A Long-Term Solution for Scooter Sharing

San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?

D.C. Prepares to Launch Transportation as a Service

The city wants to boost for-hire vehicle occupancy rates, while also improving low-income residents’ access to transportation and reducing traffic congestion.

Better Data Management is Key to Denver’s Smart City Aspirations

The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.

Looking at Bus Stop Improvements and Transit Ridership Impacts

While research is limited, one study found that “improved bus stops are associated with a statistically significant increase in overall ridership and a decrease in paratransit demand.”

The Interstate Corridors Most Primed for Autonomous Trucks

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Who Will Regulate Hyperloop?

Virgin Hyperloop One fancies itself a railroad, but the question is far from decided as the company nears the end of feasibility studies in several cities and states.

Electric Bicycles Race Ahead of City and State Rules

Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.

Contract Recommendation Prompts ‘Day Without Scooters’ in Santa Monica

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One Step Closer to Rules That Will Reshape Uber and Lyft in N.Y.C.

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City in Florida Makes Scooter Intruders Think Twice

Barging into town unannounced can have competitive consequences.

At Crossroads for Dockless Bikeshare, Seattle Chooses to Go Big

Although Ofo is pulling its yellow bikes from the streets, leaders in the Emerald City have authorized an expansion of the popular privately operated dockless bikes.

This Georgia County Integrated GIS With Its Transportation System to Improve Mobility

State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.

N.Y.C. Council Vote Looms on Capping Number of Uber and Lyft Vehicles

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A Federal Court Will Deal With the Latest Flashpoint in the E-Scooter Wars

As Bird and other companies feel local regulatory heat across the nation, a recent legal action in Milwaukee is worth watching.

Chicago’s Parking Garages Are Ready for AVs

“There can’t be an autonomous future without autonomous parking,” said SpotHero CEO Mark Lawrence.

What Governor-Led Autonomous Vehicle Adoption Should Look Like

The transition to self-driving vehicles could breed more congestion, not less, in the short term, one new report predicts. How should states prepare the proper policy environment?

In and Around Boston, the Green Line Gets Many Green Lights

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A Maryland County Uses Interactive Maps to Design Bicycle Master Plan

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Thinking About How to Manage L.A.’s Future Drone-Filled Skies

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Determining Once and for All How the ‘Gig Economy’ Impacts Transit

Cities like Sacramento are helping pilot a new measure of interaction between travel modes.

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