Saturday, February 4, 2023

If we want equitable smart cities, we need support from philanthropy

Everyone agrees that smart cities—places that deploy technology to deliver government services and improve quality of life—are the future. City leaders and staff are...

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...

Nashville Mayor Reveals Bold, Multibillion Dollar Transit Plan

Earlier this week, roughly one year before her city hosts the 2018 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo, Mayor Megan Barry of Nashville, Tennessee...

NAVYA ARMA Steals Autonomous Vehicle Spotlight at APTA Expo

NAVYA, a French leader in autonomous vehicle technology and innovation, garnered much attention at the 2017 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo with its...

“Disruptive Demographics” and the Future of Public Transportation

Shifting demographics, particularly an increasingly old population, will have significant impacts on the future of transportation, and public transit leaders must anticipate these impending...

Latest articles

Compact Electric Cities: The Only Way to 1.5°

To meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and for a chance of limiting climate change to less than 1.5°C, neither vehicle electrification...

Transit fiscal cliff or transit fiscal doom?

When ridership plummeted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, transit agencies across the country experienced substantial operating budget deficits. The federal government responded...

TRB: Transportation’s Really Broken

The Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting was held earlier this January in Washington, D.C. Despite claiming to be at the forefront of innovation, most...

Keeping Pace: Opportunities for Change within Greater Boston’s Bus System

ITDP and LivableStreets Alliance’s Keeping Pace report shows that the MBTA bus system in Greater Boston has not kept up with surging service demand...