Transportation News Update: September 20, 2023

In this issue of our #TNU, we're summarizing articles covering topics including:

  • Opinion: To reclaim downtowns from traffic, require developers to offer strategies for cutting car use
  • How have pandemic-era commuting changes impacted U.S. metro area populations?
  • Growing rapidly, the use of electric bikes presents an opportunity to reduce car travel, improve health, and increase access for underserved populations
  • Eleven Southwestern PA locations tapped for federal EV charging station funding
  • San Fransisco launches driverless bus shuttle service following robo-taxi expansion
  • "Sticks, not carrots" are needed to get drivers out of cars
  • FHWA awards nearly $9 million for innovative highway/bridge work
  • Gov. Shapiro announces nearly $36 million in Green Light-Go grant funds to improve traffic safety