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March 21, 2019
Pete Goldin

Ten automakers equipped more than half of the vehicles they produced between Sept. 1, 2017, and Aug. 31, 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), according to NHTSA and IIHS, as part of a voluntary commitment to equip every new passenger vehicle with the crash avoidance technology by Sept. 1, 2022. The 10 manufacturers include many high-volume automakers such as Honda, Nissan and Toyota. Three manufacturers — Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo — report 93 percent or higher conformance with the voluntary commitment, with Tesla at 100 percent ...

March 14, 2019
Kimberly Slaughter

Transit agencies nationally have been implementing microtransit in the form of small vans for a long time, gleaning value from the ability to serve more people who are beyond the reach of fixed-route bus or train services. But now we are experiencing an even more “micro” form of micromobility that represents both a blessing and a curse to transit leaders — the electric scooter ...

March 13, 2019
Kimberly Slaughter

The rise of autonomous vehicles has seized the media spotlight and for good reason: this technology will radically transform mobility in the coming decades. Yet another, quieter revolution also is underway in the transportation space as innovative transit agencies embrace advanced technology tools for delivering safe, cost-effective services to their communities ...

February 26, 2019

Payments lie at the heart of every form of travel, and will continue to become more integral as more cities move to contactless public transportation, digital payments for parking and rental services such as bikes or scooters, according to The Future of Transportation: Mobility in the Age of the Megacity, a new study conducted by Visa in collaboration with Stanford University ...

February 21, 2019

Fifth-generation wireless technologies (5G) have the potential to deliver a transportation system that is safer, offers more choices, and is more inclusive, according to ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt's testimony before Congress on February 6 ...

February 14, 2019

GfK’s syndicated Automobility research in the US shows that 55% of those who plan to buy a new car (“auto intenders”) say their vehicle selection will be influenced by technologies included in the car ...

February 12, 2019
Pete Goldin

Consumers expect that cities in 2030 will be filled with technology that improves overall quality of life, delivers socially-conscious benefits and personalizes experiences, according to a survey by Dassault Systèmes and CITE Research ...

February 05, 2019

The most critical driver for consumers’ adoption of autonomous vehicles, above technological advancement and adequate investment, is coherent national regulation amid consumer safety concerns, according to a new survey by Perkins Coie and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International ...

January 24, 2019
Jim Barbaresso and Greg Krueger

As the nation moves toward deployment of autonomous and connected vehicles, safety remains a top priority for public and private sector leaders alike. Self-driving technology promises to improve safety by removing the potential for human error, which contributes to an estimated 95 percent of accidents ...

January 23, 2019
Jim Barbaresso and Greg Krueger

As emerging technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles are deployed on a wider scale, disruptive innovations are poised to revolutionize surface transportation infrastructure and personal mobility ...