Thursday, October 28, 2021

Quebec city to test autonomous shuttle

An autonomous electric shuttle will operate on a public road in mixed traffic in the Canadian city of Candiac (QC). The post Quebec city to...

Audit finds faulty wiring in WMATA railcars

WMATA will replace the faulty wiring on its 7000-series railcars after an internal audit found defects in the manufacturing process. The post Audit finds faulty...

SFMTA introduces interactive projects map

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency launched a new feature on its website to keep the public informed about local transportation projects. The post SFMTA...

Seth Rogen to voice announcements for TransLink

Vancouver native and actor Seth Rogen will serve as a guest announcer for TransLink (BC). The post Seth Rogen to voice announcements for TransLink appeared...

The state of MTA’s subway elevators

On the 25th anniversary of the ADA, the New York Times looked at the accessibility of the New York City subway system, focusing on...

Cap Metro to test autonomous shuttle

Capital Metro (TX) is testing two autonomous shuttles on a mile-long route on Third Street in Austin. The post Cap Metro to test autonomous shuttle...

BART extends elevator attendant program

Bay Area Rapid Transit (CA) has extended a pilot program to place elevator attendants at two San Francisco BART stations. The post BART extends elevator...

DART rolls out electric buses for downtown route

On July 2, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (TX) rolled out seven all-electric buses for its downtown D-Link route. The post DART rolls out electric buses...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: Columbus and Toronto to experiment with driverless shuttles. The post Weekend round-up appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

NJ Transit seeks extension for PTC deadline

NJ TRANSIT will not meet the December 31, 2018, deadline to install positive train control and will seek an extension of up to two...

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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...