Maryland universities to track transit patterns of Baltimore residents

by • 1 year ago

A group of university researchers and state authorities will monitor the movements of 1,000 Baltimore residents with the goal of improving transit "through an equity lens."

Delaware city to pilot all-in-one public transit app in 2021

by • 1 year ago

A new app from Via Transportation is hoped to provide greater accessibility as residents of Georgetown, Delaware, consider dozens of transit options.

Los Angeles used Signal to plan controversial vehicle-tracking program

by • 1 year ago

Emails obtained by the Los Angeles Daily News show city transportation officials used an encrypted messaging service to discuss a vehicle-tracking program and did not save the correspondence.

D.C. groups oppose city's real-time vehicle location tracking policy

by • 1 year ago

A policy enacted in February by the D.C. transportation department requiring companies to share ride data in real time is facing escalating criticism from privacy advocates and neighborhood groups.

Uber wins approval to test self-driving cars in California

by • 2 years ago

The ride-hailing company is ramping back up on autonomous vehicle testing after a collision in March 2018 that killed a pedestrian.

AV standards 'insufficient' for manufacturers, agency heads say

by • 2 years ago

Autonomous vehicles need federal safety standards more stringent than an existing patchwork of inconsistent state regulations, U.S. transportation officials told the Senate Commerce Committee.

New York City debuts for-hire vehicle data hub

by • 2 years ago

A new data hub from New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission will grant residents and officials insight into the way for-hire vehicles move around the city.

Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

by • 2 years ago

A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

Denver puts bus and rail info on Uber app

by • 3 years ago

A Denver transit agency became the first to integrate its schedule into the ride-hailing app, and will soon start selling rail and bus passes through Uber, too.