Posts Tagged: transit

It’s Time to Invest in Connected, Digitized Transportation

As roads deteriorate and highway fatalities continue to rise, citizen satisfaction with public transportation offerings is faltering. Now more than ever, it is critical for the public sector to invest in digitized transportation.

Transportation Camp – Coming Soon to NY and SF

OpenPlans and Rockerfeller Foundation are presenting TransportationCamp events in NY and SF next month. Advisors for the events include many Gov 2.0 folks, including me. The future of transportation and involvment of stakeholders and innovators is critical, as municipal agencies such as the MTA grapple with major long-term funding imbalances. Tonight, Nick Grossman from OpenPlans… Read more »

Analyzing AASHTO’s “Projects and Paychecks: a One-Year Report on State Transportation Successes under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act”

Cross posted from my website: Streetsblog-Capitol Hill’s Elena Schor posted an interesting analysis a report titled Projects and Paychecks: a One Year Report on State Transportation Successes under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (and a website), released yesterday by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the trade group representing state… Read more »

The Personal Rapid Transit Revolution

As the world searches for an answer to reducing the use of fossil fuels, cities are starting to look to the personal rapid transit (PRT) system as a potential solution. Lately, MISTER, a Polish-based company, has gained increasing notice for their innovative PRT system. MISTER is an acronym for Metropolitan Individual System of Transportation on… Read more »