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Issue / Transit Technology

Technology has shifted both the actual transportation services available and the way that riders interact with transportation options. From demand management systems, intelligent traffic signals, vehicle automation, and new mobility options, technology is altering how the transportation system functions. While the long term outcome of recent mobility additions like ride-hailing services and dockless electric scooters is unknown, these services have already begun to influence regulation and legislation in cities and states. In some cases, technology has also changed the user experience by, for example, making it easier for transit riders to access the bus schedule and to see when their next bus will arrive.

Eno President and CEO Joshua Schank Accepts Position as Los Angeles County Metro’s First Chief Innovation Officer

Earlier this month, Eno President Joshua Schank announced his plans to leave the Eno Center for Transportation. Dr. Schank has accepted...

Eno Begins Work on Exploring “Digital Cities”

The digital and information age has brought about a revolution in transportation services. Today, ubiquitous wireless network...

1997 NEXTEA (Administration Bill) Section-by-Section Summary – Part 1

Part 1 of the section-by-section summary of the Clinton Administration's NEXTEA surface transportation reauthorization proposal.

1997 Senate ISTEA Reauthorization Hearings Part 2 – March 22, 26, and 28, April 7 and 21, May 7 and June 6, 1997

Hearings of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on ISTEA reauthorization held on March 22, 26, and 28, April 7 and 21,...

The People Behind Recent Transportation Innovation

It’s become a common story: while transportation reform advocates continue to beat the drum to fully fund a renewed federal...

2010 Draft Administration Surface Transportation Bill – Section-by-Section Summary

Undated section-by-section summary of a draft surface transportation reauthorization bill produced by the Department of Transportation...

House Science Panel Marks Up Highway Research Legislation

September 18, 2015 Last Thursday, September 10, the committee on Science, Space, & Technology’s subcommittee on Research and...

2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP 21)

Text of Public Law 112-141, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, or MAP-21.

1982 Surface Transportation Assistance Act

Text of Public Law 97-424, the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, which increased federal motor fuels taxes from 4 cents...

1964 Federal-Aid Highway Act

Text of Public Law 88-364, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1964.

1964 Urban Mass Transportation Act

Text of Public Law 88-365, the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964.

Senate Hearing Examines Technology’s Evolving Role in Transportation

July 9, 2015 On July 7, 2015, the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety...

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