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WHILL and Scootaround Team Up to Offer Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Model for Large Venues and Urban Transportation Worldwide  GlobeNewswire

With WHILL's Intelligent Personal Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Scootaround's device rental, repair and *service* platform, together they have the ability to evolve ...


The Two-Wheel Safety Illusion  Governing

More women are cycling, and more are dying. It reflects an urban failure.


Madhya Pradesh signs MoU with Centre for Bhopal & Indore metro projects  Urban Transport News

An MoU signed in New Delhi on Monday between Govt. of India, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh and MP Metro Rail Corporation for Bhopal & Indore Metro Rail ...


Uber Works to Make Air Taxis the Future of Urban Transport  Government Technology

(TNS) — Two New Jersey companies are in the vanguard of building Uber's latest venture of dominating cities' skies through air taxis, a project called Uber ...


Tokyo's Ueno Zoo monorail tested urban transportation system for new era  The Japan News

By Rie Hayashi / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Despite its popularity among visiting children, operations of the monorail at Ueno Zoo will be suspended in ...


Incentives for Upgrading Urban Public Transportation Fleets  Financial Tribune

From offering cheap loans for replacing old taxis to launching new subway lines and introducing eco-friendly modes of transportation, municipalities throughout ...


Global Smart Transportation Market Research Report, 2017-2019 & 2026  Yahoo Finance

Dublin, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Smart Transportation - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ...


Aligning New York City's Social Networks and Urban Transit  NYU News

Study finds networks formed on Facebook more closely resemble real-world social networks than those on other online platforms. woman waiting for subway at ...


The Crossover Craze Has Taken Over The U.S. Luxury Market  Jalopnik

Crossovers and SUVs have taken over the luxury vehicle market in the U.S., Ford and Lincoln prepare for EV crossovers, Ferrari wants to make more cars but ...


The Business Case for Mobility Data Sharing  Forbes

The rise of bikesharing, scootersharing, and ridehailing has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the amount of mobility data being collected. It's time for ...


Texarkana Metropolitan Planning Organization Invites Public Comment  TXK Today

The Texarkana Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will present the 2020-2045 Texarkana Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) today at City Hall, 200 ...


'Why not fly over it?’ Uber picks New Jersey firms in ambitious bid to beat traffic congestion  The Philadelphia Inquirer

By 2050, the United Nations predicts that 70 percent of the world's populations will live in urban areas, inviting more cars to already congested highways.


Urban Upheaval: The Revolution Could Arrive Sooner Than Expected  Aviation Week

Are we on the cusp of a total disruption in urban transportation? Skeptics, myself included, have long been involved in the negatives of helicopter operations in ...


Lower Speed Limits Could Save Your City (and Life)  CityLab

U.S. cities are dropping urban speed limits in an effort to boost safety and lower crash rates. But the benefits of less-rapid urban mobility don't end there.


India plans second Hyperloop project in Punjab, after Maharashtra  Urban Transport News

Chandigarh (Urban Transport News): After Maharashtra, the Punjab Government is now planning to set up Hyperloop transportation system between Amritsar ...


Read: Urban Transport Infrastructure Journal July 2019 Edition published  Urban Transport News

Dear Readers, It is immense pleasure to inform you that our Urban Transport Infrastructure July 2019 Edition has been published.


Maharashtra CM unveils Rolling Stock train model for Mumbai Metro Line 3  Urban Transport News

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has unveiled the rolling stock train model for Mumbai Metro Line-3 in presence of Ashwini Bhide, MD & senior officials.


E-scooters less environmentally friendly than most urban transport  E&T Magazine

A study conducted by researchers based at North Carolina State University has found that e-scooters may not be as environmentally friendly as most other urban ...


Walk with us! – 8th SUMP Award aims to promote safe walking and cycling in European cities  Balkan Green Energy News

The European Commission has issued a call for applications for the 8th SUMP Award, whose aim is to encourage Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in ...


