On Sunday 22 September, roads around London Bridge, Tower Bridge and much of the City of London will be closed in an effort to tackle the city’s air pollution crisis. Read more.
CHICAGO — A Chicago group hopes to make rides on public transportation smoother for expectant moms. Starting next week, you may notice moms-to-be wearing “Baby on Board” buttons while riding on the train or bus. They’re aimed at encouraging other riders to offer up their seats. Read more.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Electric scooters might be coming to the Des Moines metro. Cities such as Milwaukee, Kansas City and Sacramento are taking the leap. The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority hopes to make electric scooters a reality in Iowa. Read more.
The first integrated, automated school bus communication platform will have the ability to track, in real-time, a school bus’ whereabouts. The New York City Department of Education has taken the next step in providing a revolutionary school bus management system for the largest school district in the US by partnering with... read more →
Today I’m driving a tiny car which shares more with my iPhone than a traditional motor car. Sure, this Citroën Ami One looks like a small city car—it has a petite cabin that sits upright on four wheels, is guided by four lights, and has seating for two inside as well as... read more →
Postmates is equipping the latest version of its Serve urban-delivery robots with laser lidar sensors from Ouster to help ensure they avoid bumping into pedestrians and safely navigate sidewalk hazards while making their rounds. Read more.
Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you. Read more.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to use carbon-injected concrete in all construction as part of its climate change solution. The material is now approved for all flat work, like roads and sidewalks, and is being tested for use in vertical projects. Read more
Uber is not alone in its bold plan to become a centralized digital marketplacefor various modes of intra-city movement. Berlin's public transit system, the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), will also risk giving business away to competitors in the short term to become the Amazon of transportation in the long term. Read more.
A small-scale bikeshare program is coming to the Fort Smith riverfront trails and parks. The Fort Smith Board of Directors unanimously approved Tuesday a three-year contract with Zagster Inc. to provide short-term bike rentals at an annual cost of $18,000. Read more.