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3Qs: Sarah Williams on mapping urban transport  MIT News

MIT Associate Professor Sarah Williams says digitally mapping informal transportation networks in developing cities can help them reach the United Nations' ...

To Stop Climate Change—More Shared Mobility, Fewer Cars  CityLab

Cities have a key role to play in confronting climate change, and it starts with shared mobility—and taking back the streets from the private car.

Kids Demand Climate Action While Colorado Politicians Blow off Urgent Need to Transform Urban Transportation  Streetsblog Denver

Greta Thunberg and Haven Coleman on the steps of the Colorado capital earlier this month. Coleman, age 12, is one of the activists who brought the worldwide ...

Urban transport  The Manila Times

THE quality of life in the Philippines will drastically improve with safe, convenient and efficient transportation. If we design transportation with its.

Austin grapples with regulations for scooters, micro-mobility after one year in the city  Community Impact Newspaper

This April will mark one year since dockless vehicles arrived in Austin, but the city continues to workshop their regulations, balancing a need for safety with room ...

Boeing 737 Max: Transportation Department launching independent review of FAA's approval process  CBS News

The U.S. Department of Transportation will establish a "special committee" of outside experts to independently review the FAA's certification of the Boeing 737 ...

Urban Air Mobility - Worldwide Markets (2019-2030): The Increasing Demand for Autonomous Air Ambulance Vehicles Presents Lucrative Opportunities  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Urban Air Mobility Market by Component (Infrastructure (Charging Stations, Vertiports, Traffic ...

Editorial: Rules, education key to improving scooter safety in Austin  Austin American-Statesman

Since rentable scooters hit Austin streets nearly a year ago, adding a valuable transportation option in our congested city, we've had few rules helping riders and ...

Insight: MRT boosts land values — so why not create triple win? - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

On any given working day, whether you are driving around Manila, Jakarta, or Bangkok, the experience tends to be the same — long spells crawling in ...

Japan launches World’s first all weather electric robot bus  Urban Transport News

Japanese company Muji launched world's first all weather autnomus robot bus named Gacha in Helsinki, Finland last week. The first bus will roll out in 2020.

New regulatory review to bring urban transport up to date  Motor1 UK

The government is launching a review of transport regulation to pave the way for new types of urban mobility and reduce congestion.

Karnataka Govt bans OLA Taxi and Bike services for 6 months  Urban Transport News

Karnataka Govt suspended Ola's license to operate Cabs and Bikes in the state for six months after the cab aggregator failed to comply with an order.

8 Ways to Improve State DOTs, According to Smart Growth Advocates  Governing

State transportation departments are often criticized for being too highway-centric. Here are some suggestions for changing that.

Urban Transport Infrastructure March 2019 | Road Transport & E-Mobility Special  Urban Transport News

The Urban Transport Infrastructure March 2019 issue focuses on Road Transport, Electric Mobility and other means of Share Mobility.

Govt of India shifts focus to last mile connectivity in metro cities  Urban Transport News

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has turned its attention to improving last-mile connectivity in metro cities.

Big backyards and pools are California’s past. Apartment buildings are its future  Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers in Sacramento are finally coming around to the reality that the state needs dense urban housing near transit centers.

Urban mobility development in India need to look beyond costs  Urban Transport News

Managing the urbanization process is likely to be the single biggest challenge that will confront policymakers in India over the next decade.

$9.9B transportation budget includes salmon, ferry funds  KOMO News

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington House Democrats released their two-year transportation budget proposal Monday, with $9.9 billion in spending for ...

Remix raises $15 million to put transportation planning in the cloud  VentureBeat

San Francisco startup Remix has closed a $15 million funding round to further develop its cloud-based multimodal transportation tools.

Are bikes the future of urban mobility?  Bike Biz

By Rob Brown, co-founder and managing director of Kerb. In most cities around the UK and the rest of the world, there's never been a worse time to be a cyclist.

