Metra to open railcar procurement to alternative car designs

Agency received only one response to its initial RFP for new bi-level gallery cars.

FRA to hold second PTC symposium for 41 railroads facing mandate

Set to be held on Monday, July 16, at U.S. DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C., the symposium will discuss best practices for PTC system field and interoperability testing.

Mass. city introduces elevated BRT platforms

New platforms and ramps installed at two bus stops in Everett Square will enable bus riders with wheelchairs, strollers, or carts to board the bus faster.

Lyft to offer discounts for people using bikes, scooters to connect to transit

The company recently acquired Motivate, which runs Citi Bike in New York City and Ford's GoBike program in San Francisco.

Uber terminates 100 self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh

The company plans to replace the jobs with about 55 “mission specialists,” who are trained in both on-road and more advanced test-track operations

Pub Perspective: For many transit agencies, the automated era is here

There is general agreement that a significant deployment of automation-related technologies will be driving at the very least within cities throughout the developed world by mid-century.

Automated Vehicle Deployments Gaining in Popularity

Many new automated vehicle deployments are for fixed-route applications with defined coverage areas, or for first/last mile deployments around a hub.

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