Tag Archives: Mobility

The Promise and Challenges of Automated Technologies Webinar

​Industry-leading experts from Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute’s Center for Vulnerable Road User Safety, and Charles River Analytics will share the latest in connected and automated technologies, and describe the challenges and potential for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility through these innovations. A facilitated discussion will follow. Learn more and register... Read more

App-Based Solutions for an Integrated Transportation Network

​App-based solutions hold enormous potential to help foster an integrated transportation network. Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) for a webinar to learn more about transportation apps and how they can support the growth of transit and shared mobility. Leading public and private-sector experts will offer real examples of new app-based solutions and discuss how they are helping to foster more integrated transportation networks, from fare integration and trip planning to multi-modal travel and mobility-as-a-service initiatives. Register now... Read more

Columbus Tops 6 Other Finalists to Win USDOT’s ‘Smart City Challenge’

When the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the winner of the first-ever Smart City Challenge, there was plenty of excitement in Columbus, because Ohio’s capital came out on top among six other finalist cities with its plan to improve local mobility through investments in connected transportation technologies. Read more... Read more

Webinar: From Buses to Bikeshare: How Integrated Mobility Can Have Big Impacts in Small Communities, June 29

​Join Jason Miller, Executive Director, and Kaz Thea, Bike-Ped Coordinator of Mountain Rides while they walk you through a case study of how a traditional transportation agency is transforming itself in a small town to produce big wins in active, multi-modal regional transportation planning and implementation. Through partnerships, leveraging funds and innovative design real improvements in integrated mobility can be achieved. June 29 from 2-3 p.m. EST. Register now... Read more

On the Horizon: State of Transportation Planning 2016

​This report from the Transportation Planning Division of the American Planning Association features sections on multimodal transportation, environment, freight and mobility, transit and rail, and more. Through overviews, case studies and policy recommendations it provides informative insights into transportation innovations across the nation. Read more... Read more

FASTLANE Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is soliciting applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grant program. The program will fund critical freight and highway projects. While this is primarily a freight-focused program, eligible projects include those that provide direct benefits for moving people as well, such as rail and road grade separations. DOT will prioritize projects that also enhance personal mobility and accessibility. Applications due April 14. Learn more... Read more
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