Aviation Week Network Expands Urban Air Mobility Conferences to Asia and Europe Starting Next Month  Yahoo Finance

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2019 -- Aviation Week Network has expanded its Urban Air Mobility conference series to include Urban Air Mobility Asia-Pacific (#UAMAP) ...


Scooters are top choice for last mile urban transportation  Smart Highways

Business travellers are increasingly relying on electric scooters to cover last mile urban transportation according to Certify's Q2 SpendSmart Report.


Burning Hot Trends With Massive Opportunity For Entrepreneurs  Forbes

From transportation to banking, there are a few industries that you should consider getting into if you are looking for your next entrepreneurial endeavor.


India to procure 5595 Electric Buses under FAME-II scheme for 64 cities  Urban Transport News

The Department of Heavy Industry (GoI) has accorded its approval for procurement of 5595 Electric Buses to 64 Cities under phase II of FAME India scheme.


Transportation: County Wins Grant For Electric Buses  urbanmilwaukee

million federal matching grant will help buy Battery Electric Buses.


Is Volvo PV the future of inner-city travel?  Yanko Design

Could this rather funky example of futuristic design be a glimpse of how we are to travel from point A to point B in the future… as we are more than OK with that, ...


Bahrain Metro: Project Information, Tenders, Routes and News Updates  Urban Transport News

The Bahrain light rail transit network, also known as Bahrain Metro, is a proposed public transport project in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The entire metro rail ...


Coast Lines | Transportation Justice Conference set for Oct. 5  Santa Cruz Sentinel

The Campaign for Sustainable Transportation will hold a Transportation Justice Conference from 9:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Cabrillo Horticulture Center, ...


Viavan launches App for new last mile service with BVG in Brandenburg  Urban Transport News

ViaVan, yesterday announced a new public transportation deployment App on behalf of Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) for last mile *service*.


Transportation: City Will Double Number of Permitted Scooters, Ends “Pause”  urbanmilwaukee

Two additional electric scooter operators are slated to enter the Milwaukee market next week, ending a “pause” placed on the pilot program by Mayor Tom ...


The Unfinished History of US Freeway Revolts  CityLab

Urbanites who battled the construction of the Interstate Highway System in the 1960s saved some neighborhoods—but many highways did transform cities.


American cities need to phase out cars  The Week

On August 12, a man named Umar Baig was driving illegally in Brooklyn — speeding his Dodge Charger down Coney Island Avenue far, far above the speed ...


Transportation: MCTS Plans to Cut 16 Bus Routes  urbanmilwaukee

Most riders wouldn't be affected by cuts, driven by projected $5.9 million budget deficit.


What Role Does Mobility Play in Smart Cities?  DevPro Journal

Mobility is both the means to and measure of a smart city. Defined by moving people and goods across an urban environment, increasing mobility is a critical ...


Desjardins and Hydro-Québec partner to open Québec's first urban vehicle-charging superstation; four 50kW stations  Green Car Congress

Quebec's first urban superstation for charging electric vehicles is now open at the Complexe Desjardins. This superstation includes four 50-kilowatt charging ...


The Problem with Trying to Boycott Stephen Ross  CityLab

SoulCycle investor Stephen Ross faces criticism for hosting a Trump fundraiser. But he also funds sustainability research and urban mobility. It's complicated.


Transportation: Who Has the Cheapest Scooter?  urbanmilwaukee

Bird, Lime and Spin versus MCTS and Bublr Bikes. Which is the best deal?


Uber's second quarter losses another red flag for the 'Amazon of transportation'  NBC News

Uber's second quarter losses another red flag for the 'Amazon of transportation'


California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam  Los Angeles Times

Hoping to fend off extinction, transportation officials and conservationists will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 Freeway.


Study suggests China urban passenger transport emissions could peak in 2030  Green Car Congress

A team of researchers in China suggest that, in the context of promoting the use of clean fuel vehicles and increasing vehicle fuel efficiency, CO2 emissions of ...


Transportation trouble  Barrhead Leader

Transportation is at the top of concerns Town of Barrhead councillors would like to discuss with Alberta's Municipal Affairs minister Kaycee Madu. That is what ...


