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In the few years I have been writing the editorial column for this supplement, I, for the most part, have never referred in any direct way to my…
August 14, 2019
Safr ride-sharing app for women
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A new women-focused ride-sharing app called Safr will be available in downtown Orlando for customers who download the company's app, Ride Safr.…
September 17, 2019
Michigan, Ohio get federal support for autonomous vehicle research
Michigan, Ohio get federal support for autonomous vehicle research
The U.S. DOT is awarding $7.5 million grants to the City of Detroit, the State of Michigan, the University of Michigan and the American Center for…
September 13, 2019
Florida DOT's SunTrax facility includest multi-scenario infield for driverless testing
Florida DOT's SunTrax facility includes multi-scenario infield for driverless testing
Florida DOT is presently deep into construction of SunTrax, a 465-acre facility to test autonomous vehicles in Auburndale. Crews began construction…
September 12, 2019
A recent study published by the personal finance website WalletHub released rankings of the the best and worst U.S. cities for public transportation…
September 12, 2019
Caltrans traffic safety hardware recommendation following Tesla crash into crash attenuator
The crash attenuator involved in the fatal Mountain View crash (right) is seen alongside an undamaged attenuator. Image: Caltrans via NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a Safety Recommendation Report this week as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal crash of a…
September 10, 2019
expanding public transit options for late-shift workers
Image: APTA
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recently released a study—“Supporting Late-Shift Workers: Their Transportation Needs and the…
September 09, 2019