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Voith to present innovative product solutions for urban transportation at UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019  Automotive World

Product solutions facilitate more efficient public transportation.

Big Data enables better urban transport networks  Phys.Org

The SIADE SaaS (Spatial Decision Support System for Transportation Planning) project essentially marks a change in the positioning of Spanish SME Terrain ...

How Cities Can Ensure Fair, Affordable Transit Amid a Glut of Emerging Transportation Technologies  Pacific Standard

Being an urban transportation planner these days is no walk (or e-scooter ride) in the park. A well-intentioned city official will strive to allocate street space to ...

Transportation: Joblines Bus Will End After August  urbanmilwaukee

Funding for bus to Waukesha County jobs ending and Waukesha doesn't seem to care.

Transportation: Union Pushes Higher Wheel Tax for Transit  urbanmilwaukee

Bus. Photo courtesy of MCTS. The Milwaukee County Transit System is considering reducing bus *service* by 10 percent in 2020 to deal with a $6.4 million ...

Flint MTA Receives Best Urban Transit Agency Award

The Flint Mass Transportation Authority was named today the 2019 Outstanding Urban System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of ...

urban-transportation-challenges-uber-adds-speeds-to-its-movement  Geospatial World

Uber has tried to contribute its bit to overcome this challenge by launching a new feature to its online data toolset titled 'Uber Movement'.

Coming soon: a world without cash

Overall, the move to cashless is more of an evolution than a revolution,” said Shelle Santana, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School.

Funding agreement close at hand for future Russell Street expansion phases  KPAX-TV

Martin Kidston – Missoula Current. The Transportation Policy Coordinating Committee approved a funding strategy on Tuesday that would advance completion ...

Ahead of infrastructure talks, House Democrats release $137B bill | TheHill  The Hill

House Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a $137 billion Transportation and Housing and Urban Development bill, just hours before House Speaker Nancy ...

How Congress, Trump and Obama played favorites with transportation money  Minnesota Public Radio News

The federal government has spent $7 billion on a transportation grant program that often awards money based on political clout and electoral impact, skirting ...

McKinsey report – mobility as a service is the future of U.S. urban transportation

McKinsey has brought out a report that talks about how increasing passenger density in urban spaces is a strong indicator for an increase in ridesharing ...

Democrats advance more spending bills, defying Trump budget requests | TheHill  The Hill

Two House Appropriations subcommittees on Thursday passed spending bills that defy President Trump's requests to slash spending on agriculture, ...

Citi Bikes can now be rented through the Lyft app  The Verge

In July 2018, Lyft announced that it was buying Motivate, the largest bike-share operator in the US, including Citi Bike in New York City. At the time, it was seen ...

Atkins and Vertical Aerospace take urban transportation to the skies  Infrastructure Intelligence

Atkins and Vertical Aerospace are working together on ambitious plans that could revolutionise urban travel.

Saskatoon, Regina seek solutions to urban transportation challenges through new competition  Regina Leader-Post

The Civic Innovation Challenge seeks new technology solutions to urban transportation challenges in Saskatoon and Regina.

5 lessons from cities trying to fix traffic: What Works Next Seattle  POLITICO

Growing cities doesn't have to mean more cars. Some mayors and city councils are trying something new to reduce traffic.

New Padre Island Bridge Approved in Corpus Christi  Corpus Christi Business News

New Corpus Christi bridge to Padre Island planned for 2050.

Bloomington City Council passes transportation plan  Indiana Daily Student

The Bloomington City Council adopted a new transportation plan in a special session Wednesday after deliberating for months and passing 40 amendments.

Cap and Trade: Lawmakers Face Transportation Conundrum  Oregon Business

A historic bill to reduce Oregon's greenhouse gases is on the cusp of passing if fuel suppliers can be brought on board. As cap-and-trade legislation...

PODCAST: Transportation Is the Heart of Cities

When you think about how to build more resilient cities, does transportation come to mind? Whether we realize it or not, mobility – the choices we make to get ...