Mastercard continues contactless expansion to speed daily commutes  SmartCitiesWorld

Company expects new transit solutions to be live in more than 20 cities in the US within the next few years with its M-Chip technology at the heart of the ...

Why Housing Policy Is Climate Policy  The New York Times

In California, where home prices are pushing people farther from their jobs, rising traffic is creating more pollution.

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic  TechCrunch

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay Area's elite. As part of a ...

Cable cars could reshape urban landscapes  Phys.Org

Cable cars are one of the hallmarks of Switzerland, along with funiculars and paddlewheel boats. They adorn the country's mountaintops like garlands.

Future-cities visionary sees urban areas becoming smarter, more responsive  NBC News

What will cities be like in the future? Scientists, engineers and architects have made all sorts of predictions about changes they expect to see in the urban ...

Higher fines for bikes and scooters raise questions of equity at UTC  Austin Monitor

Now that the Austin Transportation Department has decided to take extra time to consider feedback on three of its dockless mobility policy proposals, City ...

Should public transportation be free?

Some feel public transportation should be free in order to grow ridership and encourage people to choose mass transit over their car.

Electric scooters: The future of urban transportation?  The Irish Times

Jetpacks are still a long way off but scooters may prove the best short-term answer.

This Is It: The Transportation Consolidation Phase Has Begun  Forbes

Uber's acquisition of Careem will be just one of many, involving all those companies that have managed to stake their claim in a country but that lack the size to ...

City council approves launching new bike share pilot project  Windsor Star

Windsor city council approved a pilot project to bring bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters to the city's downtown core.

Stop trying to solve traffic and start building great places  Brookings Institution

Here is one of the biggest reasons we're stuck in traffic—and it signals a need for a new way to guide our future plans and investments.

Are urban mobility apps the new online travel agencies?  PhocusWire

As more money gets poured into the sector, it's time to start thinking about urban mobility and how it intersects with the travel industry.

Urban Reads: More Cities Stop Recycling  urbanmilwaukee

Want more links to read? Visit The Overhead Wire and signup. Every day at The Overhead Wire we sort through over 1,500 news items about cities and share ...

All India Rail Safety Council signs MoU with Urban Transport News  Urban Transport News

The All India Rail Safety Council (AIRSC) and Urban Transport News (UTN) have signed a MoU to promote commuters safety, research, and academic ...

Transportation Day will educate on alternative transit options, cause partial road closure  The Oracle

Transportation Day will be a time for students to learn about alternative transportation options that are not as damaging to the environment as the traditional uses ...

ZF acquires automated electric transport system provider 2getthere

ZF explains the acquisition complements its existing activities and strengthens its foothold in the Mobility as a *Service* and automated guided vehicle growth ...

Transportation Startup Remix Raises $15M Series B Round  Government Technology

The leader on the funding round, Energy Impact Partners, specifically pointed to new mobility options like shared, electric scooters as a reason for backing ...

Want to see the future of transport? Watch this drone taxi go airborne  Digital Trends

Want to travel to work in a flying taxi that looks like something out of a James Bond movie? Vahana, an ambitious startup founded by aerospace giant Airbus, ...

ASMP caught between pedestrian safety and need for speed  Austin Monitor

The city is promoting an everyone-wins approach to mobility in which maintaining, expanding and even adding car lanes is considered compatible with ...

How Arrivo Got Colorado to Back a Wild-Eyed Highway Scheme  WIRED

The proposals that Brogan BamBrogan and Andrew Liu showed Shailen Bhatt promised a fanciful world: highways moving ten times more vehicles than they do ...

Major US cities partner for micro-mobility pilot  SmartCitiesWorld

Charlotte, Detroit and Omaha are using the Passport mobility platform to better manage scooter deployments and their kerbsides.

Video: Celebrating MRT Jakarta: Five public opinions  Jakarta Post

The Jakarta Post has the opportunity to ask the public about MRT Jakarta.

