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In a world of autonomous vehicles, this is why we'll need more public transport than ever  World Economic Forum

The media is fascinated by autonomous vehicles (AVs), in particular their safety and when or if they will arrive en masse. A bigger and more important question ...

Costs Of Convenient And Environmentally Friendly Urban Transportation  Blue & Green Tomorrow

Convenient and environmentally friendly urban transportation can make a big positive impact on the environment. Here's what to know about it.

Transportation: Evers Touts $75 Million Local Grants Fund  urbanmilwaukee

Competitive grants for local transportation replace state roads fund, includes mass transit.

Collaboration is key to maintaining urban transport efficiency as cities grow

As populations grow and migration increases, the future efficiency of urban transport systems across the globe will depend on collaboration as much as ...

Alex Robinson, Mentor for Student Transportation Professionals - STN Media  School Transportation News

Editor's Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry. Starting her career as a ...

Bahrain shortlists consultants for phase I of Bahrain metro rail project  Urban Transport News

Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication in Bahrain has shortlisted three firms to provide transaction advisory for phase I of Bahrain metro.

Lime Makes a New Bid to Boost E-Scooter Safety  CityLab

Lime has joined rival Bird in establishing a safety advisory board tasked with helping the e-scooter industry shape local regulations—and shake its risky ...

Protean Electric invented a kind of powered, steerable caster for vehicles  CNET

The system is a self-contained module that packs a motor, 360-degree steering and suspension into one unit.

Iran, Azerbaijan explore avenues of co-op in transportation  Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami held talks with his Azeri counterpart Ramin Guluzade in Tehran on ...

Transportation: WisDOT Plans Increase in Hiawatha Service  urbanmilwaukee

The administration of Gov. Tony Evers, with its first budget in hand, is investing in rail transportation and expanding frequency on a popular Amtrak line.

Transportation: No Two-Way State Street Until 2020  urbanmilwaukee

City will repave and transform street in time for the DNC.

Transportation Department lays out plans for speed management  Austin Monitor

The Austin Transportation Department will ask City Council for $500,000 in new funding in the next budget to pay for a speed management program that will ...

How Payments Can Transform the Urban Transit Experience  PaymentsJournal

Ever-growing city populations present significant challenges for urban planners. The more people living in a city, the greater the requirement of public and mass ...

Transportation: Committee Okays City Pedestrian Plan  urbanmilwaukee

98 pages with 100 actions suggested. But will any of it be funded?

Cities With Good Public Transit Lure New Startups  CityLab

A new study finds that new business startups are choosing cities with good public transportation options over the traditional suburban locations.

How ride-hailing is changing urban mobility  American City & County

Ride-hailing services are one example of how urban transportation is changing. Their rapid growth is easy to understand. The people who use them like the ...

Forget robo-taxis: it’s e-bikes that are reshaping urban transport  Financial Times

E-bikes fit the Silicon Valley ethos of 'learning by doing' far better than self-driving cars.

MRVC to submit reports on two elevated corridors of MUTP-3A soon  Urban Transport News

The plans to construct an elevated corridor from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to Panvel under MUTP-3A might get back on its path.

18 urban transportation concepts for the future  Digit

Getting the teeming masses from one spot to another efficiently has plagued city planners for millennia. Are these the solutions we need?

Transportation: Bus Rapid Transit Expected by 2021  urbanmilwaukee

9-mile line, $54 million project by Milwaukee County mostly funded by federal grant.

Transportation: Streetcar Records Best Ridership Day  urbanmilwaukee

Bastille Days and Summerfest boost ridership to new high.

Experts discuss future of urban transportation in smart cities  Trade Arabia

With a booming population within urban settings posing real-life challenges to mobility, governments across the globe are implementing innovative approaches ...

E-bike: The future of personal and public transportation  Urban Transport News

In the early 2000s, the idea of using an e-bike or a would have been borderline absurd for most of the people around the globe.

Ohio Department of Transportation seeking your input for its first ever bike, pedestrian safety plan  WCPO Cincinnati

More Ohioans are choosing to walk or bike rather than drive to get to work, run errands or explore their neighborhoods, and the state transportation department ...

Paying for Surface Transportation Infrastructure: Four Wrong Routes, Four Good Paths

The vast majority of roads, bridges, and other public transportation infrastructure in the United States are paid for and used by state and local taxpayers.

Looks Like Brazilians Won’t Be Scootering to Work  Bloomberg

Latin America is a motorist's nightmare. The region is home to seven of the 25 worst cities for driving, including three Brazilian behemoths Sao Paulo, Rio de ...

Planning Commission approves West Gateway project set to include Long Beach's tallest building • Longbeachize  Long Beach Post

The Planning Commission has given the go-ahead for the massive West Gateway project in Downtown Long Beach, one of the most ambitious projects to be ...

