Tuesday, July 16, 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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Building Momentum for Transport Electrification in Indonesia

Worsening congestion is not only occurring in Jakarta, but on roads around the borders of cities like Tanggerang, Surabaya, and Bandung which continue to be packed...

We need to expand the conversation on transportation safety

We can’t significantly address safety concerns if we’re not looking at the most dangerous modes of transportation. (Frank Warnock, Bike Delaware) On May 9, the...

From excitement to reality: Implementing passenger rail on the Gulf Coast

Federal advocacy and allies were essential to turning local momentum for passenger rail from New Orleans to Mobile—set to reopen this very year—into a...

3 Guides for Safe, Efficient, and Sustainable Urban Mobility in Brazil

Managing public transport data, electrifying buses and reducing traffic deaths are policies capable of significantly improving the quality of life in cities and making...