CMRL to run ‘Make in India’ trains with Japanese technology in Phase 2  Urban Transport News

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) is planning to procure 210 'Make in India' metro coaches for its Chennai Metro phase 2 project.

Global Transportation Infrastructure Market Trend 2019 – Bechtel, ACS Group, Globalvia Inversiones (GVI), VINCI, Alstom, Royal Bam Group  Industry News Daily

The global “Transportation Infrastructure Market” report delivers a comprehensive and systematic framework of the Transportation Infrastructure market at a ...

Through sister city agreements, Kunming connects with the world  GoKunming

Sister cities or twin towns are a kind of citizen diplomacy, shaped in the form of legal or social agreements between cities, counties, provinces and even ...

Opinion: The BMTC fare is merely fair in Bengaluru  Urban Transport News

Bengaluru which was initially known as Bangalore is also known as 'Silicon Valley' because it is a hub for Information technology companies in the country.

ZF takes 60% stake in mobility provider 2getthere, provider of automated electric passenger transport systems  Green Car Congress

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired a 60% share of 2getthere B.V. The company offers complete automated transport systems and is located in ...

Toronto Agency Reveals Astonishing New Transportation Device -- The Bus!  CleanTechnica

February 27th, 2019 by Steve Hanley. GO Transit, one of Toronto's public transportation agencies, has taken to social media to tout a stunning new ...

Three Major Cities Partner with Passport and Shared Scooter Company on First-Of-Its-Kind Micro-Mobility Management Solution  Parking Network

Micro-mobility options like scooters are seeing explosive growth due to the unique benefits they bring to the commuting experience. This rapid introduction of ...

Tata Motors signs MoU with Wise Travel India to supply Tigor EVs  Urban Transport News

Tata Motors on Wednesday signed an MoU with Wise Travel India Pvt Ltd (WTi) to deploy Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) in New Delhi.

PM Narendra Modi flags off 13.5 km Nagpur Metro Rail corridor  Urban Transport News

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, flagged off the 13.5 km long stretch of Nagpur Metro Rail project, through video conference from New Delhi.

Bengaluru all set to launch public bicycle sharing from March 4  Urban Transport News

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) is going to launch a public bicycle sharing system from March 4, for the convenience of city dwellers.

The Future of Transportation Starts Here – That's Shenzhen  That's Online

Whether you want to be the next innovator who brings the world into a new age of urban transportation or simply want to learn what the bright minds in business ...

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut RRTS project  Urban Transport News

Ghaziabad (Urban Transport News): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for India's first Regional Rail and Meerut Metro *Service*.

Indian Railways shares Five years progress and achievement report  Urban Transport News

In the past five years, the Government of India has made safety the foremost priority of Indian Railways. Indian Railways has achived lot of milestones.

Jakarta celebrates MRT: 5 public opinions  The Daily Star

Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, finally has its own MRT (mass rapid transit) now, which is something to celebrate after a decades-long wait.

Revisiting Zupco's tricky urban transportation model  Zimbabwe Independent

THE re-introduction of Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) buses to ply urban routes in the aftermath of January fuel protests was a welcome move ...

ADB, India sign record $926 mn loan for two new Mumbai Metro lines  Urban Transport News

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $926 million loan to operationalize two lines for the Mumbai Metro Rail ...

Last Mile or Last Straw?

Multimodal options help and hurt municipal relations on Lyft's way to a subscription model.

Transportation: Streetcar Extension Planned To Start in September  urbanmilwaukee

Extension to convention center would open in time for 2020 Democratic Convention.

The Lion Electric Co. Launches All-Electric Class 8 Urban Truck  PRNewswire

MIRABEL, QC, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - It is with customers, partners, industry and market leaders that The Lion Electric Co. (Lion) unveiled its first ...

Sustainable urban mobility to aid economic growth

An efficient transport system is key to Dubai's future, says Mattar Al Tayer.

