Transportation Technology

Issues & Modes / Transportation Technology

A technological revolution has shifted the transportation services available to customers and the way they interact with those 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 ridehailing 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.

Webinar: Bus Electrification: The Role Agencies Can Play in Workforce Equity

Transit agencies around the country have been exploring ways to transition to zero-emission bus fleets, and that exploration is poised...

Long Road, Tough Choices Ahead for Biden Car-Charging Pledge

Robert Puentes discusses electric vehicle adoption and infrastructure expansion as a way reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Research on Low Speed Automated Vehicles Demonstrates Their Limitations and Potential

During the final week of the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, the Transit Cooperative Research Program released...

Webinar: Introducing Platform-Based Approaches to Public Transit

Platform technology is changing the way we consume products and services in many aspects of our lives. Netflix and Spotify have changed...

Census Releases Full 2019 ACS Data, Including Commute Patterns

The Census Bureau this week released the full dataset for the 2019 American Community Survey, including 1-year and 5-year aggregate...

Webinar: Toward Universal Access

This webinar is an overview of Toward Universal Access: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions, which is the fourth...

Toward Universal Access: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions

Toward Universal Access is part of our research report series examining the FTA Sandbox Program in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound...

Guest Op-Ed: Transit Agencies Continue to Renew Their Missions and Reinvent Service

In 2020, all at once, public transportation providers were forced to confront multiple and varied challenges. Transit rose to the...

Webinar Recap: Transportation Spending and Planning in the Time of COVID

The coronavirus pandemic has hammered state and municipal budgets across the United States. A recent analysis from the National League...

MOD Fare Integration for Transit: A Case Study in the Los Angeles and Puget Sound Regions

MOD Fare Integration for Transit is part of our research report series examining the FTA Sandbox Program in the Los Angeles and Puget...

Guest Op-Ed: Annoyance and Drones: How Optimizing Flight Paths Can Reduce Potential Noise Impacts

Drones are cost effective and easy to operate. However, the same physical characteristics that make multicopter drones appealing, such...

MAXimum Impact Webinar: The Future of Telework in Transit

This webinar was part of Eno's MAXimum Impact Webinar Series, a unique learning opportunity exclusively for Eno/MAX participants and...

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