Why Cities Want 'Digital Twins' to Manage Traffic  CityLab

Why are some mobility experts spooked by this plan to develop a data standard that would allow cities to build a real-time traffic control system?

Autonomous Vehicle service unveiled as pilot project in New South Wales  Urban Transport News

Via, the world's leading developer of on-demand shared mobility solutions, announced today its first public autonomous vehicle *service* in the world.

Local governments now have access to $75 million in new transportation grants  urbanmilwaukee

Following years of underfunding, Governor Tony Evers recognized the importance of increasing funding for local transportation projects to ensure that local ...

Portland, Ore., Metro Tests Mobility Analytics Platform  Government Technology

It's no longer enough to simply know how many cars travel a highway or how many passengers crowd onto a train or bus. Transportation and regional planners ...

Cities and Industry Launch New Foundation to Manage Mobility  Government Technology

An international coalition of cities, departments of transportation, nonprofits, mobility companies and other stakeholders is taking a big swing at urban mobility ...

Yamuna Water Taxi Project will be new means of urban transportation: Mansukh Mandaviya  Business Standard

Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday inspected the Sonia Vihar site for proposed Yamuna Water Taxi Project of Inland Waterways ...

eMobility: Bengaluru to go completely electric by 2030 with e-buses  Urban Transport News

Bengaluru (Urban Transport News): Recently, Karnataka state government had been guided by the centre to float tenders for electric buses in order to go for a ...

Biking Is the Urban Future—at Least for the Rich  The Daily Beast

New York City has embraced bikes in its urban core, but left out too many of the people pushed outside of that core.

The Washington State Department of Transportation has awarded state-wide grants for vanpool vehicles

The Washington State Department of Transportation has awarded 16 public transit agencies $10 million for 420 vanpool fleet vehicles, including 10 vehicles...

Walking On Painted Keys: Creative Crosswalks Meet Government Resistance  NPR

Intersection art makes streets more inviting and can remind motorists to respect crosswalks and bike lanes. But the federal government says the designs can ...

COAST Autonomous to Transport Athletes in Self-Driving Shuttles During the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Hosted by the Philippines  GlobeNewswire

First deployment of autonomous vehicles in the Philippines and the first AVs deployed to provide transportation to athletes at a major international sporting ...

Energy Efficient Cities: Transportation Systems  IoT For All

Through an Avoid-Shift-Improve methodology, we can create more efficient travel methods and reduce reliance on polluting energy sources.

Free Muni, Uber crackdowns and bikeshare support — D5 supervisor candidates stake out transportation positions  San Francisco Examiner

Free Muni for all, car-free streets, a crackdown on scofflaw Uber drivers, and even a new tax to raise money for transit *service* citywide — all of these ideas and ...

Fatdaddy to bring awareness for urban e-mobility with European tour  Urban Transport News

Fatdaddy, Enertion and Boosted Boards are hitting ten cities across Europe to introduce new forms of green transportation urban e-mobility.

Austin Strategic Mobility Plan works toward easier commute around campus for students  UT The Daily Texan

The Austin Transportation Department is working alongside CapMetro to provide students with easier off-campus transportation through the Austin Strategic ...

Chicago International Port Considering Massive Investment Deal  WTTW News

A new deal could be worth up to $100 million for the giant Port of Chicago on the city's Southeast Side.

Ideanomics Rounds Out NEVC Offerings, Updates Unit Name to New Energy Transportation Services Group (NETS)  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideanomics Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEX) has today announced the formation of New Energy Transportation Services Group ...

Women Safety: Why we need pink auto/taxis in the Indian cities…?  Urban Transport News

With the scenario being this substandard and dangerous across the country, the need of pink auto /taxi is increasing rapidly.

Bergamont reveals 2020 range highlights  CyclingIndustry.News

Bergamont has unveiled its 2020 range highlights, which are primed and ready to hit the road for the upcoming season. E-Cargville LJ 70. The E-Cargoville ...

Electric scooter brand Lime names Jane Chung as global creative director  The Drum

Leading global Micromobility company Lime has announced its hire of Jane Chung as global creative director and Kate Chartrand as senior director of corporate ...

The Johnson-Nixon Mass Transit Bill of 1968-1969  Eno Transportation Weekly

July 11, 2019. In 1970, in his second year in office, President Richard Nixon signed three landmark transportation bills into law. One of those, the Rail Passenger ...

PODCAST: Belmont Shore's identity crisis & being a resilient woman in the food world with Chef 'Roq' Jubran • the Hi-lo  Long Beach Post

With the closing of Lasher's Kitchen in Belmont Shore—one of several over the past year—the area once known as Long Beach's prime destination is now facing ...

Kolkata East West Metro gets safety clearance for signalling systems  Urban Transport News

Kolkata (Urban Transport News): A European company has given the safety clearance for Kolkata East West Metro signalling system in Kolkata after the utility ...

