August 30, 2019

Ford (F) and Tesla (TSLA) are stepping up in the race to compete in the autonomous vehicles space. Both companies plan to launch a ride-sharing network with a fleet of autonomous cars. The vast potential market for self-driving cars is seeing automakers invest more in the space. However, Ford’s expectation that its autonomous cars will last four years has ca...

August 29, 2019

It just became a whole lot easier to route-plan with Google Maps, Google’s cross-platform mapping service for mobile and the web. The Mountain View tech giant this morning announced that Maps will gain a feature that’ll let you string public transit directions together with biking and ride-sharing options. It’ll roll out in the coming weeks on Android and iO...

August 28, 2019

Autonomous cars are generating incredible hype, but whether they become a curse or blessing depends on how they are used. Car manufacturers are steering automatic vehicles (AVs) toward a curse for our crowded cities and our climate targets. Making empty cars drive around – to run errands or just to avoid expensive parking – could clog already crowded roads w...

August 27, 2019

Four months in, ridership on the $3.2M Via service is reportedly exceeding expectations.

If you’ve ridden light rail in the Rainier Valley in the past few months you’ve no doubt seen them: black vans with a blue Seattle skyline painted on the sides.

Called Via to Transit, the vans look like they could be an Uber spinoff. In fact, passengers dial up the rides t...

August 26, 2019

The e-scooter empire spread into nearly every city in the country in the past year and a half, providing a fun way for people to zip around short distances, but also cluttering sidewalks and forcing city councils to create new infrastructure rules. But with top speeds capped somewhere between 10 to 15 miles-per-hour, and a (not always enforced) limit of one...

August 23, 2019

Autonomous driving technology is a hot topic at the moment.

Like many automotive technologies that are hot topics (electric power, airless tyres, flying cars) it's easy to think that it's happening right nowat high speed and will take over the motoring landscape before your next birthday.

In reality, while there have been great strides in self-driving technolo...

August 22, 2019

On September 1, Indianapolis is set to unveil its first bus rapid transit (BRT) route. The speedy express bus is just the first piece of a much bigger transit improvement program that will roll out over the next five years. It’s built entirely around better buses. And for other low-density cities that are looking to boost mobility without investing in costly...

August 21, 2019

Tesla has been partnering with specific companies in its Supercharger network expansion, and convenience store and fuel-station chain Wawa has been one of its biggest partners in the US.

Now Wawa says that they are doubling their locations with Tesla Superchargers to over 30 stores.

Tesla already has Supercharger stations at 16 Wawa stores on the east coast si...

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Philly officials support automated bus lane enforcement and say it could improve ‘transit equity’ - PlanPhilly

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