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Category: Impact & Regulations


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

This week in the future of cars: let’s get this driverless thing moving

October 13, 2017

Via: Wired

THE MOMENTUM BUILDS. This week we saw a bunch of schemes to get self-driving cars on the road. The state of California released the latest draft of its regulations to make it easier for driverless cars to be on public […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Harmon Brothers Charter Service joins Trailways network

October 13, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Atlanta-based Harmon Brothers Inc. joined Trailways Transportation System Inc., the well-known bus brand in North America. Harmon Brothers Charter Service (HBCS) was founded in 1979. As part of Trailways, it will be known as Harmon Brothers Trailways. With a current […]


Impact & Regulations

FHWA Grants Six States Money for Alternative Revenue Projects

October 10, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The Federal Highway Administration has divided $15.5 million between six states that are exploring alternative ways to fund highway and bridge projects. According to a press release issued Oct. 6, the Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives grant program is imperative […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Conduent launches new mobile payment app for U.S. transit

October 5, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Today, Conduent Inc. announced the Conduent Seamless® Transportation System, a secure mobile payment app, is now available to public transit agencies in the U.S. and will be on display at the annual American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo. Available to […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Women in Transportation: Alice Bravo

October 4, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

With a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s in business administration, Alice Bravo graduated and hit the ground running. She began her professional career at design firm PBS&J (now called Atkins) in 1991 as a bridge designer and […]


Impact & Regulations

The tricks and treats California can use to banish fossil fuel cars

October 3, 2017

Via: Wired

THERE’S A BIG, buzzy trend sweeping the planet. Countries and municipalities like the United Kingdom, Norway, France, the Netherlands, India, and China have all made a similar pledge: They’re going to kick their gasoline-powered car habit in the next few […]


Impact & Regulations

Senators reach deal on self-driving car bill

September 28, 2017

Via: The Hill

Two key senators announced late Wednesday that they have reached a bipartisan agreement which that remove some regulations making it harder to get self-driving cars on roads. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Gary Peter (D-Mich.) said […]


Impact & Regulations, Travel and Public transit

Can Public Transportation Save the World from Climate Change?

September 26, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

As the Paris climate change agreement was being put together, debated, and finalized in December 2015, it was becoming increasingly clear that cities would be an important, if not essential, factor in whether nations could meet their greenhouse gas reduction […]


Impact & Regulations

Uber loses license to operate in London

September 25, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Transport for London (TfL) informed Uber London Ltd. that it will not be issued with a private hire operator license after expiration of its current license at the end of September. TfL’s regulation of London’s taxi and private hire trades […]


Impact & Regulations

Louisiana Regulators Allow More Truckers to Haul Hazardous Waste

September 22, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Louisiana regulators Sept. 20 allowed more companies to haul toxic waste in the state. But the Public Service Commission did not go as far as a newly passed state law demands, which will force the courts, ultimately, to decide how […]