Pierre-Emmanuel Michon

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Bikeshare System Hacked, Required to ‘Manually Update’ 2,000 Bikes

Copenhagen-based Bycyklen staff had to reboot every bike in its 100-dock system, thanks to a hacker.<p>As they try to find their place among our already awful commutes, bikeshare companies are, in general, a bit of a mess. Around the world, dockless bikes end up in pond and trees, are plagued with …

China made solar panels cheap. Now it’s doing the same for electric buses.

Thanks, China.<p>It is now more or less taken for granted that solar panels are getting cheaper and cheaper. But that didn’t just happen — solar PV did not jump onto that trajectory on its own. After all, solar panels have been around for decades, but they didn’t really start plunging down the cost …

Los Angeles

Urban transit is the EV sweet spot.<p>There is a ton of hype around electric cars right now, for understandable reasons. Several snazzy new models have been released recently, range continues improving, and ambitious cities are pledging to get rid of gas and diesel cars altogether. It’s a heady …

Alternative Fuel

Ridesharing is overtaking urban mass transit and we should rejoice, not mourn for the past

Mass transit was developed for cities that no longer exist. A used car is far more useful to a poor person's job prospects than a free transit pass.<p>Thanks to new services such as Uber and Lyft, the nation’s transit industry is fading away, leading some people to declare an “emergency.” In fact, we …

Urban Design

Sortable Strategies Table

Sortable list of Strategies<p>Click the column headings to sort the table by that heading. Sort subsequent columns by then holding down the shift key …

Autonomous cars may soon navigate better in fog

One major issue for autonomous vehicles is driving in fog. Many types of self-driving technology use visible light to determine how to navigate. This becomes a real problem when driving conditions are poor, and especially when there's fog. But now, researchers at MIT have developed a method of …

Mobile automotive service GoWrench now available in over 45 Canadian cities

Hamilton, Ontario-based automotive service startup GoWrench Auto has announced it is now available in over 45 cities across Canada. With GoWrench, …

$40 million electric bus pilot project launching in Ontario

Ontario is gearing up to launch a pilot project that will test out electric buses in Brampton and the York Region.The Ontario government is …

Mobility pricing doomed to fail if it’s seen as unfair: report

Metro Vancouver’s planned new mobility pricing scheme is likely doomed to fail if the public sees it as unfair, according to a new report.<p>The …

Sweden opens road with slot-car style rail for electric vehicles (Video)

Anyone who loves slot cars or electric vehicles will rejoice at this news. Sweden just opened a stretch of highway that powers an electric test truck …

Mobile Mondays wants drivers to rethink commute

From Flanders Today: Flemish public transit authority De Lijn has launched Mobiele Maandag (Mobile Monday) to encourage people who drive to rethink …

Atlanta Streets Alive drew 74K, called key step toward safer DeKalb Avenue

A Wednesday meeting will address a less “fast, dangerous, and out of control” future for the key thoroughfare<p>The multi-lane eastside Atlanta drag strip that is DeKalb Avenue is notorious for being pocked with potholes and chaotic with drivers who don’t understand a “suicide lane” concept—or who …

How can we tackle the pothole crisis? Scourge of the roads is a £9.3bn headache that's only getting worse

Potholes are the scourge of every driver and are a problem that is only getting worse.<p>They are even more dangerous to cyclists and motorcyclists, …

'The James Bay of our era': Couillard unveils Quebec's 12-year sustainable mobility policy

Calling major investments in transportation this generation’s equivalent of the province’s past hydroelectric projects, Premier Philippe Couillard …

Why New York City Stopped Building Subways

Nearly 80 years ago, a construction standstill derailed the subway’s progress, leading to its present crisis. This is the story, decade by decade.<p>In the first decades of the 20th century, New York City experienced an unprecedented infrastructure boom. Iconic bridges, opulent railway terminals, and …

SharedParking

<b>SharedParking</b> c'est avant tout<p>mettre à disposition d'un autre usager sa place de parc lorsqu'on ne l'utilise pas : L'idée c'est le <b>partage</b> de …

Park-Sharing Parking: pour rentabiliser son stationnement libre

Une jeune pousse de la région de Québec vient de se lancer dans l’économie de partage avec l’option de louer des espaces de stationnement libre dans …

Smart Traffic Management System for Emergency Services

<i>Note: Shyam recently wrote and recorded a video about his traffic management system. You can view the recording on our webinar site. -ed</i>When it comes …

Toward the Peaceful Coexistence of Buses and Bikes

A design solution known as the “floating” bus stop is gaining attention in U.S. cities.<p>It’s one of the most disconcerting interactions on urban and suburban streets: the uncomfortable, out-of-sync dance between bicycles and buses traveling in the same direction. Often, the person riding a bike will …

Toronto's new 'smart' traffic lights will sense congestion and adjust themselves

To cut down on congestion and improve traffic flow, the city is piloting two kinds of responsive, high-tech traffic signals that monitor and adjust …

La techno pour synchroniser les feux et réduire les bouchons

Synchroniser les feux de circulation, mais surtout les contrôler à distance pour éliminer les bouchons. Accumuler de l'information sur les patrons de …

Le projet bruxellois avec des feux de signalisation intelligents remporte le Smart City Award

2 mars 2018<p><b>Le 1er mars, Agoria a décerné les Smart City Awards aux villes et communes qui investissent dans les innovations technologiques au service</b> …

Free Community-based GPS, Maps & Traffic Navigation App

Employer Incentives / Tax Benefits METRO STAR

Tax Benefits<p>Transportation Benefits<p>Transportation benefits give your organization an edge in today's tough competitive environment.<p>Offering …

Product

Your A.I. Travel Manager<p>Claire streamlines business travel for you and your team<p>Claire is a corporate travel management solution powered by …

Free bus program for Antigonish seniors hailed as 'greatest thing'

A free program to introduce seniors in Antigonish, N.S., public housing to more winter activities is being hailed as a big success.<p>The "Lessons on …

Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP)

Approved Public Transit projects<p>As of April 18, 2018, the Governments of Canada and Alberta have committed $495.1 million to Alberta transit …

Transit ‒ Applications sur Google Play

En un clin d'oeil, Transit vous affiche toutes les options de transport disponibles autour de vous ainsi que les prochains horaires de départ – accès …