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. announces the launch of 'THINK NEXT' – A Nordic company to change our view on mobility  TippNews DAILY

OSLO, Norway and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc., the game-changing Silicon Valley ...

Mastercard Partners with Kisio for New Transportation App  Government Technology

By partnering with Kisio and its own City Possible network, Mastercard aims to create a 'mobility-as-a-*service*' platform in which passengers can search, book ...

Imagining Cities With Fewer Cars  POLITICO

The people who run America's cities have been grinding their teeth over what to do about cars ever since 1899, when Henry Bliss was run over by a motorized ...

US$225m for US port infrastructure  Port Strategy

US$225m will be available for US port infrastructure improvements through the FY 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) ...

Atkins and Vertical Aerospace Collaborate to Take Urban Transportation to the Skies - 20 May 2019  WebWire

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is collaborating with electric aircraft company Vertical Aerospace to help develop intercity air taxi services that will ...

Transportation: Illinois Kills Hiawatha Expansion  urbanmilwaukee

The administration of newly-elected Illinois Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker has killed a plan to expand Amtrak Hiawatha *service* between Chicago and ...

Study: Better Transit Helps Latinos Live Healthier Lives  Streetsblog California

Latino-Americans are stuck living in places that are either far from employers or don't have enough transit to serve the frequently car-less population, a new ...

Opinion: Women Safety issues in Public Transportation of Delhi  Urban Transport News

When we generally talk about Women Safety in Public Transportation, we just concentrate on providing safety inside the vehicles rather than ouitside.

DENSO leads $20 million series a funding round in US startup Bond Mobility to develop micromobility services for urban transportation  Automotive World

Investment in dock-less eBike *service* will help DENSO accelerate development of Mobility as a *Service* technologies and systems while protecting the ...

DENSO leads $20M Series A round in Bond Mobility; micromobility services for urban transportation  Green Car Congress

DENSO has taken a stake in Palo Alto, Calif.-based Bond Mobility Inc., a speed eBike sharing company that delivers high-performance micromobility services.

As urban areas grow, so must your approach to waste management  waste360

Waste generation will outpace population growth by more than double by 2050, says a 2018 report by the World Bank.

What Slows Urban Mobility in India?  Fair Observer

India's largest cities are congested. But congestion pricing won't work here because mobility is affected by other factors besides vehicle traffic.

Transportation: Mayor Wants Three Streetcar Extensions  urbanmilwaukee

The Hop existing route and proposed extensions. Red, planned for completion in 2020. Green, engineering and study planned, construction unfunded. A Lower ...

Disruptive developments could curb carbon emissions  Khaleej Times

Global passenger transport will increase nearly three-fold between 2015 to 2050, from 44 trillion to 122 trillion passenger- kilometres....

At World Built Environment Forum, the Promises and Perils of Transportation Technology  Engineering News-Record

Transportation infrastructure will need technology to help meet the needs of a growing urban population, and political will to fuel major projects and investor ...

Indonesia: accelerating urban transportation development with public-private partnership  The Business Times

The country's rapid urban transportation development is creating vast opportunities for collaboration and investments for the private sector. Indonesia's steady ...

Cars sometimes block uptown’s new bike lane. The city is trying to stop them.  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte's new protected bike lane is open — but not everyone has gotten the hang of it quite yet. Leaders opened the city's first permanent, protected bike lane, ...

All Aboard the Electric Bus – Modern Public Transport Powered by Electricity is Coming Back  Resilience

In 2011, the electric-vehicle manufacturer BYD Auto unveiled an early model of an electric bus at an industry conference in Belgium. The head of BYD in Europe, ...

Take this test: See if you can find the new bridge to Padre Island  Corpus Christi Caller-Times

The City Council approved a long-range plan that includes a second bridge to Padre Island. You'd never guess from the wording of the ordinance.

California May Curb City Control of Micromobility  CityLab

If the California legislature passes AB 1112, cities can't require companies like Bird, Lime, and Jump to limit numbers, meet equity goals, or fully share data.

