As part of our ‘City Snapshot’ series, Travis Ota and Wes Frysztacki from the Honolulu Department of Transportation Services explain how Honolulu, isolated on an island 2,200 miles from mainland mobility services, has had to adapt and plan to offer residents viable options for urban travel.
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Michael Kodransky, U.S. Director of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP), explains the challenges behind bus rapid transit (BRT) implementation and the need for a sterner public hand in data management and the integration of services.
Since 2009, the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants programme, has provided a combined $7.1 billion to 554 projects in all 50 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.
The living lab will test a host of potential new accessibility features for the New York subway, including physcial and digital wayfinding.
The guide aims to empower planners and policymakers to reduce carbon emissions from transport, critical to achieving city climate mitigation goals and resiliency plans.
New report from the National League of Cities (NLC) has concluded that a congestion charge across American cities would help tackle congestion and raise money to upgrade ageing infrastructure.
Expanding into citywide service provision in Chicago, Via will bring transit solutions to some of the city's most under-served areas.
A piece of research by Masabi on mass transit riders and the key factors impacting public transport ridership highlights the emerging urban mobility ecosystem.
Simon Laker and John Elliott at Consult Hyperion explain how, after more than a decade of trials and poorly-received launches, open-loop transit payments are now expected to gain significant traction in the U.S.
Despite "investing in buses and new technology, transforming networks, and making operations and maintenance more efficient" FirstGroup have announced plans to split from FirstBus.
The new initiatives will bring mass transit, deliveries and pedestrianisation into focus for the city's administration to assess the best use of space and services.
Innovative partnership between TriMet and Portland General Electric will see Portland's first battery-electric buses powered by wind energy.
The plan to charge drivers a congestion fee in New York is expected to raise US$15 billion for the city's transportation authority.
The North American battery electric vehicle (BEV) market will grow considerably at over 13 per cent from 2019 to 2025, owing to the presence of multiple market players.