“It’s healthy to move beyond a place where the automobile is the sun in which society rotates around.” Cincinnati Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld —
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- Many fatal crashes around Helena in 5 years may have been avoidable, data show
“There are simple things you can do to save your life, and they don’t cost you a dime,” said Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton.
- Don’t Ask When Self-Driving Cars Will Arrive—Ask Where
One of the deciding factors in where those geofences get built is regulation.
- New Traffic Management Tech Coming to Downtown Las Vegas
“The future is now, and government must be ready to embrace technologies that can help to address community issues and make cities more livable,” Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman
- In Oslo, Streets for People, Not Cars
Starting in 2019, the Norwegian capital will restrict the use of vehicles in its city center, following a global trend to make popular tourist destinations more pedestrian-friendly.
- 11 Futuristic Traffic Lights That Could Make Roads Safer
Traffic lights have changed little over the last century or so, but these propose some significant changes to this ubiquitous technology.
- University of Washington expansion approval includes requirement that no more than 12 percent of students and employees commute by driving alone by 2028
New construction to accommodate another 7,000-plus students and employees.
- Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway
The business consultancy McKinsey has estimated automotive data could be worth $450 billion to $750 billion worldwide by 2030.
- Smart Columbus Encourages Uber Drivers to Go Electric
Smart Columbus, the multimillion-dollar effort to reimagine wide swaths of the transportation sector in the city, is making grants available to drivers of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to phase out their gas-powered car and buy an electric vehicle.
- Planning key to solve looming Flathead traffic crunch
“Flathead County is going to be 150, 160,000 people or more. And how is the state highway system going to handle it?” said Montana Department of Transportation District Administrator Ed Toavs.
- Rivian develops long-lasting AI battery
Electric-vehicle startup Rivian has developed an artificial intelligence charging system that could extend a car’s battery life roughly three times longer than a traditional battery.
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