December 10, 2013
On a recent demonstration route, HyperCharger recorded an average of eight charges and 240 miles per day utilizing 100% on-route charging.
Approximately 70% of game attendees will need to arrive by mass transportation – via bus, train, and high occupancy vehicles.
May stymy transportation goals for the region if the agency does not receive $1.7 million in a supplemental appropriations bill. Its only other option may be to draw money from local transit providers such as SMART and DDOT.
Possible new projects include enabling all residents to get to two transit routes within a quarter-mile of where they live or work, and having transit operation hours mirror the times people travel to and from work. UTA is also working on a distance-based fare system.
Royal Beuk BV, a Dutch luxury bus company, is outfitting 20 vehicles with a system that is designed to detect if a driver is becoming drowsy. The technology, created by Seeing Machines, uses infrared light and a camera to track eye movements.
Bus operations will continue with regular service while a vote by the full union membership is scheduled for Thursday. Both parties have been in contract negotiations throughout the summer and fall.
December 9, 2013
The Affiliated Test Bed will focus on deployment of Connected Vehicle technology, the wireless exchange of critical safety, and operational data between vehicles and specific road infrastructure like traffic signals.
To comply with the new voluntary industry standard known as WC18, wheelchair tiedowns or other securement devices must pass two different dynamic strength tests.
December 6, 2013
The extension, which was recommended by the RABA staff, is set to begin July 1, 2014.
Will focus on the changes made to the program in MAP-21 and highlight the expansion in available project eligibility and growth in grant applications.
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