Since the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, contactless fare payments have become the norm, as operators strive to ensure the safety of passengers and staff alike. In her latest article for Intelligent Transport, Carol Schweiger investigates whether the increasing adoption of smarter payments has truly enabled safe, seamless travel…
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Grant recipients will deploy new transportation technologies and services, including microtransit, vehicle automation, integrating ride-hailing services with transit, and contactless fare payments.
The study set out to evaluate the health and economic implications of electric vehicle (EV) adoption.
The app combines different mapping technologies to create customised routes for micromobility devices.
The funding aims to support projects to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase buses and related equipment, as well as projects to purchase, rehabilitate, and construct bus-related facilities.
The University Transportation Centers have been awarded the grants in a bid to accelerate research and education into American transportation solutions.
The policy document - Pathways to the Future of Transportation – is intended to serve as a roadmap for innovators of new cross modal technologies to engage with the Department.
Public transport agencies across the U.S. have sent a joint letter to Congress requesting up to $36 billion in federal aid as part of the next coronavirus relief package.
The funding is from FTA's Mobility for All Pilot Program, an initiative which seeks to improve mobility options and access to vital community services for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and people of low income.
The funding is being allocated to improve and expand public transit services, and aid in the nation's COVID-19 recovery.
Working with scooter firms Tortoise and Go X, the e-scooter fleet in Peachtree Corners can reportedly deliver themselves to a rider's door and return back to a designated parking spot after use.
A U.S. study has found that bike commuting increases by an average of 20 per cent in cities with bike share services, whilst car use decreases and public transit use increases.
A project between two American universities is studying whether shared micromobility services such as e-scooters and bikes can safely and sustainably make up for the transit challenges presented by COVID-19.