Look for Urban Air Mobility Vehicles within 5-10 Years Expert Says  ERAU News

Within the next 5-10 years, urban air mobility vehicles will “transform what airplanes look like,” and today's engineering students are well-positioned to help ...

2019 Donations for Citations Drive Breaks Record  UKNow

UK Transportation Services' staff delivered a final van-load of food and personal care items to Big Blue Pantry this week, breaking last year's Donations for ...

Technology Helping to Improve Transportation in Urban Neighborhoods  The Urban Twist

Here are some of the numerous ways that technology has been positively impacting municipal transportation in recent years.

Events: “Generation Priced Out” book talk, rail happy hour, and more  Greater Greater Washington

Concerned about the future of urban America? Randy Shaw's Generation Priced Out is a call to action on one of the most talked-about issues of our time: how ...

Route 63 intersection to be reworked this summer  Brattleboro Reformer

CHESTERFIELD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is planning on reworking an intersection on Route 63. The intersection of Stage ...

Exclusive Interview of Pankaj Kumar Bansal, MD-Chennai Metro  Urban Transport News

Mr. Pankaj Kumar Bansal, Managing Director of Chennai Metro, has given categoical reply during a interview taken by editorial team of Urban Transport News.

PM Modi to gift Ghaziabad Metro, RRTS and Hindon Airport on March 8  Urban Transport News

PM Narendra Modi will innaugrate commercial run of metro between Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda, Hindon Airport and lay foundation stone of Delhi-Meerut ...

Uber announces $3.1 billion deal to buy Middle East rival Careem  CNBC

The announcement comes as Uber approaches a much-anticipated IPO that reports have said could value the company at as much as $120 billion.

Tehran Mayor Hanachi Outlines Urban Transport Plans  Financial Tribune

Tehran's mayor on Monday outlined the municipality's public transportation expansion plans saying that two subway lines now under construction will open ...

Abele Highlights Importance of Flying from MKE  urbanmilwaukee

MILWAUKEE (March 25, 2019) – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today released results of a study identifying the significant positive impacts that ...

New Tesla Model Y: prices, specs and release date  AutoExpress

Barely a fortnight after its release date, Tesla has increased prices by around £760 across the Model Y's range.

Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 opens, PM Modi lays foundation of Phase 2  Urban Transport News

Prime Minister Naredra Modi today flagged off the first 6.5 km long stretch between Vastral Gaam - Apparel Park of Ahmedabad Metro Phase 1 for public.

Govt of India approves Rs 10,000 crore FAME II scheme  Urban Transport News

With the aims to promote electric and hybrid vehicles in the country, the central cabinet has cleared worth Rs. 10000 crores FAME-II scheme.

Boeing Readies Autonomous Air Passenger Vehicle for Urban Use  EE Times

Boeing has completed a successful test flight of its autonomous air vehicle prototype.

Brands can boost China's sharing economy  Warc

China's sharing economy has strong potential to move beyond its current transport focus and embrace other categories, but trust issues will have to be overcome ...

Are Dockless Bikes Doomed to Fail?  Governing

Many of the startups have pulled out of cities in the past year.

More than pavement and road work  Purdue News Service

Don't let the name mislead you: Purdue Road School isn't just about roads.

Urban Rail Transit Market Touching Impressive Growth| Siemens, AmstedMaxion, Astra Rail  Operanewsnow

A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Urban Rail Transit Market 2017-2021” has abilities to raise as the most significant ...

60% Jaipur population to have public transport access within walkable distance in 5 years  Hindustan Times

A report by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) suggests that 60% of Jaipur population will have a public transport facility within 500 metres of walkable ...

Muji launches an autonomous bus to take you around Helsinki  T3

Japanese lifestyle brand Muji and Finnish autonomous driving company Sensible 4 have teamed up to launch Gacha, the world's first autonomous driving bus ...