Urban Mission to launch Mobile Summer Food Pantry  The Daily Times

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries is taking a new approach to the summer feeding program for children with its first-time launch of the Mobile ...

Delhi-Alwar RRTS Corridor: Information, Route Maps and Project Updates  Urban Transport News

The Delhi-Alwar RRTS Corridor connecting Delhi to Alwar (Rajasthan) via Gurugram (Haryana) through a rapid rail network consiting 22 stations.

MTA specialized programs “a blessing,” offering expanding services to Flint  East Village Magazine

By Madeleine Graham. My life changed when my car broke, and I did not have the funds to repair it. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) started when I ...

Wealthy families in São Paulo ditching cars for public transportation  The Brazilian Report

Study conducted by São Paulo Metro shows poorer families are increasingly using cars for transportation, while richer households are taking the subway.

Union Budget 2019-20: Steps taken to boost production of electric vehicles  Urban Transport News

The Union Budget has drafted various proposals for giving a boost to production of electric vehicles and developing India as a global hub for the same.

Future of smart urban transportation in smart cities discussed in summit  ZAWYA

The 6th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2019, held under the patronage of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE, on 16 and 17 September 2019 at ...

LIRR close to finishing Westbury bridge project  Newsday

Motorists will be closer to driving under the LIRR's tracks in Westbury after the railroad completes a bridge installation project there this weekend. The Long ...

HMRTC likely to take over and operate Gurgaon Rapid Metro Rail  Urban Transport News

In a meeting recently presided by the Haryana Chief Minister a discussion on operation of Gurgaon Rapid Metro Rail was also made.

Pittsburgh Reveals the Downside of Self-Driving Cars  Streetsblog California

Wider inequality. More sprawl. Worse transit. Those are some of the outcomes we could see from self-driving cars in cities, according to a Pittsburgh-based ...

Bolt expands operations in Ghana | Business News 2019-07-19  GhanaWeb

Bolt, the leading on-demand e-hailing platform in Africa has expanded its operations in Ghana by announcing the launch of *service* in Kumasi. The ride hailing ...

Who Will Win the Self-Driving Future?  Foreign Policy

For Americans, cars are a way of life. They not only take people from one place to another; they also serve as entertainment systems, storage lockers, and status ...

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 ...

NJ Transit gears up for fiscal year 2020

New Jersey Transit's board of directors has approved the Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget and capital programs, along with local projects extending or com...

Highly toxic nanoparticles put urban young at high risk of heart diseases, say researchers  MEAWW

The hearts of people living in urban areas, even those as young as three, are filled with highly toxic air pollution particles, putting them at a massive and ...

Innovations that are the future of the Automotive Industry  Urban Transport News

Rapid advances in technology have been largely responsible for the most recent developments in the automotive industry. These innovations are aimed at ...

Accessible Transport Workshop Held in Izmir - RayHaber  RaillyNews

Deputy Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure with the participation of Enver İskurt Bostanlı Suat Taser Open Air Theater performed "Accessibility of ...

Global Automatic Passenger Countor Market 2019 – Eurotech SpA, Iris, Urban Transportation Associates, Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision – MildMint  MildMint

This report studies the Global Automatic Passenger Countor market size (value and volume) by players, regions, product types and end industries, history data ...

How the SALURBAL Project Is Shining a Spotlight on Urban Health Inequality in Latin America

The narrative about global inequality and poverty often focuses on rural areas in the global south, with a…

Chicago broils as two days of extreme heat set in  Chicago Tribune

A two-day blast of extreme heat began baking the Chicago area Friday morning, as temperature overnight fell only to 81 degrees, a possible record for the day.

This Wheel Can Drive Itself and Steer at 360-Degrees  autoevolution

In a big, crowded city it all comes down to space. As most of the world's metropolises were designed possibly centuries ago, most of them are suffocated by ...

Shuttl Bus: An alternate solution for corporate employees transit  Urban Transport News

Shuttl is India's topmost and largest office commute app. It is the systematised and much-improved version of chartered bus services.

Report card: How charged up are electric buses in Indian cities?  Citizen Matters

In June, the government called for proposals from state transport departments for deployment of 5000 electric buses, to be supported under the FAME-II scheme;

Scooters, Segways and Skates: Latest Vehicles Try to Solve Your Last-Mile Problem  The Wall Street Journal

Electric scooters are suddenly everywhere—but they aren't the only new gadgets that are making it easier and faster to get around.

Q&A: Dunwoody’s economic development czar believes Central Perimeter is the next Midtown  Curbed Atlanta

Head over to Perimeter Mall in the City of Dunwoody, and the amount of forthcoming development would be difficult to miss. At the moment, the ongoing source ...

