The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization is working to bring a future Brightline Station to Brevard County

Miami-to-Orlando Brightline train starts site work for Central Florida connection – Orlando Business Journal

By Veronica Brezina The developer and operator of the $3.5 billion Brightline intercity train is starting work on its Orlando segment, which may mean it will be completed in the next couple of years. Coral Gables-based All Aboard Florida on Oct. 11 applied for permit that would...
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Watch how Elon Musk is making the hyperloop a reality – Curbed

The key to hyperloops success is tunnels by Lauren Ro and Hiatt Woods   What’s it going to take make high-speed hyperloop travel a reality? The “boring” answer may surprise you. Tunnels. Tunnels are what’s needed to fling a tube car from point A to point B—How else is it supposed...
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Olli, a 3D-printed autonomous bus, made its debut in the U.S. in 2016. Local Motors

The best transportation improvements to try in your city – Curbed

These small things can make a big impact by Megan Barber, Patrick Sisson, and Alissa Walker Whether you live in the farthest suburb or in the heart of downtown, how you move around your city shapes your social interactions, your job, and even your family dynamics. Peruse the...
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Hyperloop One choses Miami to Orlando as one of its 10 routes – SFBJ

Keith Larsen Miami to Orlando could become one of the first routes on Hyperloop’s ultra-fast autonomous transportation system, allowing commuters to travel between the cities in only 25 minutes. The Los Angeles start-up company, Hyperloop One, announced the Miami to Orlando...
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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop bullet train may come to East Coast – South Florida Business Journal

Veronica Brezina   It looks like a futuristic high-speed tube train is gaining steam, according to SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk’s Twitter account where he wrote: “Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop....
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Biking in 2017: New products, paths, and tech – Curbed

Celebrate National Bike Month with a look back at our recent cycling coverage by Megan Barber Over the last 20 years, the number of bicyclists has grown rapidly from coast to coast. Although still a small minority, an increasing number of people in cities like Portland,...
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These Self-Driving Cars Assemble Into Moving Towns | Co.Design

A compelling concept imagines how autonomous vehicles might revolutionize suburban and rural life. by Mark Wilson We’ve been told that the self-driving car will lead to better cities, that it could dock with your apartment to add more space, or be an office on the way to work....
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How cities embraced biking and walking in 2016 – Curbed

Now we’re getting somewhere BY ALISSA WALKER In many ways, 2016 was a bad year for all commuters. Even as cities made vast expansions to their cycling networks, bike share programs, and pedestrian infrastructure, vehicle-miles driven grew to an all-time high. Consequently, after...
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It will take more than bike lanes to make biking safe – Curbed

Cities need to give bikes a dedicated, prominent place on our streets By Alissa Walker Last week, hundreds of people took to New York’s streets on bikes to send a message to the city: Too many people are dying. The ride was organized by the advocacy group Transportation...
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A “scramble” crosswalk in Hollywood has seen only a single crash since it was installed in November, compared to 13 the previous year LADOT

Our streets are killing us – we must prioritize humans over cars – Curbed

Traffic deaths will continue to increase unless cities prioritize humans over cars. By Alissa Walker In 2015, a staggering 35,092 people were killed on U.S. streets—a 7.2% increase from 2014. According to a report out this week, this year is on track to be even deadlier: Based on...
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