Neighborhood schools: popular but impossible?  Rochester City Newspaper

For many people, a return to neighborhood schools wouldn't be a hard sell. But as with many things, that's easier said than done.


Cairo awards contract to supply and operation of two monorail lines in Egypt  Urban Transport News

National Authority for Tunnels has signed an agreement with a consortium of BT-Orascom-Arab JV in Cairo to design and build two new monorail lines in Egypt.


Alstom to supply 5 additional Coradia Polyvalent trains to Occitanie region  Urban Transport News

Occitania (Urban Transport News): Strengthening the manufacturing capacity of Rolling Stock, Alstom has received an order worth 30 million euros to supply 5 ...


The Global Smart Transportation Market, 2019 to 2024 - Projecting a CAGR of 18.68% Over the Forecast Period  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, July 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Smart Transportation Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ...


Sarawak govt exploring latest Chinese train tech for greater Kuching’s urban transportation system, says CM  Malay Mail

NANCHANG, July 25 — The state government is exploring the option of employing the latest train technology from China as a solution for greater Kuching urban ...


Are Electric Scooters Actually Good For The Environment?  Science Friday

Researchers tallied up the carbon emissions in the lifecycle of an electric scooter and found they're not as green as you'd think.


New York Tries to Bring the Subway Fare Into the 21st Century  Bloomberg

Beset by decay and delays, the nation's largest transit system is spending $540 million to ditch the swipe card. This isn't the first time it's been tried.


Sheila Dikshit will be remembered for swanky Metro and flyovers in Delhi  Urban Transport News

Sheila Dikshit had ensured all-round infrastructural development in Delhi with over 130 flyovers, a swanky Metro and a growing number of DTC buses.


E. Sreedharan is guiding infrastructure projects for more than five decades  Urban Transport News

In a recent freewheeling chat with John L. Paul, Sreedharan spoke about his life and times with grace and positivity. Here are edited excerpts.


Desjardins and Hydro-Québec partner up to create Quebec's first urban vehicle-charging superstation  Benzinga

MONTREAL, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Desjardins and Hydro-Québec are proud to announce that Quebec's first urban superstation for charging ...


RITES submits revised DPR of Bengaluru Suburban Rail project  Urban Transport News

Bengaluru (Urban Transport News): Railway consultancy firm, RITES (Rail India Technical and Economic *Service*) have proposed to link the KSR Bengaluru city ...


It's electric: Mountain Line's new blue bus powered by green technology  Missoula Current

City Council president Bryan von Lossberg steps off Mountain Line's first electric bus after taking a short ride around the city on Wednesday, July 25, 2019.


Library cards unlock access to bikes, benefitting communities  Shareable

What if you could check out a bike — in addition to a book — from your local library? That's become a reality in over 20 communities in the U.S. and Canada.


BYD to Host Panel on Designing Smart, Stylish Urban Transportation  PR.com

BYD will be hosting a panel on the future of urban mobility at the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegence.


Railways to revamp Surat railway station as multi modal transit hub  Urban Transport News

Surat Multi Modal Transport Hub: The Indian Railways is all set to revamp the Surat railway station as a new multi-modal transit hub for the city.


Between Cars And Micromobility Lies 'Minimobility' - A Self-Driving Transportation Revolution  Forbes

Micromobility is great but limited. Cars with one person are ubiquitous and inefficient. The real self-driving transport revolution may come from "Minimobility" ...


America Needs More Transit-Friendly Beaches  CityLab

In the U.S., getting to the beach usually means driving. But some sandy shores can still be reached by train, subway, and bus.


Online transportation most preferred by urban consumers: survey  ANTARA

The demands from Indonesian consumers for adequate transportation continues to grow, along with the increasing rate of urbanization, said Dr. ...


Lyft Loses Bid to Challenge RideApp's Ride-Sharing Patent  Bloomberg Law

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has denied Lyft Inc.'s request to review the validity of a RideApp Inc. patent.


Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen top city ranking  China.org.cn

Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen are the top three cities in a recently released comprehensive ranking of Chinese cities, the "Chinese Central Cities ...


