter trains hauled by an electric or diesel-powered locomotive, there are EMUs and DMUs, and come 2021, for the first time in North America, there should be a ZEMU thanks in part to a $30 million California transportation grant.
California Assembly Press Release
March 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Four cities could charge tolls for drivers to enter congested parts of their cities if an assembly bill introduced by Richard Bloom last month becomes law.
San Francisco Examiner
February 26, 2018, 10am PST
The results of a parking pilot project are in.
WBUR
February 25, 2018, 5am PST
Downtown STL Inc. is paying for an experiment in microtransit, designed to improve the vibrancy and mobility in Downtown St. Louis.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 15, 2018, 1pm PST
New York is the latest city that will prioritize shared uses when it divvies up public parking spaces.
PIX 11
December 30, 2017, 9am PST
The two-year-old I-405 express toll lanes are actually a trial. It's up to the legislature to decide whether they will be permanent. Two metrics were laid out: revenue and performance, but there's controversy there as well.
KIRO Radio
October 10, 2017, 12pm PDT
The MBTA pilot tested all-door boarding on two bus lines and found that the little-used best practice improved transit service.
MBTA Data Blog
September 7, 2017, 12pm PDT
A Better Block installation took over the streets of Kenmoore in Akron, Ohio last weekend.
Akron Beacon Journal
June 1, 2017, 7am PDT
Public transit is evolving to keep up with the conveniences offered by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. The question is whether it will work for the long haul.
KXAN