Saturday, 24 October, 2020
To create more equitable outcomes, the needs of parents with school-age children must be better addressed in future transportation solutions. At 8am any given school day in King County, the cars snake around...
Most recently I have taken on a new venture in which I am dedicating my career to helping cities plan for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and other disruptive transportation technologies (e.g., drones, electric vehicles, and hyperloop). My startup is called Smash the...
Sound Transit is riding high with incredibly healthy ridership growth for 2016, buoyed in large part to the opening of three new light rail stations in Seattle and one in SeaTac. Annual boardings rose by 8.02 million to 42.73 million, up...
Uber has been in the news lately for offering cities a smidgen of their data on traffic patterns. Like so many things with Uber, the company insists what it's doing is truly and utterly revolutionary. Traffic data management seems...
The battle for the carsharing market is ratcheting up in Seattle. Car2Go plans to roll out higher end vehicles as part of its Seattle fleet in an apparent bid to directly compete with BMW's ReachNow offerings. Car2Go first entered...
In an announcement yesterday, BMW's Reachnow carsharing service is expanding its service area to cover all of Seattle and adding 180 new vehicles to their fleet. The move puts the company on equal footing with its major incumbent competitor...
On Monday, the ridesharing company Uber unexpectedly voiced their public support for Regional Proposition 1, also known as Sound Transit 3. The measure would fund building 62 miles of new light rail lines and two bus rapid transit lines...
Not another day goes by without some transit detractor talking about how driverless vehicles will obviate the need for transit and big spending on capital projects. Such statements are based on an expected improvement in travel by personal car,...