Author: Paul Lewis

Sound Transit, Metro facing big drops in funding as coronavirus downturn takes hold

Paul Lewis provides a national perspective about transit economic loss in relation to the Sound Transit region.

‘They’re getting pummeled’: Travel industry reeling from coronavirus concerns, anxiety

Paul Lewis discusses the impacts of coronavirus on domestic and international travel, as well as falling oil prices.

U.S. Senate Holds Coronavirus Hearing as Disease Spreads

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) convened a hearing of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space to discuss the coronavirus effects on the...

The Effects of Coronavirus on Transportation

The Centers for Disease Control said this week it is expecting that the COVID-19 virus will spread to the United States. With cases and...

Cities Deploy Smart-Parking Technologies

“Some cities are experimenting with variable price parking, dynamically priced, so parking spaces are always available, relative to...

Driverless Shuttles Make Headway in the U.S.

Paul Lewis comments on how shuttle companies are trying to have a platform to test their products, to see how well their vehicles and...

Data on Demand: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions

Data on Demand is the second paper in our research report series examining the Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound...

FCC Posts Proposed Rule to Reallocate 5.9 GHz Spectrum, Seeks Comments

In line with a general policy of allowing more flexible use of radio frequency spectrum, the Federal Communications Commission’s...

Transportation, Infrastructure Part of Arizona Tech Council 2020 Legislation Priorities

Paul Lewis discusses the importance of building digital infrastructure for transportation.

Recent Transit Strikes Show the Pitfalls of Contracting Services for the Wrong Reasons

Unlike many of their counterparts in Europe and Asia, most public transit agencies in the United States directly operate fixed-route...

USDOT Publishes Proposed Rule on Remote ID for Drones

In the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) world, nothing has been more critical to public policy than Remote ID. This system would enable...

House T&I Committee Holds Joint Hearing on Freight, Setting the Groundwork for Reauthorization

Freight is becoming a more important piece of federal transportation policy. Despite freight’s vital role in the national economy,...

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