Embed from Getty Images How will autonomous vehicles impact Metro is a question oft-asked of our agency’s innovation office. By Joshua Schank / Chief Innovation Officer When you have a title like “Chief Innovation Officer in the Office of Extraordinary Innovation at LA Metro” people tend to ask you about [continue reading]
I had the opportunity to test ride a Transdev self-driving electric bus today. I was really excited about it because I’ve never ridden in an autonomous vehicle (AV) before, and [continue reading]
How We Roll, Sept. 27: hey let’s fire millions of people and throw some 80,000 pound self-driving big rigs on the road! Wait…let’s not!
Things to read whilst transiting: No, not a debate article! Rather a series of letters from NYT readers about the “stakes in the election.” Yes, some readers express a preference for a particular candidate and you may not agree. Beyond that, there’s a lot of interestingness with readers expressing views on the [continue reading]
I encourage everyone to poke around the great Transport Databook site by Yonah Freemark. There are all sorts of great charts that are useful, such as the one below — a nice reminder that Americans are driving at unprecedented levels. US vehicular travel continues to rise—new data for July 2016. [continue reading]
Things to listen to whilst transiting 1: A new podcast by Metro and The Glue called Off Peak. The introductory episode: “True Tales from Metro Bus Operators.” To put it another [continue reading]
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Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Owl bus shared with us by @ieko1224 #MetroBus #latenight #MetroLocal #buses #GoMetro A photo posted by Metro Los Angeles (@metrolosangeles) on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:29am PST How transit measures fared [continue reading]