Thursday, September 29, 2022

Why Electric Buses Haven't Taken Over the World—Yet

In lots of ways, the electric bus feels like a technology whose time has come. Transportation is responsible for about a quarter of global...

London Wants to Kick Uber Out of the City

London could lose all of its Ubers, courtesy of the city’s transportation agency. On Friday, Transport for London announced it would not renew the...

A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up the US Economy

Accuse Representative Seth Moulton of loving trains too much at your peril. Yes, the Massachusetts Democrat worked for a time on a high-speed-rail project...

Want to Fix Urban Sprawl? Ditch the Cul-de-Sac

The world’s cities are growing fast. Half the human race already lives in urban areas, and another 2.5 billion people could join them by...

Transportation Now Leading Source of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Pollution

For the past several decades, power plants were the largest single source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, among the main contributors...

Transportation projects, issues to watch in 2018

Now that 2017 has come to a close, it is time to look forward and focus on the promising projects and issues that will...

Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?

Recently, the “trolley problem,” a decades-old thought experiment in moral philosophy, has been enjoying a second career of sorts, appearing in nightmare visions of...

Arcadis Study Ranks World’s Most Mobile Cities

Hong Kong leads the world in sustainable mobility, and New York City’s transit system, particularly with regards to its popularity and reliability, bests that...

Nashville Mayor Seeks May Transit Referendum

With the support of a majority of Nashville Metropolitan Council members, Mayor Megan Barry, who unveiled a multibillion transit improvement plan in October, filed...

Elon Musk Defies Lockdown Orders and Reopens Tesla's Factory

Alameda County has reported 2,101 cases of Covid-19 and 71 deaths. But factory workers travel to the Fremont facility from as far away as...

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Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343 million in fiscal...

A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith

Amtrak has a workforce crisis on its hands. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought many of these problems to light, it did not create them....