What Slows Urban Mobility in India - and How to Fix It  Knowledge@Wharton

Like many countries, India's largest cities are congested. But congestion pricing won't work because mobility is affected by other factors besides vehicle traffic, ...

China Focus: Shenzhen pioneers new dimension in urban transport - Xinhua |  Xinhua

by Xinhua writers Hu Tao, Wang Feng. SHENZHEN, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Pressing a button to call a helicopter to a rooftop, once the stuff of sci-fi stories, could ...

Global Hydraulic Motors Market Analysis & Forecast 2019-2024: Anticipating a CAGR of 4.77% with Piston Motors Dominating -  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

KMRL writes UMTC to prepare revised bus route rationalisation study  Urban Transport News

Kochi Metro Rail Limited has written a letter to Gurgram based consultancy firm UMTC to prepare revised report on route rationalization study on buses.


Commuter rail and public bus services industry includes sub sections of urban transit systems, interurban and rural bus transportation and other urban ...

SANDAG officials divided on new transportation plan  Coast News

A new proposal to invest in transit and eliminate highway projects in North and East counties is ongoing between the board and SANDAG's executive director.

Urban Rail Transit Market: Asia Pacific Regional Market Expected to Account for More Than 1/3rd of the Total Market Value Share by 2026 End  Market Industry Reports

The global urban rail transit market can be segmented based on transit type, autonomy level, components, and region. In terms of transit type, the global urban ...

Urban Rail Transit Market to Generate Huge Revenue in Industry by 2026  Market Research Gazette

Key players operating in the global urban transit market are SIEMENS AG, Alstom S.A., Knorr-Bremse AG, Bombardier Transportation, Hitachi Ltd., Ansaldo STS, ...

New York Experiments with a 'Holy Grail' to End Gridlock  POLITICO

The first American city is about to try congestion pricing. Will it be a miracle or meh?

New Player at Urban Transport Arena - iHLS  i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security

This post is also available in: he עברית (Hebrew). Aerospace giant Boeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV), ...

Usain Bolt launches two-seater electric vehicle which starts at $9,999  CNBC

Usain Bolt's Mobility company has launched a two-seater, all-electric and zero-emission vehicle. Dubbed the Bolt Nano, it was unveiled at the VivaTech ...

In store or online — what's the environment-friendly way to shop?  Ensia

Some say yes, with all those trucks heading out into suburbia to deliver your latest gadget, fashion garment or book. But online retailers insist theirs is the ...

Has Seattle Found the Solution to Driving Alone to Work?  POLITICO

How a fast-growing city has invested heavily in mass transit alternatives to keep a lid on gridlock.

Americans support an adequately funded national transportation policy  Tacoma Daily News

Nearly eight in 10 Americans (78 percent) believe a national transportation policy that will improve the reliability, accessibility, mobility, and safety of the nation's ...

How Kevin Faulconer Touched Off a Historic Debate About San Diego's Transportation Future  Voice of San Diego

SANDAG Executive Director Hasan Ikhrata has laid out a controversial vision for a transit system that is convenient but expensive. Conservatives are laying out ...

Uber’s Stock Disappoints, Capping a Rocky Path to Its I.P.O.  The New York Times

Last year, investment bankers said the company could be valued at $120 billion upon its I.P.O. That number has declined in recent weeks.

Uber Data Reveals Motoring Slower Than Walking In Many Cities  Forbes

Ever thought driving in cities was a bit pedestrian? New data from Uber shows you're right – average speeds on some London streets for motorists are as low as ...

Dr. Kamal Soi, Ph.D. | Member-National Road Safety Council  Urban Transport News

Internationally acclaimed Electric Vehicles, Road, Rail Safety Scientist, Sustainable Transport, & Smart City Expert.As Member- National Road Safety Council.

Eno Staff to Participate in Infrastructure Week 2019  Eno Transportation Weekly

May 9, 2019. Eno staff will participate in several events during Infrastructure Week, May 13-20, 2019. Register for our webinars and check out these ...

