Monday, April 12, 2021

Chinese city tests a train without tracks

The Chinese city of Zhuzhao is testing a rubber-tire vehicle that runs on virtual tracks. The post Chinese city tests a train without...

Megacities Commit to Zero-Emission Bus Technology

Twelve big-city mayors from across the globe recently committed to ensuring a fossil-fuel-free future, and they hope to do so by, among other measures,...

Miami mayor supports trackless trains

The mayor of Miami (FL) wants to introduce trackless train technology, currently undergoing testing in China, instead of expanding Metrorail. The post Miami mayor supports...

Las Vegas driverless shuttle starts off with a bang

A self-driving shuttle was hit by a truck just an hour into the start of a year-long trial in downtown Las Vegas. The post Las...

Arrivo startup plans high-speed test track outside Denver

Startup Arrivo announced a partnership with the Colorado DOT to build a hyperloop-inspired test track outside Denver. The post Arrivo startup plans high-speed test track...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: NJ Transit introduces severe weather info, Manly Fast Ferry gets mobile ticketing, and Colorado celebrates connected and autonomous vehicles. The post Weekend round-up...

Transit operators are slow to adopt electric buses

U.S. transit operators have been slow to adopt all-electric buses because of concerns about price, performance, and the still-evolving technology. The post Transit operators...

Maine to consider self-driving shuttles

The Maine legislature is considering a bill that would help clear the way for self-driving buses throughout the state. The post Maine to consider self-driving...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: Elon Musk doesn't like transit, Ventra cards get a new look, and Metrorail customers get more...

Elon Musk wants to tunnel under Los Angeles

The Boring Company wants to build a tunnel under Los Angeles for a privately funded futuristic high-speed public transportation service. The post Elon Musk wants...

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Leapfrogging Past the Urban Highway

Urban highways are obsolete technology. By investing in walking, cycling, and public transit, rapidly developing cities can leapfrog past the outdated urban highway, and...

Minnesota takes important steps to drive down emissions

To address urgent climate needs, every state will need to make it possible for their residents to drive less every day. But too many...

Biden’s infrastructure plan is out. Here are our thoughts

Early this morning, the Biden administration released the American Jobs Plan, President Biden’s infrastructure proposal. There’s a lot to be excited about, including massively...

Now Hiring — Policy Director

Transportation for America (T4America) – a program of Smart Growth America – is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with deep knowledge, experience...