Karnataka Govt seeks approval of Bengaluru Suburban Rail project  Urban Transport News

Bengaluru MP PC Mohan met Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal requested to speed up approvals for the long-standing Bengaluru Suburban Rail project.

Streetcar Market Research Report by Raw Material, Application, and Geography – Global Forecast To 2024  The Connection

Streetcar Global Market 2019-2024 covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, ...

TransportationPark Buses Moved Up to Kocaeli Population in a Month - RayHaber  RaillyNews

TransportationPark, a subsidiary of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, continues to increase the quality of its services in the field of public transport to ensure the ...

Let's optimize our urban forest for planet's health  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

I am so grateful for local forums on addressing climate change including topics such as alternative transportation, recycling and water and energy conservation.

Transportation app use is at 96% among urban millennials in Indonesia, survey finds  KrASIA

The millennial generation is Indonesia's largest consumer segment and it will stay this way for more than a decade,, a recent report by Indonesian research firm ...

Is mobility as a service (MaaS) a risk to motor retail?  AM

Whether called future mobility, mobility as a *service*, or smart transport, new usage models are likely to affect automotive retailers' sales volumes.

Journal Times editorial: Bipartisan bill clears path for mini-scooters  Journal Times

Let the Bird migration begin. And the Limes, the Spins, the VeoRides, the Ubers and the Lyfts and all the other electric scooters that are champing at the bit to ...

Nairobi to soon roll out Bus Rapid Transit system  Down To Earth Magazine

The city will be the eighth in Africa to adopt BRT system in the last 10 years.

Digging Deeper | How sustainable are India's urban engines?  Moneycontrol

What constitutes urban growth? Is it synonymous with development? Sustainability? Beyond the headlines, how do the denizens of fast growing cities cope?

Jaipur development authority to form urban cell to reduce traffic congestion  Times of India

The Jaipur development authority (JDA) will form an urban traffic cell to improve the traffic situation in the state capital.

East-West load on struggling Metro  Telegraph India

Metro Railway, which takes a lot of flak for failing to run its trains properly, is saddled with the additional responsibility of operating and maintaining East-West ...

President Tunç Soyer What Did 100 Do? - RayHaber  RaillyNews

railway news train news fast train news highway news cable car news rail system auctions and tender results.

Your solution is taxes; mine is tolls  The CT Mirror

Toni Boucher and her former Republican colleagues are pushing a “solution” to Connecticut's transportation funding woes with their go to strategy of borrowing ...

UMN researcher works to make city streets safer for the visually impaired  Minnesota Daily

Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, is working to create an app that uses a Bluetooth system to help visually impaired ...

WPLN Fact-Checked 31 Claims On Mayoral Campaign Websites. Here's What We Found.  WPLN

In the Nashville mayor's race, multiple claims made by candidates on their campaign websites rely on inaccurate statistics or arrive at simplistic.

Wisconsin GOP calls for override of road funds veto | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Senate on Thursday called for a veto override after Gov. Tony Evers' administration announced ...

The Philippines to use autonomous vehicles during SEA Games  OpenGov Asia

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) of the Philippines will be providing autonomous vehicle (AV) *service* in the New Clark City during the ...

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along  TechCrunch

Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?

Criminal Procedure for Receiving a Wheelchair Chair Ticket with Unreal Declaration in YHTs - RayHaber  RaillyNews

railway news train news fast train news highway news cable car news rail system auctions and tender results.

MCSO Reports Multi-vehicle Crash  urbanmilwaukee

All traffic is being diverted off at Drexel Ave. Expect heavy traffic delays.

GRAEF to develop Germantown's 2050 Comprehensive Plan  urbanmilwaukee

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (July 18, 2019) – The Village of Germantown has hired GRAEF to develop its 2050 Comprehensive Plan, which will create guidelines to ...

People on the move including Marks & Spencer, Grey, Refinery29, Engine, and more  The Drum

This week has seen another wave of appointments and departures at brands, media owners and agencies. The Drum has rounded up the key moves from the ...

What is the Automatic Rapid Transit (ART) System that's being tested in Qatar?

ART, the innovative, modern and environment-friendly public transport system, is currently undergoing test runs in Qatar. What exactly is ART and why would it ...

Minneapolis Seeking More Equitable Transportation Alternatives  Next City

"Minneapolis has to first define what is most important to us as a city, and then find the matching approaches in technology to help us meet those goals.”

SAMULAŞ Supports 40 to 375 Guests - RayHaber  RaillyNews

SAMULAŞ in Samsun provides dest transportation support İl to the Provincial Training Coordinators and Responsible Training organized by the Ministry of ...

Sterling Higa: We Have Enough Parking Lots If We Could Just Find Them  Honolulu Civil Beat

The real problem is there's no easily accessible, publicly maintained resource directing drivers to available parking.

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