B2C Mobility Sharing – The Future of Urban Mobility 2.0  Market Industry Reports

The global B2C mobility sharing market is primarily driven by the lower vehicle ownership across several developing nations coupled with increased per capita ...

Izmir Carriage 35 Million People Carried, 67 Traveled Around The World  RaillyNews

60.000 has been providing uninterrupted *service* for 8 for more than 35 railroad and cable car news, auctions and results.

MOBI Announces Citopia, the Second Phase of the MOBI Grand Challenge, with Judges Panel from the Government of Singapore, United Nations, EU, and Architects of the Smart Cities Challenge (USA) Among Others  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), a nonprofit consortium that counts the majority of the world's ...

Transportation for Smart Cities Market | Future of Urban Transportation  Amazing Newspaper

A smart city is a municipality that uses information and communication technologies in order to increase operational efficiency, share information with the public, ...

Promoted, rail, union station, parking, parking garage, train station, railroad, induced demand, urban planning, New Haven, Connecticut  Streetsblog California

Connecticut leaders are moving ahead with a $60-million parking garage next to another garage at New Haven's Union Station instead of housing because the ...

Scooters, bike lanes and sidewalks: Where Nashville's mayoral candidates stand on transportation  The Tennessean

Most are skeptical of scooter regulations in the city and agree safer bike lanes and sidewalks are important.

Didi launches open platform for smart transportation, AI services  TechNode

Ride-hailing giant Didi has launched an open platform for smart transportation, giving enterprises and developers access to its artificial intelligence (AI) ...

Hyderabad Metro: Delay in project lead to cost overrun of Rs2,600 crores  Urban Transport News

Hyderabad Metro rail projects has led to the cost escalation of about 16% from Rs.16571 crores to Rs.18971 crores due to various delays in projects.

Delhi Metro celebrates its Silver Jubilee, completed 25 years  Urban Transport News

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) celebrated Silver Jubilee ceremony on Friday, May 3 on completion of its 25 years foundation.

Uber is convenient for city commuters — but bad for cities  NBC News

Uber's impact on cities has been immense over its 10-year history. The ride-hailing app has gone from being a cheaper and easier black car *service* to a more ...

Singapore-Malaysia Metro Line Project Put on Hold  Next City

Plus two big orders advance fuel-cell technology for transit vehicles, and more in this week's New Starts.

Urban Studies Institute Receives $250000 Grant To Study Mobility Challenges, Improve Health Outcomes  Georgia State University News

The Urban Studies Institute was awarded $250000 to study mobility challenges limiting low-income patients in accessing healthcare and related resources.

Foreign Investment in Iran Industries Down 67%  Financial Tribune

Iran approved $914.45 million worth of foreign investments during the period from March 2018, to February 2019, which shows a 67.4% decline compared to the ...

Simulating the city: Transport modelling technology maps the future of urban travel  Verdict

A transport modelling technology that simulates the movement of people and vehicles is set to provide the foundation for future transport technologies.

ZUPCO ordered to lower urban fares by 50 percent to counter kombi hikes | Zimbabwe News Now

HARARE – The government is sinking more money in urban transportation after announcing a reduction in fares of its already subsidised ZUPCO bus network.

Smarter cities lead to brighter futures: How IoT is changing urban areas  Open Access Government

Sascha Giese explores how smart cities are becoming the future of urban areas, and the challenges that the public sector needs to overcome.

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 ...

Why Racial Disparities in Asthma Are an Urban Planning Issue  Next City

African-Americans are three times more likely to die from asthma as whites. In Philadelphia and elsewhere, how can outcomes improve with changes to housing ...

A Guide to the Runoff Election and Its Heated Controversies  303 Magazine

The first Denver mayor election didn't give the city a winner, so another election is being held with two candidates - Michael Hancock & Jamie Giellis.

World's first electric-powered air taxi to launch 'by 2025'

Emissions-free craft unveiled by German company Lilium aims to hit the skies in five years.

