Saturday, May 21, 2022

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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Justice40 “benefits” could mean more emissions, worse health outcomes in disadvantaged communities

How can we ensure that investments in communities lead to safer, more convenient infrastructure for all?In President Biden’s first weeks in office, he established...

The STB is finally acting to improve freight railroads. Will it be enough?

CSX freight train passing through Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Credit: Mississippi TodayAfter years of looking the other way while deliveries suffered, the Surface Transportation...

Compact & Electrified Cities Have the Potential to Massively Reduce Emissions

The post Compact & Electrified Cities Have the Potential to Massively Reduce Emissions appeared first on Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.

How local governments can overcome delay and obstruction (part two)

Local government practitioners are often highly motivated to invest in safer street designs. But they soon encounter insurmountable barriers from the state DOT, which...