Thursday, June 21, 2018

Formula E Comes to Brooklyn

It’s Saturday in Brooklyn, and I’m sitting in the grandstands, 30 paces from the track, as a bevy of race cars shoot by. I almost...

The First Fully Commercial Robocar Will Be in Holland

A startup called Amber will deploy truly driverless cars this year—but they’ll move only by nightIllustration: MCKIBILLO Illustration: MCKIBILLO Actual...

Congress members propose $220M Smart Cities bill

CJStumpf   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal legislation introduced on Monday would set aside $220 million per year to replace outdated infrastructure with smart technologies like connected...

Carnegie Mellon Solves 12-Year-Old DARPA Grand Challenge Mystery

H1ghlander narrowly took second in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Just last week, CMU figured out whyPhoto: Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon's Red Team went...

A streetcar in the mire: Washington, DC’s pointless streetcar service finally opens

“LATE and over budget, streetcars are finally rumbling to life in Washington, DC. The long-awaited service, which has cost at least $135m to build,...

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...

Daimler Unveils First All-Electric Truck

Daimler unveiled the world’s first series production, all-electric truck at a gala launch in New York City yesterday. The Fuso eCanter, a blocky, medium-duty truck made by...

LA Metro to test safety features for autonomous buses

The Los Angeles Metro is participating in an 18-month demonstration project to test collision-avoidance technology for autonomous buses. The post LA Metro to test safety...

President of BYD North America honored for U.S. Business Achievement

The U.S.-China Policy Foundation recently honored BYD Motors President Stella Li with its Business Leadership Award, celebrating her role in strengthening relations between the...

AASHTO names new president, VP, secretary-treasurer

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials board of directors elected Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, as the association’s president....

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MBTA worker accused of stealing $80K from fareboxes

A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $80,000 from the fareboxes he was responsible for fixing. The post MBTA...

Sound Transit breaks ground on Capitol Hill Station TOD

Sound Transit broke ground on its Capitol Hill Station Development, a transit-oriented, mixed-income and mixed-use development project that will surround the Capitol Hill light...

Diversity, health care, and public transit linked to well-being, study says

Diverse neighbors. Health centers. Commuter trains. These community attributes, and other key factors, are linked to well-being and quality of life, according to Yale...

Gov.’s budget proposal includes $242M boost for NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy pitched his budget proposal that includes an increase in funding for NJ Transit by $242 million, which would...