Monday, April 22, 2024

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...

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A Manual for Addressing Road Safety in Latin American Cities

The WHO estimates that every 24 seconds someone is killed on a road worldwide. A significant number of victims of vehicle and road accidents...

2024 is a Historic Election Year and the Climate Crisis is on Everyone’s Ballot

This is poised to be a world-changing year. For countries across the globe, 2024 will be a turning point in terms of politics, with...

New survey: Accessible Streetscapes for the Disability Community

A new survey created in collaboration with Smart Growth America, the International Parking & Mobility Institute, and the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund...

India Needs More Compact, Electrified Cities to Meet Climate Goals

Cities worldwide have two strategies available to decarbonize their transport sectors, but neither alone will be sufficient to address the impacts of climate change....