Transport

CTC Chair Hilary Norton Reflects on Sea Change in State Transportation Priorities Ahead of the US General Election

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Hilary Norton

In this VX News interview, Hilary Norton, newly appointed chair of the California Transportation Commission, shares her priorities for the CTC and enthusiasm for creative projects that maximize benefits—and generate revenues—to support a more active and equitable vision for transportation in California.

States Join Forces to Accelerate Bus & Truck Electrification 

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Mary Nichols

In July, 15 states and the District of Columbia announced a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU), committing to work collaboratively to advance and accelerate the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to achieve the deep economy-wide emission reductions needed to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.

Lion Electric's Zero-Emission Trucks & Buses Lead the Pack in Southern California 

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Marc Bedard

In June, the California Air Resources Board adopted a first-in-the-world Advanced Clean Truck rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024, so that, by 2045, every new truck sold in California wi

Reason Foundation: COVID-19 & the Future of AVs

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Despite the market challenges posed by COVID-19, the long-term outlook for automated vehicles (AVs)—many industry analysts believe—remains positive.VX News share's here with permission, an excerpt from the Reason Foundation's Surface Transportation Innovations 

LADOT's Seleta Reynolds: To Make Driving Alone a 'Last Resort,' Transit Must Be More Accessible & Equitable For Users

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Seleta Reynolds

LADOT GM Seleta Reynolds emphasizes the importance of taking a rider-side perspective when it comes to redesigning our transit system to maximize access for all Angelenos.

VX2019: Public Transit's Adaptation to IoT, the Shared Economy, & Ubiquitous Information

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Deborah Flint

At the VerdeXchange 2019 Conference, the foremost stewards of mobility in California met to discuss coming innovations in air, train, and vehicle travel—particularly autonomous technology.

Getting London Ready for the Transition to Connected, Automated and Shared Transportation

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Michael Hurwitz

Transport for London’s Transport Innovation Director Michael Hurwitz illuminates a successful approach to fostering a "sandbox" for new mobility platforms that equitably serve the city.

Accelerating Seamless Urban Mobility Technologies & Services: Transdev CEO Yann Leriche

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In advance of LA CoMotion in Downtown LA, Leriche provides an update to the public-private partnerships that Transdev is successfully implementing with LA Metro, in Detroit, Nassau County, and New Orleans.