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University of Minnesota Research Shows How Roads Can Be Greener With Driverless Vehicles:




Porous Pavement Project Reaches Milestone in Yellowstone National Park:


An installation of proprietary paving material was combined with recycled rubber tires last month at Yellowstone National Park, marking the largest undertaking of its kind in a multiple-year project ...


This city is letting people try out self-driving cars for free:


If you're visiting Arlington, Texas, and have been itching to try out an autonomous vehicle, you're in luck. Starting Friday, three Drive.ai self-driving cars (and eventually five) will be available ...


Flying Allegiant, Spirit, or Frontier? Here are 12 things you need to know:


The fares are almost always enticing. Phoenix to Las Vegas as low as $31 one-way. Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale for $50. Denver to New York City, $59. All on nonstop flights. Discounters Spirit, Frontier ...


How to Turn a Car Town into a Cycling City:




Tesla Might Go Autopilot in 6 Months - New Neural Network Chip Announced:




Walkable City Rules: Don't Expand City Streets for Self-Driving Cars:


In an AV future, each city street would ideally be allocated a limited number of driving lanes, no more than currently present. Only in this way will our downtowns remain welcoming to more than just cars. ...


Google's Waze Expands Carpooling App to All 50 States:



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Electric Utilities Plot Bullish Course for EV Charging Infrastructure:




The Planet Can't Survive Our Transportation Habits:




Self-driving cars could change the way you get around in retirement:


At The Villages retirement community in central Florida, there are approximately 125,000 residents and about 750 miles of road. And by the end of this year, those streets are slated to have a new service ...


Helena officials discuss changes to 5-point intersections. There won't be any physical changes at the intersections for years.:


At an administration meeting Wednesday, Helena city leaders discussed developments in the plan for the Capital City's notorious five-point intersections. One of those intersections is at Lyndale Avenue ...


What's it like to run errands in a self-driving car? Some Phoenix regulars are sold on Waymo:


Later this year, Alphabet's self-driving car company, Waymo, plans an historic first: offering a self-driving, ride-hailing fleet to the public in the city of Phoenix. After nearly a decade of building ...


US will rewrite safety rules to permit fully driverless cars on public roads:




Autonomous Cars Are Our Real Future:


As one member of the California Transportation Commission notes, the state's planners largely ignore the role of technologies -- including home-based work, ride hailing and autonomous vehicles -- that ...


Cities that make the right moves are the ones that will differentiate themselves and perform over the longer term.:


"It was late one weekday afternoon in Fishers, an affluent Indianapolis suburb with a lot of offices and retail as well as houses, and the traffic was starting to get irritating. There were long waits ...


City of Billings MET Transit's new app is now accessible to public:


The City of Billings MET Transit announced its new automatic vehicle locator (AVL) system is now up and running! This app will allow bus riders to track their bus. This free application is called Double ...


Uber Writes an Equation to Help Cities Measure--and Manage--the Curb:




Let's Improve Missoula's Reserve Street:


We have 66 co-signers so far in just over a day for the following email going to Missoula Development Services on Monday. Today, please provide any additional names of supporters (neighbors, family, ...


Denver Wants Travelers to Ditch Their Cars:




Is it the end of the road for asphalt and concrete?:




Your Next Car Will Be Self-Driving--If You Buy a Car at All:




Driverless cars will arrive in Denver in a meaningful way in five years, according to these experts:




This major European city wants to embrace autonomous cars :


As of yet, there had not been a "significant collaboration" between car manufacturers and city planners. "In order for autonomous vehicles to work well we absolutely have to work together." Anmar ...


Why Alphabet Will Win the Driverless-Car Race:




220,000 EV Drivers in California to Lose Carpool Lane Perk in 2019:


The good news: the Clean Air Vehicle program for electric vehicles will be extended for at least three years. The bad news: not all EVs that have a decal now will be able to be renewed. Congestion ...


Will Congress rescue travelers from excessive airline fees?:


Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to approve funding to keep the Federal Aviation Administration afloat. Right now the bill includes language to curtail "unreasonable" airline fees. The airlines, with ...


Video: Protected bikeways make cities safer and boost the economy:


Bicycling in cities before the days of protected bikeways was either terrifying or exhilarating, depending on your level of risk aversion. As protected bikeways have proliferated, they've made cities ...


Downtown Cincinnati: Parking Not Required:


The Cincinnati City Council voted this week to eliminate parking requirements in vast swaths of the downtown urban core. "It's healthy to move beyond a place where the automobile is the sun in ...


Study Reveals the Futility of Building Out of Traffic Congestion:



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