March 29, 2018

Public buses have a lot of problems: lack of funding, congestion, and overcrowding, to name a few.

But there’s one relatively cheap thing that transit agencies can do to both radically improve passenger experience and increase ridership: provide accurate real-time information.

As in this article I wrote about how transit agencies can cheaply deliver real-time...

March 28, 2018

This will be the first part of a long-term partnership between the two companies.

Alphabet’s self-driving arm Waymo is introducing a new vehicle into its fleet of driverless rides, an all-electric car produced by Jaguar Land Rover.

Waymo unveiled the new vehicle, called the Jaguar I-Pace, at a press event in New York City on Tuesday and said it expected to beg...

March 27, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The $10 billion increase in infrastructure spending in the 2018 omnibus spending bill signed into law Friday by President Trump differs from his administration’s vision.

Trump said he signed the omnibus “as a matter of national security” while vowing to never sign another, promising to “bring down” the $1.3 trillion in overall funding in the fut...

March 26, 2018

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — Have you ever imagined living in the office park where you work? It’s becoming a reality in our area.

Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association Executive Director Rob Henry says millenials are looking for choice.

“I think there are those who want to live in an urban Philadelphia setting,” he said. “There are those...

March 23, 2018

With Donald Trump in the White House and unified Republican control of Congress, it’s an uncertain time for American transit agencies.

The president’s budget proposals have called for dramatically slashing federal transit funding, and his DOT has been slow to release transit grants that were supposed to be done deals, threatening projects all over the country...

March 22, 2018

A federal grant program expected to be a critical funding source for Pittsburgh’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit, or BRT, could disappear.  

Local leaders hoped to fund half of the BRT’s estimated $200 million price tag through the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant program, with a Small Starts grant. President Donald Trump’s proposed 2019...

March 21, 2018

When people are stuck in traffic, they have a lot of time to go over in their minds how they want to complain about being stuck in traffic.

And they usually have plenty of source material, noted Motivate’s Jay Walder in his keynote speech at this week’s National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago.

After all, we still have the same streets that were designed fo...

March 20, 2018

New data shows that transportation emissions have replaced power as the top source of CO2 emissions in the USA. With billions of people driving single occupancy vehicles per day, it is no surprise to hear that transportation has become the leading source of greenhouse gasses.

The U.S. transportation sector, which includes cars, trucks, planes, trains, and boa...

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