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The Common Elements of Successful Shared Micromobility Programs

By Jessica Keller, Wayne Kittelson, Rachel Grosso, and Barrett Brown (Forth) Shared micromobility programs are still a relative newcomer to the transportation scene. The first…

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The Infrastructure Bill Passes: How Will the Money Get into Transportation Agencies’ Hands?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed by the House of Representatives on November 5, 2021. What does this mean for state and local agencies?

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Signal Coordination: Are We Really Coordinating For All Users?

Under certain roadway and traffic conditions, signal coordination can be effective in reducing delays for drivers. However, it also has limitations, and its impact on pedestrians, bicycles, and transit is not often recognized.

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Advancing Transportation Design Through Building Information Modeling (BIM)

We’re in the midst of what may be the next big shift in the way designs are produced and shared. Here’s what you need to know about the use of BIM and digital twins in transportation design.

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Urban Aerial Mobility Is Taking Off: Why Government Agencies Should Be Planning Today for More Transportation by Air

The transportation space is rapidly evolving, and the advancements of private companies like Uber and Amazon should be a signal to cities to plan now so they are not caught unprepared for urban aerial mobility.

Urban Aerial Mobility Is Taking Off: Why Government Agencies Should Be Planning Today for More Transportation by Air
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How Connected & Automated Vehicles May Change Freeway Capacities

100% market penetration for fully connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) will likely be post-2050, and even then may be restricted to dedicated CAV-only facilities. However,…

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Using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Transportation Planning

You’re preparing for a public meeting to communicate the pros and cons of two different bike lane facility alternatives. You want thoughtful feedback that comes…

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Planning-Level Capacity Adjustments for Connected and Automated Vehicles: The Future is Now

Self-driving truck platoons are delivering goods, auto manufacturers and ride-share providers are racing to be the first to distribute autonomous vehicles to customers, and connected…

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