Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Pittsburgh drops plans for cashless payment on light rail

The Port Authority of Allegheny County canceled plans for cashless payment on light rail, citing concerns about rider convenience, cost, and enforcement. The post Pittsburgh...

Winnipeg cops ride buses to catch distracted drivers

Police officers rode selected Winnipeg Transit (MB) buses last week to crack down on distracted driving on the city's streets. The post Winnipeg cops ride...

Counting scofflaws in bus and bike lanes

A NYC computer programmer developed an algorithm to document the number of vehicles blocking bus and bike lanes on a city block. The post Counting...

Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for parking enforcement

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to use the cameras on SEPTA buses for parking enforcement. The post Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for...

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Cycling Is Booming and Not Just Where You Think

For many years, cycling has been overlooked as a viable transportation option outside of a few European cities. However, this perspective is finally starting...

Want to save the climate? Start by funding transit operations

The current trend of more driving will make it harder for us to reach our emissions goals. Making public transit a more convenient and...

More highways, more driving, more emissions: Explaining “induced demand”

Even if we hit the most ambitious targets for changing our cars and trucks over to electric vehicles, we will fail to meaningfully reduce...

New calculator shows how highway expansions increase traffic

The SHIFT Calculator provides transparency about new traffic created by highway widening and expansion so transportation agencies can make smarter, more sustainable transportation investments. A...