FDOT, Fla. Poly partner to develop transportation tech facility

SunTrax includes a 2.25-mile oval track on a 400-acre site in Polk County, centrally located between Tampa and Orlando. 

APTA names new sr. director, government affairs

Andrew Brady most recently worked for retiring Rep. Richard Hanna (NY-22) as the deputy chief of staff and legislative director. He had previously served Rep. Hanna as a legislative assistant in 2011 and 2012.

FTA awards $5M to improve tribal transit programs

Combined with $25 million a year in tribal formula funds, funding for Tribal Transit was increased to $30 million annually under the FAST Act.

U.S. DOT issues policy for testing, deployment of automated vehicles

Vehicle performance guidance uses a 15-point Safety Assessment to set clear expectations for manufacturers developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.

Transit Infrastructure Must Be Made Resilient to the Effects of Climate Change

The transportation system of metropolitan New York was significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy — including New York City subway and Amtrak rail tunnels damaged by flooding — and the after effects are still being addressed.

Crossrail Transforms London Transport to Move Millions

As one of Europe’s largest construction projects, Crossrail will transform rail transport in London, increasing rail capacity in central London by 10%, supporting regeneration and cutting journey times across the capital.

Automated and Connected Vehicle Tech Offers Promise for Transit Agencies

Automated and connected vehicle technology has the potential to change all aspects of mobility and disrupt both public and private transportation as we know it. As Google, Uber, the automobile industry, and other organizations continue to make rapid technological advances in connected and automated vehicle technology, it is vital that public transit agencies consider these changes in their strategic planning.

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