Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Megacities Commit to Zero-Emission Bus Technology

Twelve big-city mayors from across the globe recently committed to ensuring a fossil-fuel-free future, and they hope to do so by, among other measures,...

New York MTA to Scrap Iconic MetroCard

Say goodbye to New York’s yellow, bendable, unmistakable MetroCard, which riders have used to swipe through subway turnstiles and board buses for over 20...

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...

Dallas Transit Failing Neediest Residents, Study Finds

A study recently presented to members of the City of Dallas Mobility Solutions, Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee highlights several pitfalls and inefficiencies in the...

New York MTA’s Incoming Fare Payment System Sparks Security, Privacy Concerns

For over twenty years, New Yorkers have swiped the iconic MetroCard to pay their transit fares and board trains and buses. Last month, however,...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: Via will provide first-/last-mile connections for LA Metro and Muni's real-time information signs flicker briefly to life. The...

Arcadis Study Ranks World’s Most Mobile Cities

Hong Kong leads the world in sustainable mobility, and New York City’s transit system, particularly with regards to its popularity and reliability, bests that...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: MTA etiquette campaign is not working for some, Las Vegas outfits bus for public engagement, and...

Los Angeles to Transition to Entirely Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

On November 8, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to transition the City to a fully zero-emission bus fleet by 2030, a...

TSA tests system to detect suicide bombers on transit

The TSA is working with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CA) to test a system to detect suicide bombers on transit. The...

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The Generating Resilient, Environmentally Exceptional National (GREEN) Streets Act re-introduced in the Senate today

Today, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Tom Carper (D-DE), and Representative Jared Huffman (CA-02) re-introduced a bill that would measure and reduce greenhouse gas...

Hey #TeamPete, here’s how you can advance sustainable and equitable transportation policy

Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s appointment as Secretary of Transportation has brought some much-needed attention to this important department— especially from Pete’s former presidential...

Over 75 organizations and elected officials want the greenhouse gas performance measure reinstated

Reducing transportation emissions is necessary to slow down climate change. Which is why in less than a week, over 75 organizations and elected officials...

Release: Over 100 elected officials, cities, and organizations support $39.3 billion for transit

Over 100 elected officials, cities and organizations urge Congress to provide $39.3 billion in emergency funding for public transportation to preserve transit service through...