57 Blog Posts From the Mass Transit Tag


Taking your Car to College: 8 Pros and Cons

Taking your Car to College: 8 Pros and Cons

Having a car on campus is great, or is it? Your life can become much more convenient in some ways, and yet more stressful and inconvenient in other ways. It’s hard to say which is the better way to go, and it will depend on your situation and what you value. Here are eight pros […]

Problem Solving Ain’t What It Used To Be: NMA E-Newsletter #496

Problem Solving Ain’t What It Used To Be: NMA E-Newsletter #496

by Gary Biller, NMA President One valuable piece of analytical advice that has stuck with me in the many ─ too many ─ years since attending engineering school and participating in the requisite lab experiments is “let the data lead you to a proper solution.” With that thought in mind, let’s look at the following […]

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

Car of the Future Weekly Roundup for July 11, 2018

In this week’s Car of the Future Weekly Roundup –Senate Driverless Car Bill appears to be stalled— –San Fran says Uber and Lyft are hoarding transit data— –Detroit Auto Show aims for June 2020—  Click on the colored title to see the full story NMA Car of the Future Stories of the Week  Bill Allowing […]

Microtransit Costs too Much Per Passenger

Microtransit Costs too Much Per Passenger

So much hype over transportation disruption right now that sometimes it is hard to see the road with all the bikes and scooters laying around or even to understand if a disruption is viable and efficient. Microtransit, similar to ridesharing but supposedly cheaper, is one such disruption that use to be known as Dial-a-Ride. In […]

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

Is an Infrastructure Apocalypse on the Horizon?

The US’s aging Infrastructure seems to be falling apart but what is worse is no one knows how to fund infrastructure. How much more can motorists pay before they can no longer pay any more? Motorists already pay a state and federal gas tax. Motorists already pay special wheel taxes or additional vehicle registration fees. […]