Who Is Liable for a Death Caused by a Self-Driving Car?

A pedestrian killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Ariz. shows that the legal implications of autonomous cars are as important, if not more so, than the technology.

The Perfect Selfishness of Mapping Apps

Apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Apple Maps may make traffic conditions worse in some areas, new research suggests.

Internet for All: Principles for Building Constituent-First Municipal Broadband Networks

COMMENTARY | The way to fight for equity in broadband access leads through municipally-owned networks that follow key principles, according to Neighborly’s Garrett Brinker.

Why Cities Should Jump at the Chance to Add Cell Towers to Streetlights

COMMENTARY | In a contributed piece, the authors suggest compromises and efficiencies to ensure cities do not get left behind in the 5G revolution.

Mayors Set to Converge on Austin for SXSW

The event provides the local leaders with a forum to dream up what’s next for American cities and towns with tech leaders, futurists and other visionaries.

Reconnecting a Community With a River That Once Brought Disaster

As Minot, North Dakota continues to recover from 2011's record-setting flooding, efforts to repair the city’s relationship with the Souris River continue.

Austin Wants to Use Blockchain Technology to Help the Homeless

It's one of 35 ideas that Bloomberg Philanthropies selected from over 300 applications for the testing phase of its 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge.

Most Americans Uncomfortable With Self-Driving Cars, Survey Finds

Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.

As a High-Tech Quake Alert System Takes Shape, There’s a Lower-Tech Way to Save Lives

Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.

Another Gigabit City Takes Shape in Colorado

But some local officials remain apprehensive about how to proceed on a municipal solution.

Smart Technology Must Be Part of the U.S. Infrastructure Discussion, Too

Q&A: Security and privacy issues will abound if they go unaddressed as cities increasingly install smart infrastructure, according to federal officials.

National Governors Association to Ramp Up State Cyber Assistance

As more smart communities emerge, states are being encouraged to get policy frameworks in place that secure the front end of disruptive technologies being adopted.

Public Transit Still Rules Rush Hour in Cities

But that doesn't mean ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft don't play an important role in addressing local mobility challenges, according to a new report.

Waymo Maintains Lead in Self-Driving Car Race

The California DMV just released hard numbers that confirm Google’s lead in the race to develop self-driving cars.

Could Puerto Rico Turn Out to Be Trump’s First Infrastructure Win?

Some officials in the U.S. territory think so. And they’ve already secured a smart cities grant with hopes to expedite resilient hurricane recovery.

The Humble Curb Is Fast Becoming the City’s Hottest Asset

Digitizing curbs is “something that has benefit today, benefit in the future, and doesn’t require so much investment from cities that they can’t do it today.”

Auto Industry Tells Congress to Pump Brakes On Self-Driving Car Regulation

“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”