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Travel and Public transit

Transit App integrates Masabi’s Justride SDK

October 11, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Masabi announced that its Justride SDK is to be integrated into Transit, the most popular public transport app in North America. Users will be able to browse fare types, make payments, and receive mobile tickets — all within the same […]


Vehicles

It’s No Use Honking. The Robot at the Wheel Can’t Hear You

October 10, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

As auto accidents go, it wasn’t much: twelve minutes before noon on a cool June day, a Chevrolet Bolt was rear ended as it crawled from a stop light in downtown San Francisco. What made this fender bender noteworthy was […]


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 […]


Vehicles

GM Buys Lidar Startup Strobe to Help It Deliver Self-Driving Cars

October 9, 2017

Via: Wired

GENERAL MOTORS JUST took another step to prepare itself for the future of driving, acquiring a startup that makes what could prove a key technology to unlock self-driving cars for use in fleets. Cruise, GM’s self-driving car startup, will now […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

Key considerations for electric bus fleet infrastructure

October 9, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Across the country, transit agencies face a growing need to adopt more sustainable operations and maintenance practices, including the use of environmentally friendly products and transportation methods. Air pollution in major cities from Los Angeles to New York, caused in […]


Vehicles

Lamborghini Wants Your Supercar to Teach You to Drive Better

October 6, 2017

Via: Wired

STEFANO DOMENICALI HAS abandoned his uniform. This is a man who, based on his public appearances, lives in suits worth more than your car. He is, after all, the CEO of Lamborghini. Any element of his appearance that doesn’t live […]


Shipping

International Seaways Looking Into Fleet Renewal Opportunities

October 6, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

US-based tanker shipping company International Seaways is reviewing investment opportunities aimed at bolstering its fleet. “For us, as a new company, to come out on the market during a time when asset values are at their lowest in decades is […]


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 […]


Vehicles

Report: Waymo to Announce True Robocar Service

October 5, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Waymo is about to announce that its robocar ride-sharing program in Phoenix will dispense with its backup driver, according to a story in TheInformation.com. That would make it the first-ever commercial application of true self-driving technology. The report cites two […]


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 […]