Monday, May 17, 2021

LA Metro teams up with TSA to test rider screening

LA Metro and TSA tested passenger screening technology designed to detect suicide vests and other concealed weapons in a busy transportation environment. The post LA...

BART fare-evasion crackdown hits roadblock

BART's program to crack down on fare evasion has hit a delay because of problems with the handheld proof-of-payment scanners. The post BART fare-evasion crackdown...

MTA tests contactless payment

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is testing a contactless payment option for commuter rail riders who are transferring to the subway. Long Island Rail Road...

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Why we need federal operations funding for public transit

For decades, the federal government has only provided funding for public transportation maintenance and infrastructure projects—not the day-to-day costs of running trains and buses....

Join ITDP in Taking Cycling Worldwide

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For the past several years, the city of Jakarta, Indonesia, has been on track for a major transport transformation. Like most other big cities,...

How has President Biden done on transportation in his first 100 days?

President Biden has gotten a lot of attention for his (good) infrastructure plan and overall approach to transportation. But after 100 days in office,...