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Fill-er Up at the new pump - New hybrid flow battery can release electricity or hydrogen:


The filling station of tomorrow could be able to service electric and hydrogen-fueled cars from not only the same location, but the same pump thanks to a potentially revolutionary breakthrough by ...


Oil Owns Gas Stations. Who Will Own EV Charging Stations?:




Driverless technology is closer than you might think:




New Traffic Signals in London Will Give Pedestrians the Green Light By Default:




Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan Focuses on People, Not Cars:


Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan is "among the more ambitious long-term urban planning projects in American cities," this article. Released in 2015, the plan's work is not done. Story by Daniel ...


The Vancouver Model of Traffic Safety Includes Trees:


In the 1990s, the city began converting side streets into "bike boulevards" and pursued a "greenways" plan that tore out asphalt and concrete in some places to make park-like streets where biking and ...


RFQ for Street Pavement Management System in Missoula, Montana:


The City of Missoula, Montana, is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified engineering consultants to provide professional services for City of Missoula street pavement assessment and development ...


Autonomous vehicles won't only kill jobs. They will create them, too:


New technology is often met with fear, and self-driving cars are no different. Americans are hesitant to trust autonomous vehicles, according to the Pew Research Center. Two fatal accidents this year ...


The LeBron James Interview About Bicycles:




This new apartment building will pay you to ditch your car:




Traffic Data in Tampa Gets the AI Treatment:


"The goal is to demonstrate to the entire community, and the region, if not the nation, that this is a good idea and it's worth investing in, and expanding," said Vik Bhide, manager of Smart Mobility ...


What Happens If Parking Structures Become Obsolete? Design parking garages so they can easily become housing:


As a future where there are vastly fewer cars becomes possible, we should consider future-proofing new parking lots to make sure they can easily transition into other uses once they're no longer needed. ...
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Data Suggests Free Wi-Fi, Charging Stations Help Drive Rest Stop Choices:




Uber and Lyft won't solve traffic. Local governments must step in. - The Washington Post Editorial Board:


THOUGH RIDE-HAILING services have previously been accused of exacerbating traffic and disrupting local transportation, pooled options such as UberPool and Lyft Line have generally avoided such criticism. ...


Tesla Says Its New Self-Driving Chip Is Finally Baked:


For Tesla owners, there's still no timeline for those promised full self-driving capabilities, but Musk did say a coast-to-coast demonstration drive might be possible by the end of the year. (Something ...


How Do You Fix A Broken Street? Portland Tries On Division - How about Reserve Street in Missoula?:


Kim Stone's son did everything right. It was October 2013. Joe Stone was headed from his family's East Portland home to his mom's office downtown. He was 25 and going back to school. He wanted Stone's ...


Colorado Will Develop a Digital Highway Using Connected-Vehicle Technology:




Mass. Lawmakers Set Storage Target, Raise RPS, Overturn Rooftop Solar Demand Charge:




Sacramento Eases Into the Self-Driving Scene:


Quick, think of a California hotbed of technological might. There's Silicon Valley, duh. And enterprising Silicon Beach, down in the state's sunny, laidback southland. But cast thine eyes north, young ...


Can Frisco's new fleet of autonomous vehicles help people get used to idea of a driverless future?:


The project will help demonstrate what it takes to pave the way to an autonomous driving future. It could answer key questions, among them: Can shared autonomous vehicles become a new kind of public transit? ...


Don't Enact a 'Lazy' Ride-Hailing Tax:




Machine Vision System Spots Roadways in Need of Repair:


For cities and municipalities, surveying roads that require repair and resurfacing can be tedious, time-consuming work. But a Pittsburgh-based startup is trying to automate some of that process, using ...


Ford Commits to Spend $4 Billion on Autonomous Vehicles:




Highways aren't the answer, traffic jams can't be stopped, says Washington transportation chief Richard Millar:


Highways won't cure Washington state's traffic woes and preventing congestion is impossible, said Roger Millar, head of the Washington state Department of Transportation. At a meeting of the American ...


Waymo partners with Walmart to shuttle customers in self-driving cars:


Alphabet's Waymo announced Wednesday that it will begin a pilot program with Walmart to shuttle customers to and from stores to pick up their groceries. The new initiative is part of a series of partnerships ...


CityHawk eVTOL flying car entering "full-scale development":


Israel's Urban Aeronautics (UA) has announced it's going into full-scale development of its CityHawk VTOL flying car. The first manned flights of this hybrid-powered, 170 mph six-seater will take ...


GM launches a peer-to-peer car sharing service:


General Motors announced the launch of a peer-to-peer rental program on Tuesday, allowing GM owners to list their vehicles to rent through the automaker's car-sharing platform. Dubbed Peer Cars, ...


Yanmar's robotic tractors bring autonomous vehicles out to farm:


We've had autonomous cars, autonomous trucks, and autonomous buses, and now Osaka-based diesel engine manufacturer Yanmar is introducing a new line of robotic tractors. On October 1, 2018, the company ...


Self-driving pioneer foresees industry future with autonomous vehicles:


Sebastian Thrun is considered to be one of the advanced thinkers of Silicon Valley. He invented Google Street View for Alphabet, Google's parent, and wrote the first code for an autonomous car. The Alphabet ...


Rather than demonizing driving--let's just stop subsidizing it:



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