Is Lorain Avenue the new 'heart' of Ohio City? These urban entrepreneurs seem to think so  freshwatercleveland

A decade after Ohio City leaders began trying to capitalize on the success of West 25th St. by luring new businesses to Lorain Avenue, local entrepreneurs are ...

ALD Automotive signs global agreement with Chargepoint Inc.  Urban Transport News

As part of its commitment to shaping the future of sustainable mobility, ALD Automotive has signed an international agreement with ChargePoint, Inc.

Townhouses with an urban feel in suburban Chantilly, Va.  Washington Post

With their brick facades accented by shingled bays, the townhouses at Rockland Village Green look like they belong in an urban neighborhood. But these ...

Global Automatic Passenger Countor Market Growth 2019 | Eurotech SpA , Iris , Urban Transportation Associates , Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision , Dilax Intelcom  Canyon Tribune launched a new report namely Global Automatic Passenger Countor Market Data Survey Report 2025, offering market view by regions with ...

Campaign Cash: Menard to Get Honorary Doctorate  urbanmilwaukee

John Menard, Jr., mega-GOP campaign contributor and recipient of record penalties for environmental violations in Wisconsin, is set to receive an honorary ...

Electric Class 8 Urban Truck Archives  TechnoBleak

Canadian maker of electric buses announced upcoming release of an electric truck built to withstand extreme North American weather. Lion Electric, an electric ...

Jet Powered 5-Seater Self Flying Aircraft Unveiled  CryptoNewsZ

A startup company from Germany has revealed an all-electric self-flying 5 seater prototype of an air taxi. The German-based company, Lilium on Thursday ...

Delhi minister questions DMRC for delay in evacuation process  Hindustan Times

Delhi's transport lifeline — the Delhi Metro system — on Tuesday faced major criticism from the Delhi government and commuters for delay in evacuating ...

Decision on e-scooter law is on the way, Government says  The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil: the vehicles are effective, efficient and help to ease congestion.

Some Urban Observations From My Mexico Vacation  Streetsblog Los Angeles

My family recently spent eleven days vacationing in central Mexico. I don't claim to be an expert on Mexico or Mexican cities, but I did observe some things that I ...

ICAT to host 3 days ‘NuGen Mobility Summit’ in November 2019  Urban Transport News

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November 2019.

Market analysis: Smart Transportation Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.68 % during the forecast period of(2019 – 2024) | 360 Market Updates  Davenport Journal

Global “Smart Transportation Market” report provides a detailed analysis of the market from 2018 to 2023. Smart Transportation market report focuses on market ...

Navigating Downtown Kansas City's Ring Of Highways Is Throwing Pedestrians For A Loop  KCUR

Matt Staub considers himself to be a forward-thinking guy. And lately, he's been wondering whether, if he'd been a city leader in the 1950s, would he have.

5th Smart Cities 2019 India Expo Inaugurated in Delhi  Krishi Jagran

The 5th Smart Cities India 2019 expo, including Transport India, Solar India, Buildings India and Water India expos, was inaugurated by Shri Durga Shanker ...

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.

MoveInSync promises to get you a cab for your daily office commute  Urban Transport News

MoveInSync has now expanded its portfolio with a new pooled cab *service* for office employees built on the promise that the vehicle will run on time.

Tokyo Olympics' competition format of urban sports to be decided in July - Xinhua |  Xinhua

TOKYO, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said Thursday that they will decide on a concrete competition format for ...

NextGen Technology: How drones will change the future of railways  Urban Transport News

Can a small fleet of drones assure the safety and reliability of railways and, at the same time, help railway operators save billions of euros each year?

In Illinois, Cars And Trucks Top Coal As Biggest Global Warming Contributor  Better Government Association

Suburban drivers, Amazon deliveries and Uber rides are now the bigger source of greenhouse gases, presenting a new challenge for policy.

Bill Would Renew Metro Safety, Funding Provisions

Today, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) and U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-MD) introduced new legislation to ...

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