Iowa Data Bike

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Iowa Data Bike

Iowa Data Bike is a proof-of-concept initiative by the Des Moines Area MPO in partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. Using an app that senses the roughness of pavement, Data Bike will generate data scoring the condition of trails, as well as collect 360-degree imagery of the trails…

Impact of Future Technology in Miami-Dade TPO’s 2045 LRTP Study

The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization commissioned a study to examine existing and future technologies that will impact their 2045 long-range transportation plan and provide recommendations for incorporating technology. The report went through each time period until 2045 and predicted developments on a variety of topics. The report suggested that the TPO should update its travel…

Member Blog: Let’s Not Get Run Over by Major Transportation Trends

In this blog post, Lyle Wray, executive director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford, CT, explores community impacts of ride-sharing and solutions for working with disruptive technologies such as shared rides, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and connected vehicles. Wray suggests developing a framework for measuring impacts, forecasting, and tracking results of pilots…

NARC Member Opportunity: Engaging with UC Davis’ National Center for Sustainable Transportation

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET Sign up: Please use this sign up link. Call-in information will follow. NARC will host a webinar/call and dialogue with Laura Podolsky (Policy Director, National Center for Sustainable Transportation – NCST*) to introduce NARC members to a potential resource for information, research, and educational…

INFRA Program Will Replace FASTLANE Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will announce changes in tomorrow’s Federal Register to the FASTLANE freight grant program that was created in the FAST Act reauthorization. The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) will contain the changes, including the program’s new name. The Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program, with a new set of criteria…

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