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Planning for Vaccine Deliveries by Drone

The U.S. took one step closer to commercial drone aviation in January when the FAA granted...

The market for urban air mobility (UAM) may see more rapid expansion with last-mile drone deliveries of essential medicines to rural destinations, where the cost structure of ground shipping is prohibitively expensive.

Santa Monica Launches Zero-Emissions Delivery Zone, First in U.S.

The program will monitor vehicle activity in curb zones to study the impact on delivery...

The one-square mile zone will provide priority curb access for zero-emission delivery vehicles. The pilot program will also demonstrate medium- and light-duty delivery EVs, electric micromobility delivery solutions, and a medium-duty electric truck-sharing program and charging station.

When Are Fleets Busiest in Aspen?

The most popular times of day for loading and unloading in Aspen are between 9am to 11am, with...

The Colorado mountain town and 28 commercial fleets are taking part in a pilot that aims to better manage curb space by understanding commercial loading behavior.

FCC Votes to Shift Part of 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum to Wi-Fi

Proponents of vehicle-to-everything technology say the FCC's latest move is a mistake.

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to split up the 5.9 GHz “safety spectrum” frequency previously set aside for use in transportation for vehicle-to-everything technologies, a plan that has prompted dire warnings from departments of transportation and various transportation and safety groups.

City of Aspen Launches Parking Smart Zone Pilot

Coord’s Smart Zones will also provide the City of Aspen with data to understand when and where...

Smart Zones enable commercial drivers to use their mobile devices to locate, hold, book, and pay for available loading zones, with the intent to reduce safety and congestion problems associated with deliveries.

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Waymo, Tesla to Headline Virtual Fleet Forward Experience

The online conference will convene Nov. 9-13.

Waymo will outline its plans to integrate its autonomous solutions into the trucking and goods delivery markets. Tesla, along with a fleet client, will share how the EV manufacturer is working with fleets to support their electrification efforts.

Michigan Plans Connected, Autonomous Vehicle Corridor

At its core, the project is designed to be “future proofed” and evolve to meet transportation...

The project envisions connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor along with key communities and destinations along Michigan Avenue and Interstate 94 in Wayne County and Washtenaw County with an innovative infrastructure solution that allows for a mix of connected and autonomous vehicles, traditional transit vehicles, shared mobility, and freight and personal vehicles.

New Hampshire Paves Way for Flying Cars

This is a prototype of the Switchblade made by Samson Sky, which the U.S. Department of...

Dubbed the Jetson Bill, the legislation provides “roadable aircraft” — often called flying cars — a clear method of state registration allowing their use on state roads and highways.

Three Mobility Opportunities Emerging from the Lockdown

Urban planners will usher in a Renaissance for clean, livable cities with slow streets as...

Issues forced on us from the pandemic — such as managing passenger loads on public transit, pedestrian-only city streets, and demand for cashless transactions — will present new opportunities for traditional and startup transportation players alike.