Thursday, October 28, 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...

TSA tests system to detect suicide bombers on transit

The TSA is working with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CA) to test a system to detect suicide bombers on transit. The...

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Cycling Is Booming and Not Just Where You Think

For many years, cycling has been overlooked as a viable transportation option outside of a few European cities. However, this perspective is finally starting...

Want to save the climate? Start by funding transit operations

The current trend of more driving will make it harder for us to reach our emissions goals. Making public transit a more convenient and...

More highways, more driving, more emissions: Explaining “induced demand”

Even if we hit the most ambitious targets for changing our cars and trucks over to electric vehicles, we will fail to meaningfully reduce...

New calculator shows how highway expansions increase traffic

The SHIFT Calculator provides transparency about new traffic created by highway widening and expansion so transportation agencies can make smarter, more sustainable transportation investments. A...