Monday, April 12, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Hyperloop to start digging tunnel in Maryland

The state of Maryland has given Hyperloop pioneer Elon Musk approval to dig about 10 miles of tunnel for a proposed Hyperloop route between...

Florida community to run autonomous shuttles

A new town currently under construction in southwest Florida will start running autonomous shuttles next month.Babcock Ranch will offer its 50,000 residents an array of...

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