NEW POLL: California now has two pilot programs that will use generators embedded in pavement to produce energy (like turbines and solar panels). Traffic on the road would feed the generators. Do you think this technology looks promising?
NEW POLL: Nevada and New Mexico DOTs have fallen victim to an email scam. Both transferred funds electronically after receiving an email from what was thought to be a vendor. Do you think DOTs do enough in terms of cyber security?
NEW POLL: President Trump's budget calls for an end to the TIGER grant program. How successful do you think this program has been?
NEW POLL: How close are we to seeing autonomous vehicles handling grading operations on the jobsite?
NEW POLL: Urban planning consultant Brent Toderian believes city planners should prioritize when shaping their transportation plan, and walking, biking and transit should rank well ahead of single-occupancy vehicles. Do you agree?
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New poll: The Michigan State Senate passed a measure that does not require a human to operate driverless vehicles during testing on public roads. Does this seem safe?
NEW POLL: The U.S. Senate’s approval of 2017 Fast Act funding would come with a $2.2 billion rescission of unobligated highway contract authority, which will limit ...
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NEW POLL: A recent study found that roundabout intersections are safer, but Americans are reluctant to embrace them. Would you be opposed to seeing more roundabout intersections knowing they are the safer option compared to traditional intersections?
NEW POLL: Train derailments have dropped 38% since 2000, yet they still occur with startling regularity. Would tougher federal control of our railways yield a significant reduction in incidents?
Think of any major U.S. city and type its name into Google Maps on your computer. Select the aerial Earth view. What do you see? First of all, chances are that the density of the built environment in that urban area is so high that there is little room to add more of anything. From a...
NEW POLL: Speculation has it that the application of autonomous vehicles in major cities will eventually make the need for mass transit largely irrelevant. True, false, or apples & oranges?
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New poll: The Texas DOT is considering killing tolls on its highways, in effort to assuage present congestion while seeking alternate sources for the $5 billion it needs to effect real change by 2020. Good idea? Bad idea?
As I stated in my previous post, one of the most challenging aspects of attending a large-scale conference like the ITS America Annual Meeting & Expo is prioritizing your time and attention. There is exponentially more available to you than you could possibly hope to take in. Yet, even knowing...
Day one of the 25th Annual ITS America Meeting & Expo in the bridgetopia of Pittsburgh, Pa., has come to close, and while the concurrence of many of the sessions—a bit of sticking point for those in attendance who were hoping to broaden their knowledge on topics both within and outside their...