Friday, September 22, 2017

Editorial: Technology is transforming public transit

Just a few short years ago, bigger seemed to be better for Gainesville’s Regional Transit System. With bus ridership rising every year from 1996 through 2014 to a whopping 10.8 million riders,...

Driverless vehicles, $90M test track take shape

Florida's best hope to develop self-driving vehicles might lie with an iconic-looking campus and a $90 million test track being built 40 milessouthwest of Orlando. The futuristic concept of driverless cars is...

Traffic, transit – can we solve it? Fastrack Institute will marshall tech, talent and...

When you think of Miami, images of traffic jams likely cloud the otherwise sunny picture. And don’t get us started on how mobility issues can weigh on the environment, personal livelihoods...

Traffic, transit – can we solve it? Fastrack Institute will marshall tech, talent and...

When you think of Miami, images of traffic jams likely cloud the otherwise sunny picture. And don’t get us started on how mobility issues can weigh on the environment, personal livelihoods...

Jax to become transportation “smart region”

The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization took the next step Thursday on a long-term plan to overhaul transportation in northeast Florida by using technology and data integration. Gregory Krueger, associate vice president...

Exclusive: Uber’s Florida general manager talks challenges, biz opportunities in Orlando

Come July 1, Uber Technologies Inc. will have the green light to fully operate without road blocks in Florida, opening the road for the ride-share and smartphone app firm to better gain partnerships, drivers...

Lyft pumps up luxury offerings in South Florida

Lyft is rolling out the red carpet for users of the ride-hailing service in Miami, launching two new premium options for the first time since the company launched in South Florida in...

Uber doubles down on efforts to make South Florida ‘car optional’

San Francisco-based Uber Technologies this week debuted a new feature that gives riders in Miami headed for public transportation hubs real-time information about nearby mass transit stops, such as departure times and service...

Lyft sharpens attack strategy to battle Uber in coveted South Florida market Read...

Lyft, the feisty arch-rival of Uber in the ride-hailing wars, is sharpening its attack strategy to go after more market share nationally and in South Florida. Nationwide, Lyft has seen new user...

Hyperloop’s Orlando-Miami idea faces big challenges

The idea might sound like something out of a sci-fi flick. An electric-powered train encased in a tube first envisioned by Elon Musk is being developed by a company called Hyperloop USA. It could...
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