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Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.

San Francisco’s Market Street goes car-free

San Francisco’s Market Street goes car-free

San Francisco is the latest of a growing number of cities to close off some or all of the centre to private vehicles.

Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

The focus is on deterring dangerous drivers and the drones will be used to support the gathering of intelligence and evidence.

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

The Californian city will create 20 miles of new protected bike lanes and put in place increased enforcement to protect cyclist safety.

Boston searches for its safest drivers

Boston searches for its safest drivers

As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.

Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone

Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone

The pick-up and drop-off trial is designed to minimise the disruption that can often accompany ride-sharing services in cities.