Tag: parking


An AI model to predict parking availability

January 10, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

In the ever-changing landscape of smart city innovation, researchers have introduced the Residual Spatial-Temporal Graph Convolutional Neural Network (RST-GCNN), which could help users find an on-street parking space more efficiently. The work is published in the International Journal of Sensor […]

Travel & Public Transit

Why are transit riders who jump fares treated so much more harshly than drivers who steal parking spaces?

September 11, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

It’s time for some fareness. In New York City, the fine for fare jumping (or as our editor found out, not having the right transfer even though she had a Metrocard) is $100. If you are a driver and don’t […]

Impact & Regulations

San Francisco names interim director of transportation

July 18, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) named Tom Maguire as the agency’s interim director of transportation, replacing Ed Reiskin who leaves the agency next month. He will hold the interim position starting August 14 […]

Travel & Public Transit

Tech Trends: Promoting transit in L.A. with parking-guidance technology

June 17, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has spent a great deal of time and money establishing a world-class transportation system that features 165 bus routes covering nearly 1,500 square miles and 93 Metro stations serving almost 100 […]

Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Milking Scooters for Cash Helps Cities Build for the Future

November 6, 2018

Via: Wired

THEY HAVE LANDED in San Francisco, San Diego, Minneapolis. They have squeezed into Charlotte, North Carolina, Miami, and Phoenix. As shared, electric scooters took off some local governments panicked. Others moralized. A few shrugged their shoulders and let the people […]

Travel & Public Transit

Sound Transit expands priority parking permit program for solo drivers

July 30, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Seattle’s Sound Transit Board approved expansion of its parking permit program by providing a reserved parking option for solo drivers at its highest-demand transit facilities. Beginning in October, the permit program will offer weekday commuters driving alone to selected stations […]

Travel & Public Transit

APTA: Mass transit users save $9,686 annually

July 22, 2016

Via: Metro Magazine

The annual savings is $9,686 for a person who switches their daily commute by car to taking public transportation, according to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) July Transit Savings Report. Individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can […]