Mike Lindblom

Government, Business, Autonomous, TCA

Autonomous Vehicle Test in Rhode Island Shows Promise for Other Cities

Edwin Olson, CEO of May Mobility, stands with one of the Little Roady autonomous vehicles at the project announcement in Providence in February 2019. Edwin Olson, CEO of May Mobility, stands with one of the Little Roady autonomous vehicles at the project announcement in Providence in February 2019. (Steve Szydlowski/The Providence Journal)

The six electric vehicles known collectively as Little Roady navigate a 5-mile loop in regular traffic and steer themselves into 10 curbside stops, giving lawyers and laborers alike a free ride.

Mike Lindblom | The Seattle Times
January 24, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, TCA

I-5 in Washington, Oregon Best Route to Deploy Self-Driving Semis, Report Says

I-5 South near Everett, Wash. I-5 South near Everett, Wash. A new report rates the I-5 corridor the most productive for self-driving trucks. (Getty Images)

Of all the freeways in the United States, the most productive corridor for self-driving trucks appears to be Interstate 5 through Washington and Oregon, according to a report released this week by the Kirkland, Wash.-based Inrix data company.

Mike Lindblom | The Seattle Times
September 20, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Washington State Roads Are Getting Worse, New Data Shows

During heavy rains and flooding in Nov. 2017, the Skagit River scoured out an area under SR 20 sending a section of the road and jersey barrier into the water. Photo by Washington State Department of Transportation

By several standards, the transportation network of Washington state is creaking under the pressures of age and economic growth.

Mike Lindblom | The Seattle Times
December 11, 2017