July 19, 2019 – On July 11, the micromobility company Lime hosted policymakers, academic researchers, advocates, law enforcement officials, and other transportation and public health practitioners for a summit aimed at improving design and operations safety for the new industry of shared electric scooters and bicycles.
Eno Transportation Weekly
July 11, 2019 – Denmark and the Netherlands have become synonymous with cycling, but the policy and cultural specifics of each nation differ.
The introduction of autonomous vehicles puts a fresh perspective on a problem that has existed for over a century: how do we better allocate space in the transportation network that improves the efficiency and safety for all modal users?
January 31, 2019 – After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, a confirmation hearing was held on Tuesday for former National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Nicole R. Nason to fill the role.
December 20, 2018 – Of the 91 BUILD grantee projects announced last week, 27 of the projects (30 percent) include some element relating to bicycles, pedestrians, or complete streets.
December 5, 2018 – While transportation planners often indicate the importance of safety, they must find the tools to measure it to be able to improve upon it, and finding or collecting the necessary data is an important first step.
December 5, 2018 – The rapid introduction of micromobility, such as dockless scooters and bikes, in US cities is showing incredible promise to solve age-old city problems. While the permitting processes can be complex, here is a little advice for cities to consider on three critical areas.
December 5, 2018 – With time running out in the Senate, proponents of autonomous vehicles legislation released a much-revised draft version of the bill this week.
November 15, 2018 – Voters approved far more ballot measures to raise money primarily for roads than for any other mode, but transit and multimodal measures will raise more dollars over the next 20 years, according to Eno’s latest analysis of the 2018 transportation ballot measures.
November 2, 2018 – With the related announcement that the Eno Center has finally put the entire 57-year run of Traffic Quarterly (1947-1981) and Transportation Quarterly (1982-2003) online, some of the Eno staff have taken a look through those archives and singled out some articles that they found interesting or relevant.
October 25, 2018 – As cities begin to explore ways to accommodate new forms of mobility, outdated traffic laws and regulations must similarly shift to ensure everyone’s safety.
July 27, 2018 – Does a new federal excise tax on bicycle tires, as a pay-for for surface transportation infrastructure, make sense?
July 26, 2018 – Earlier this month, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) released preliminary guidelines for cities as they prepare to accommodate “shared active transportation companies” – including dockless bike- and scooter-sharing companies – on local streets.
June 14, 2018 – In last Tuesday’s primary, California voters decided on a mix of state and regional transportation measures.
June 14, 2018 – Dockless bikesharing companies like Lime and Spin have begun to create innovative approaches to overcoming equity challenges and serve those who are bankless or do not have a smartphone.
May 8, 2018 – Mass transit advocates in Nashville, Tennessee were dealt a crushing setback one week ago today when a referendum to approve a $6.6 billion mass transit capital program ($8.9 billion once operating and financing costs were factored in) was rejected by voters by almost a 2 to 1 margin.
April 27, 2018 – Dockless bicycles and scooters have arrived. Since late 2017, several private companies have launched systems in dozens of U.S. cities such as Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Diego, and Dallas, prompting discussions nationwide on how to regulate these mobility devices.
April 13, 2018 – Uber announced Wednesday a series of new initiatives designed to work with cities in addressing challenges related to transportation and technology.
Even without a financial commitment, localities offering their valuable public space for operations are investing in dockless bikeshare companies. As a savvy investor, local governments and agencies must ensure they see measurable returns that advance transportation goals.
March 2, 2018 Over the last decade, pedestrian deaths have been increasing both in number and as a share of all traffic fatalities on US roads.