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Report Outlines Recommendations of Chicago Transportation and Mobility Task Force

On March 14, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released the New Transportation and Mobility Task Force report, “Roadmap for the Future of Transportation and Mobility in Chicago.” Chaired by former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the Task Force established a roadmap to support a 21st century, multi-modal transportation system that effectively integrates new mobility services and technologies.

USDOT Launches Council to Support Emerging Transportation Technology

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced creation of the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council, tasked with identifying and resolving jurisdictional and regulatory gaps that may impede the deployment of new technology, such as tunneling, hyperloop, autonomous vehicles, and other innovations.

NLC report: Cities Should Consider Piloting Road User Charge Systems

The National League of Cities (NLC) released a report — “Fixing Funding by the Mile: A Primer and Analysis of Road User Charge Systems” — to guide local leaders on piloting road user charge (RUC) systems.

Purdue Road School issues evolve with the changing transportation landscape

The 105th Purdue Road School has evolved from road and street issues to an event that covers the latest in all areas of transportation, including drones, e-scooters and other issues.

RIDOT Begins Testing For Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Project

Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began testing autonomous vehicle technology on low-volume roads as the initial phase of a pilot project scheduled to launch in Providence this spring.

Team envisions future of the American road

Headquartered at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, a research team is envisioning what U.S. roads, highways, bridges and supporting infrastructure could look like in coming decades

World’s largest autonomous and connected vehicle testing facility breaks ground in Ohio

On July 9, 2018 the Transportation Research Center, Inc. broke ground on the SMARTCenter, the largest automated and connected vehicle testing facility in the world.

DriveOhio, Smart Columbus, and OSU to procure self-driving shuttles

On July 2, DriveOhio, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Transportation, and in partnership with Smart Columbus, the City of Columbus and The Ohio State University, announced a request for proposals (RFPs) to deploy, operate, and maintain a low-speed self-driving shuttle service around the state capitol's downtown area.

LADOT announces autonomous vehicle implementation plan

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announced the availability of the Urban Mobility in a Digital Age Strategic Implementation Plan.
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