The Mersey Gateway Bridge in the UK has generated $4.21 million in revenue from penalty charges since opening in February. A motorist said the signage about the tolling rates is unclear.
LimeBike has placed a fleet of electric dockless scooters on the streets of Washington, D.C. The company, which recently debuted scooters in San Diego, plans to remove some of its 400 dockless bikes in Washington, D.C., and replace them with 50 to 100 scooters.
Peter Rogoff of Sound Transit in Seattle and others expressed confusion Monday over the Trump administration's almost $52 billion in proposed cuts to transit grants. The administration says state and local governments should increase fiscal responsibility for infrastructure projects, but transit officials say construction began on many projects with the understanding that federal money had been committed.
An official in Thane, India, says all four lanes in one direction at a toll plaza will be open during construction of the Kopri flyover, and toll booths will be staggered. The goal is to reduce congestion while the work is being done.
Reason Foundation Transportation Policy Director Robert Poole writes about the obstacles states could face if they consider toll financing for interstate improvement. Titled "Can Interstate Tolling Be Politically Feasible? A Customer-Friendly Approach," the paper presents options for overcoming opposition from multiple sources.
The solution to urban public transportation problems is mass transit, not individualized transportation proposed by Elon Musk, transit expert Jarret Walker said. Fixed bus and train routes can better move masses through congested cities, he said.
The first of five streetcars will arrive for testing next week in Milwaukee, with the remaining cars arriving on a monthly basis. The hiring process for streetcar operators is expected to begin by the end of April.
A University of Lincoln research project in the UK aims to develop a collision-detection sensor system to improve safety in autonomous vehicles, using swarming insects as a model. The system will incorporate near-range and thermal-based collision-detection technology and long-range hazard-perception technology.
China-based ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing plans to garner some of the Mexico market from Uber Technologies, which dominates the market there with 7 million users in three dozen cities. In its first attempt to operate outside of Asia, Didi Chuxing plans to offer ride-sharing, bike-sharing, scooters and motorcycles.
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