In addition to our weekly news round-up, the Rudin Center has news of our own this week: On Monday, we announced that the Rudin Center will host New York City’s first ever bus hackathon to analyze and improve Staten Island express bus routes. The hackathon will take place on Saturday, March 5th. Read the official announcement here for more information and to register.
Additionally, Rudin Center graduate researchers put together a re-cap of the transit closures caused by winter storm Jonas.
It’s been a trying week for transportation services in the New York City region and east coast cities in general as we dig out from the remnants of historic blizzard Jonas. While slogging through the slush puddles, we’ve been rounding-up this week’s transportation news. Here’s what we’ve been reading this week; stay tuned for a re-cap of transit shutdowns along the east coast to be posted next week!
In case you missed our announcement earlier this week, be sure to save the date for our upcoming Bus Hackathon on Saturday, March 5th. More details and registration coming soon!
Each week we pull together transportation news articles to keep up on new developments and to fuel conversations about policy and management. Here’s this week’s round-up:
Over the past weekend, our assistant director for technology programming, Sarah Kaufman, was asked to weigh in on the effects of Uber and other app-based taxi services on the traditional taxi industry.
This week’s video highlights excerpts from Dr. Anthony Townsend’s talk—“Re-Programming Mobility 2030: Scenarios of Digital Transformation in Metropolitan America”—at Volpe’s Beyond Traffic speaker series on November 24, 2015.
The holiday season is here! We hope that you’re all enjoying holiday treats and stress-free travels–But! If you find yourself waiting for a plane, train, or automobile, take a look at this week’s collection of transpo-related news articles:
This week’s to-read (and watch) list is chock-full of interesting debates about transportation and urban environments. From federal transportation priorities to local policies, here’s our reading list this week: