Sunday, December 16, 2018

Elon Musk Shares Controversial Views on Public Transit

Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and most recently, The Boring Company, recently expressed his controversial opinions on public transportation at a conference...

Austin’s Capital Metro Selects New President and CEO

The board of directors of Austin, Texas’s Capital Metro has named Randy Clarke, who previously served as the vice president of operations and member...

MTA Launches Electric Bus Pilot

Last week, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) launched a 10-vehicle battery-electric bus pilot program that includes five New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE buses and...

Bipartisan Congressional Caucus to Focus on Importance of Bus, Transit Systems

A bipartisan group of members of Congress with deep interests in public transportation, particularly improved bus systems and infrastructure, has come together to advocate...

Voters Approve Swaths of Transit-Related Ballot Measures in Local, State Elections

On November 7, 2017, voters from across the county approved a wide range of transit-related ballot measures in local and state elections, a sign...

Nashville Mayor Seeks May Transit Referendum

With the support of a majority of Nashville Metropolitan Council members, Mayor Megan Barry, who unveiled a multibillion transit improvement plan in October, filed...

Transportation projects, issues to watch in 2018

Now that 2017 has come to a close, it is time to look forward and focus on the promising projects and issues that will...

Creating Driving Tests for Self-⁠Driving Cars

Volvo-backed Zenuity wants to prove that autonomous vehicles can drive more safely than humansIllustration: Jude Buffum Illustration: Jude Buffum At...

Transportation Now Leading Source of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Pollution

For the past several decades, power plants were the largest single source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, among the main contributors...

Sacramento Pilot to Test On-Demand Microtransit

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is set to launch a microtransit pilot program that will allow riders to request buses and shuttles from...

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Inside Elon Musk’s Production Hell and More This Week in Cars

What’s it worth to save the world? That’s the question Elon Musk seems to answer for himself every day, as he builds his “sustainable...

Zoox's Maddening Struggle to Make Robo-Cars Safe—and Prove It

Here’s the deal, says Mark Rosekind. He’s sitting in a large, white conference room, deep within Zoox’s sprawling office complex in Foster City, halfway...

MCI delivers first J3500

Tuscaloosa’s new J3500 calls for roomy 40-passenger seating by Amaya with partial leather upholstery, three-point passenger seatbelts, and other high-end interior touches including the...

Bombardier wins bid to build new NJ TRANSIT railcars

The NJ TRANSIT board of directors approved a contract with Bombardier for 113 new railcars, which includes the first self-propelled multilevel railcars in the...