Transportation News Update: November 30, 2023

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

  • New bill from Sen. John Fetterman would finally rewrite the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) for vulnerable road user safety
  • Austin becomes largest U.S. city to eliminate parking minimums
  • PennDOT shares winter preparation tips, urging safety
  • The latest PRT University Line construction update after work began in September, plus major service changes impacting routes 61D, 71A, 71C, and 71D were implemented in October
  • How AI could transform transportation
  • Amtrak welcomes dogs and cats aboard <7hr. trips with some restrictions on weight and a few routes
  • "This Cheap Street Fix Saves Lives," so why don't more cities do it?
  • Why so many U.S. drivers think speeding is perfectly safe
  • New federal emissions rule is a big deal, exposing when state leaders make transportation decisions that increase emissions
  • Micromobility is taking off, but why are so many systems shutting down?