The Future of Urban Transportation Will be Holistic  Government Technology

It will take more than technology, more efficient cars, or even autonomous vehicles to improve how we move through our communities. In fact, cars are not going ...


Measuring motion sickness in driverless cars  University of Michigan News

ANN ARBOR—What good is a driverless car if riding in it makes you nauseous? Up to one-third of Americans experience motion sickness, according to the ...


Lamont’s family fight with Dems over borrowing priorities  The CT Mirror

A power play is unfolding over control of state borrowing, pitting Gov. Ned Lamont and his insistence on prioritizing spending for transportation infrastructure ...


The Race For The Sky: Flying Cars Are Finally Here  Forbes

NEC Corp seems to be ahead in the race since Monday the electronics company showed their flying car hovering for over a minute at 3 meters high. It was the ...


Waymo will test autonomous cars in Florida downpours  Orlando Sentinel

Waymo announced Tuesday it will bring a few of its self-driving cars to Florida within coming days to test their abilities during heavy rains, but with a human ...


KEC International bags Rs 845 crore orders for railway infrastructure  Economic Times

MUMBAI: KEC International has bagged orders worth Rs 845 crore for railway infrastructure, the RPG Group's flagship infrastructure company said on Monday.


Developers Reduce Parking via Car Sharing  Urban Land

Lincoln Ventures' 2204 San Antonio is an 18-story student housing project one block from the University of Texas at Austin. University neighborhoods are prime ...


MTA and Veovo collaborate to ease New York subway crowding challenge  Urban Transport News

To resolve the New York subway crowding challange, Transit Tech Lab, run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has been partnred with Veovo.


Maharashtra cabinet approves Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop project  Urban Transport News

The Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday approved the ambitious Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop project.


IFA 2019: Re-imagining Urban Transport by Sarah-Jayne Williams  automobilsport.com

13.08.2019: Sarah-Jayne Williams, Head of Smart Mobility Ford Europe, explains at the SHIFT Automotive Congress the importance of data for the mobility of ...


Study: Electric scooters aren’t as good for the environment as you think  Vox.com

Bird and Lime scooters are not fighting climate change; they may be worse for the planet than the modes of transportation they're displacing.


Ireka, CRRC form JVCo to pursue urban transportation business  The Edge Markets MY

KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Ireka Corporation Bhd (Ireka) has entered into a joint venture and shareholders' agreement with CRRC Urban Traffic (Europe) Co ...


How Pennsylvania\'s Transportation Secretary Is Shifting the Infrastructure Conversation in Her State and Across the Country  Governing

Secretary Leslie Richards is trying to re-engineer the engineering process by making community engagement a top priority.


Mexican retailer Coppel travels alternative route to a fuel-efficient last mile  GreenBiz

After a successful pilot, the retailer is planning a full implementation covering its entire last-mile fleet of some 1200 vehicles that make 30000 home deliveries per ...


Urban Reads: End of the Shared Mobility Revolution?  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 ...


Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute unveils mobile screening clinic  KSL.com

Huntsman Cancer Institute on Monday unveiled its first mobile screening clinic meant to bring prevention services to underserved communities throughout Utah.


Automatic Passenger Countor Market 2019 Deep Dive Strategy & Competition 2024  Daily Watch Reports

The global Automatic Passenger Countor market recently published report provides a unique overview market for the forecasted period of 5-years (2019-2024).


EHang to carry out urban air pilot in Hong Kong  ITS International

EHang, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) company, is to carry out an urban air mobility pilot in the city of Guangzhou, Hong Kong.


South Korea to Invest in the Future of Africa  Borgen Project

The ROK believes that educating its public about the investment opportunities in Africa will lead others to understand the future of Africa.


Vision Zero: Evaluating NYC’s safe streets plan five years later  Curbed NY

On Tuesday, July 9, more than 1,000 cyclists laid on the ground of Washington Square Park during a “die-in” to protest the dangerous conditions of riding a ...


