Emissions in SV down – except for transportation

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Sunnyvale report that their largest source of greenhouse gas emissions is now transportation, and a similar pattern where the cities are making progress on energy emissions but not yet on transportation. Read the article By Adina Levin,...
Free Transit?

Free Transit?

Dunkirk France may be one of the first to go fareless. The city is still on course to start free transit in September. Estonia’s doing it So friends have been discussing the concept of Fareless Muni. Here are some of the views. Is this a good use of SF’s...
Road-share Works in Oakland

Road-share Works in Oakland

Safe and Successful Commuters use the new bike lanes or “cycle tracks” along Telegraph Avenue in the Koreatown Northgate neighborhood shortly after their creation in May 2016. The bike lanes are part of a larger project to improve transportation safety for all modes...
Cities that Do It Well

Cities that Do It Well

Cities and regions around the world are finding ways to get people out of cars, into buses, biking and walking.  Read about a few ways that are working out. Sustainable mobility and citizen engagement: Korea shows the way How Suwon went from car-dominated to a busing,...
AVs: Robot Vehicles

AVs: Robot Vehicles

SF Mayor Asks Companies to Agree to Voluntary Tests for Self-Driving Cars  “The City of San Francisco has no regulatory control over self-driving vehicles, which are governed by the CA Department of Motor Vehicles and California Public Utilities Commission.” Read the...

Employer Shuttle Buses

Deprived of data, transit agency tracks tech shuttle buses with cameras (Photo: Gabriel Lurie) The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority estimates that companies spend roughly $249,000 a year to operate each shuttle, with an annual cost per rider of $12,000 to...