Featured Articles From the Spring 2015 Issue

Ride-Hailing Apps Go the Extra Mile

Ride-Hailing Apps Go the Extra Mile

Services like Uber and Lyft are rapidly expanding from urban cores to the suburbs

In the past year or so, two innovative companies emerged, amid bitter competition but parralel success, to solve some of transportation's most vexing problems. They have brought spirited late-night revelers home safely. They have gotten travelers to the airport on time. They have dropped off sandwiches to hungry offices. They have given taxi companies fits

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Paving the Way for Smarter Investments

Paving the Way for Smarter Investments

Vehicle-mounted technologies provide a clear picture of road conditions while saving man-hours, traffic headaches

On a North Carolina interstate, a van cruises with traffic at 65 miles per hour while taking 1,000 pictures per mile. A half-dozen 2D and 3D cameras mounted on the vehicle—some trained forward, others sideways or straight down at the road—capture a high-definition view of its surroundings

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