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Maryland universities to track transit patterns of Baltimore residents

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A group of university researchers and state authorities will monitor the movements of 1,000 Baltimore residents with the goal of improving transit "through an equity lens."

Delaware city to pilot all-in-one public transit app in 2021

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A new app from Via Transportation is hoped to provide greater accessibility as residents of Georgetown, Delaware, consider dozens of transit options.

Los Angeles used Signal to plan controversial vehicle-tracking program

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Emails obtained by the Los Angeles Daily News show city transportation officials used an encrypted messaging service to discuss a vehicle-tracking program and did not save the correspondence.

D.C. groups oppose city's real-time vehicle location tracking policy

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A policy enacted in February by the D.C. transportation department requiring companies to share ride data in real time is facing escalating criticism from privacy advocates and neighborhood groups.

New York City debuts for-hire vehicle data hub

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A new data hub from New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission will grant residents and officials insight into the way for-hire vehicles move around the city.

Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

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A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

With Uber, Lyft gone from Austin, new ridesharing models fill the gap

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The future of the Texas capital’s sharing economy shows more potential than ever, even with two big players out of the picture.

Uber, Lyft drivers now must pass background checks in New Jersey

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A new state law creates tighter regulations for ride-hailing services after complaints of unfair treatment from the limousine industry.

Seattle law letting Uber, Lyft drivers unionize creates policy conundrums

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The new ordinance could prompt a substantial effort from city staff to craft new regulations, as other governments eye similar efforts.

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