Motorcycle Rental Market 2021: Global Size, Key Manufacturers, Upcoming Trends, Growth and Regional Forecasts Research  The Newsmates

Motorcycle Rental market research is provided on major factors such as consumer needs and changes observed in them over time, market sales in terms of ...

Aviation Subcommittee hearing focuses on manufacturing, market shares and drone systems  Transportation Today

The House Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing this week to discuss what the U.S. aviation system and infrastructure could be like in 2050. © Shutterstock.

Sikorsky partners with spaceship & elevator companies in eVTOL urban air mobility vision  Vertical Magazine

Sikorsky has discussed its vision for urban air mobility — and it's one that sees the OEM partnering with The Spaceship Company (TSC) and Otis, an elevator ...

This Week: Trivia, OakDOT, Women Bike  Streetsblog San Francisco

Tuesday City Trivia Night. Join SPUR for this showcase of urbanist talent and planning geekery. Bring your own team or join up with other urbanists at the event ...

Maha Metro focuses on generating 50% revenues through non-fare services  Urban Transport News

In an interview with Dr. Brijesh Dixit, MD, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation it has been revealed that Maha Metro is focusing on non-revenue fares.

RTA awards funds to 9 Chicago projects  Railway Track & Structures

Nine projects in the Chicago area are recipients of awards through the Regional Transportation Authority's (RTA) Community Planning program.

Railway Management System Market Size to Surpass 10%+ CAGR Up to 2024 - Cisco, Nokia, Hitachi, IBM - Press Release  Digital Journal Adds New Railway Management System Market 2018 – 2024 research report providing information and data By Component, ...

Coalition Gets Antsy, Urges Rebate Program for Electric Vehicles  NJ Spotlight

Growing frustration over state's failure to make headway against pollution caused by transportation sector; groups want rebates to boost sales of electric vehicles.

Job opportunities the top voter priority: Survey  Deccan Herald

A survey conducted in 534 parliamentary constituencies found that employment opportunities are the chief concern among voters. The survey conducted by the ...

Mumbai Urban Transport Phase-IIIA Project worth Rs 33,690 cr approved: From AC coaches to enhances faciliti...  Zee Business

Mumbai Urban Transport Phase-IIIA: The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs 30849 crore with the completion cost of Rs 33690 crore.

Bay Area voters: ‘Yes, we’ll pay to fix traffic’ but middling support for housing plan  The Mercury News

In a poll conducted by this news organization and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, voters overwhelmingly supported new taxes to expand transit and tackle ...

Global Conventional Cargo Bikes Market to Record Rise in Incremental Opportunity During the Forecast Period  New Daily Herald

Conventional Cargo Bikes Market: Overview. Transportation of goods and services is one of the most important logistical activity in rural and urban areas.

Cities can boost transit ridership by adding more bike share  Curbed

Ridership is down on most U.S. transit systems. More bike share might help reverse those losses.

Mobility Moments Podcast: Elaina Farnsworth, The NEXT Education  Model D

A dynamic podcast on the subject of upskilling and reskilling the workforce to meet the needs of future mobility. See how the future of transportation is being ...

Hanoi collects scientists' ideas to gain sustainable urban transport

Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi People's Committee, in collaboration with the World Bank, held a Consultation Workshop on Public Transport Development Strategy ...

Global Industrial Internet of Things Market Report Covers – Top Key Players, Application, Product Type, and Key Regions (Forecast 2018-2023)  The Newsmates

“Latest Summary for Industrial Internet of Things Market Research Report. Global Industrial Internet of Things Market Report 2018 provides actionable ...

Hitachi interested in PHL transportation projects  BusinessWorld Online

By Victor V. Saulon Sub-Editor. THE LOCAL office of Japanese equipment maker Hitachi Asia Ltd. is keen on participating in upcoming projects in the ...

PODCAST Ep.12: Graham McCabe from Urbis talks urban transport  Architecture and Design

Graham McCabe, director of Urbis' Transport Advisory *service* is also a transport planner and traffic engineer with over 20 years' experience in developing and ...

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