Opinion | The view of Seattle's 'most forgotten neighborhood' — from those fighting for its future  Crosscut

When Paulina López herded our group to the most defining intersection in South Park, she promised we would be transported, back and forth through time, with ...


Ride-hailing apps are worsening the developing world’s traffic problems  Urban Transport News

Ride hailing has revolutionized transport across the globe. Once only found in the US and Europe, ride-hailing companies have quickly expanded into emerging ...


Riding in the right direction: a Turkish city goes back to cycling | News  CORDIS Noticias

Tepebaşı is a town of Eskişehir in western Turkey embracing a return to urban cycling albeit with a novelty – the bikes are electric.,,,European Comission.


Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future  The Guardian

Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each other.


Was the Automotive Era a Terrible Mistake?  The New Yorker

For a century, we've loved our cars, but they haven't loved us back, Nathan Heller writes.


Eskisehir Images Decorate Frankfurt Subway  RaillyNews

Mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen and municipal bureaucrats who went to Germany for the sister cities football tournament organized by Frankfurt Municipality, ...


When whimsy, not transport science, dictates traffic policies  The Manila Times

There is a traffic plan for Manhattan's 14th Street in New York City, easily the borough's most congested road. The New York City government is coordinating ...


Urban Transport Woes: How Bike Taxi Services Like Rapido Are Facing Problems In Tamil Nadu, Karnataka  Swarajya

Courts have stepped in after governments in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka put the brakes on Rapido bike taxi *service*.


Improves Quality and Comfort of Roads with Stone Asphalt Asphalt in Kayseri  RaillyNews

Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality has started asphalting works with summer season and continues unabated. The city's main boulevards are covered with ...


This Week: Tall Buildings, Women Bike, Van Ness BRT  Streetsblog San Francisco

Tuesday How Will Tall Buildings React in the Big One? San Francisco has recently completed the Tall Buildings Safety Strategy, an in-depth study of all S.F. ...


Google Maps adds Lime scooters and bikes as transportation options in more than 100 cities  GeekWire

Drive, walk, transit, bike, or — scooter? Free-floating electric scooter-share is the latest mobility option Google Maps will serve up to travelers looking for the best ...


Unye Asphalt Comfort  RaillyNews

Army Metropolitan Municipality Ünye'nin Castle, Düzsaylan and İnkur neighborhoods connecting the road to the Akkuş-Niksar asphalt work started. Mayor of ...


Representation matters — now more than ever  San Francisco Examiner

Honoring Rose Pak would also demonstrate a recognition that Chinatown and its future matter.


Uber lost over $5 billion in one quarter, but don’t worry, it gets worse  The Verge

Uber just reported its second quarterly earnings ever as a public company, and hoo boy! That's a lot of red ink! The ride-hailing giant reported losing a whopping ...


Can California Put Cars In The Rear-View Mirror?  Jefferson Public Radio

The story goes that Californians love their cars. But much of the time that relationship is dysfunctional, launching drivers into the teeth of traffic jams.


6 Carmakers Betting Electric Scooters And Motorcycles-not Automobiles-are The Future Of Urban Transport  X Herald

From Volkswagen to BMW, these are every one of the automakers that have made electric miniaturized scale versatility items and ideas, for example, e-bicycles ...


Ranchi Metro a must but where’s the will  Telegraph India

The proposed monorail/metro project for Ranchi, which chief minister Raghubar Das had announced in November 2015, has been struck off from the priority list ...


Why has the speed limit not been raised after it was voted on two years ago? | 11 Listens  THV11.com KTHV

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A viewer reached out to 11 Listens asking – “Why has the speed limit not been raised to the limit voted for almost two years ago?”.


Xinhua Headlines: Xinjiang: Far west region, heart of Silk Road - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Tradition, travel and trade: What can these #Xinjiang tales tell us about this far western region of China? by Xinhua writers Xue Yanwen, Gu Yu and Pan Ying.


PTI's one year: Has tabdeeli come to Karachi?  DAWN.com

The monsoon rain was a nightmare for Karachi. It caused a complete breakdown of urban life and no help was forthcoming for the hapless citizens approaching ...


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