October 31, 2019

States have started to put together the policy building-blocks for decarbonization of their economies. The federal government — and states that have lagged behind — can follow their lead in setting carbon emission targets, mandating renewable energy use, upgrading electric grid technology, improving energy efficiency and various other areas laid out in earli...

October 30, 2019

A new startup, Tortoise, believes that combining two of the latest trends in transportation technology, electric scooters and autonomous vehicles, can create a more efficient, sustainable transit option.

Founder and president Dmitry Shevelenko, a former Uber employee, says Tortoise doesn’t want to be a new operator, it simply wants to be a technology par...

October 29, 2019

Toyota, the world’s largest automaker, has largely kept quiet on its self-driving car program. The Japanese company has released some information about its test vehicles and the types of sensors it’s using, but we’ve seen very little of the cars in operation.

That’s about to change in 2020: Toyota says it will be conducting a limited ride-haili...

October 28, 2019

Since its conception in the early 1980s, TOD has taken hold from coast to coast, with recent high-profile projects like Hudson Yards and One Vanderbilt in New York City. On the West Coast, the Bay Area is investing billions of dollars in TOD. So, what’s happening in the City of Brotherly Love, one of America’s oldest and most storied cities?

It’s important to...

October 25, 2019

The University of Virginia’s 10-year parking and transportation master plan features a combination of transportation innovations and increasing parking efficiency and capacity.

A steering committee equipped with significant input from the public and employees directed the plan, a joint effort produced by the Office of the Architect for the University and the...

October 24, 2019

Mark Huffer will be speaking on Bus Rapid Transit at our upcoming Advancing Mobility Summit on the Novemeber 4th at the Crowne Plaza. 

When bus rapid transit (BRT) systems first started becoming popular in the U.S. a decade or so ago, no one could have predicted how they would change the landscape of how transit is provided. Technology advances and a renewed...

October 23, 2019

Transportation is the largest source of planet-warming greenhouse gases in the United States today and the bulk of those emissions come from driving in our cities and suburbs.

The map below shows a year’s worth of CO2 from passenger and freight traffic on every road in the Philadelphia Region. 

Emissions from driving in the Philadelphia metro area grew fa...

October 22, 2019

No matter where you go in Chester County, you will find several people who are interested in trails. These trails provide unique experiences and places for residents and visitors to exercise and relax.

“Our trails and open spaces are such an important part of the strong quality of place in Chester County,” said Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Michelle Kic...

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

July 9, 2020

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