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10 hours ago
A journalist asked, so Jarrett Walker answered.
Human Transit
2 days ago
An email survey of scooter riders in Salt Lake City would seem to make the case for more robust investment in high-quality active transportation infrastructure.
The Salt Lake Tribune
3 days ago
Autonomous micromobility could solve some of dockless bike and scooter share companies' largest remaining challenges, like the local availability of scooters and conformity to local and federal regulations.
Smart Cities Dive
4 days ago
Chicago's heavily debated electric scooter rental pilot comes to a close today. The debate about how to treat electric scooter rentals in the future also begins today.
Chicago Tribune
6 days ago
U.S. cities and regions are both showing how electric buses can be done and taking too long to do it. A new report focuses on success stories.
Smart Cities Dive
October 11, 2019, 11am PDT
Local governments are fighting control after federal regulators removed some of the regulatory protections that could slow private companies from grabbing land in an effort
Smart Cities Dive
October 10, 2019, 9am PDT
The city's monorail has operated separately from other systems in the region, but now riders can pay fares using the ORCA cards that work for other transit systems in the region.
The Urbanist
October 7, 2019, 8am PDT
After a pilot in Ann Arbor, Ford Motor Company is expanding its City Insights Platform to six new cities:
Smart Cities Dive
October 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
The app is expanding to include information about public transit and micromobility options as part of Lyft’s goal to make travel easier.
CityLab
October 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
A change in federal law on Monday meant that over 16,000 Virginia motorists must double or triple-up when using carpool lanes in Virginia. Next month, electric vehicles will need three occupants to drive free on I-395 when HOV lanes become HOT.
The Washington Post
Blog post
September 25, 2019, 2pm PDT
Of course artificial intelligence has applications relevant to the practice of city planning.
Kayla Matthews
September 25, 2019, 10am PDT
A new guide says cities need to plan now for AVs so they are not caught off guard when the technology finally arrives.
Wired
September 23, 2019, 11am PDT
To show his company's commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2040, Jeff Bezos announced Thursday that Amazon would purchase 100,000 battery-electric delivery vans from Michigan-based Rivian. The trucks will begin service in 2021.
Bloomberg News via Transport Topics
September 23, 2019, 6am PDT
Atlanta has more surveillance residents per resident than any other U.S. city.
Route Fifty
September 21, 2019, 9am PDT
With the formal announcement by the EPA and the U.S. DOT on Thursday that the "One National Standard" rule has been issued, California's zero-emission standard, which applies to ten other states, is essentially on hold.
InsideClimate News
September 20, 2019, 7am PDT
The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority wants funding to revamp its bus system, but convincing voters of a tax's necessity will require bigger thinking.
Cincinnati Business Courier
September 20, 2019, 6am PDT
The Knight Foundation is supplying a significant cash infusion to Miami's version of the High Line.
Smart Cities Dive
September 18, 2019, 9am PDT
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is providing guidance for cities struggling to reckon with the sudden evolution of transportation modes in urban areas.
Smart Cities Dive
September 17, 2019, 6am PDT
The latest arrival on the shared mobility scene are Revel mopeds, part of the next generation of devices offering an alternative to car travel.
Slate
September 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
The advocacy division of Consumer Reports published a study to highlight the practice of what could soon be a majority of state governments: charging electric vehicle owners an additional registration fee to compensate for forgone fuel tax revenue.
Consumer Reports