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Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.
Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.
, The Atlantic
February 15, 2018
But some local officials remain apprehensive about how to proceed on a municipal solution.
, Special to Route Fifty
February 8, 2018
Q&A: Security and privacy issues will abound if they go unaddressed as cities increasingly install smart infrastructure, according to federal officials.
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.
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.
The California DMV just released hard numbers that confirm Google’s lead in the race to develop self-driving cars.
, The Atlantic
January 31, 2018
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.
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.”
January 26, 2018
This stamp of approval for governance is certainly not a rubber stamp.
“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”
“There is a greater value to the data we maintain as a city than we anticipated,” according to the city’s chief innovation officer.
A few clusters of finalists stand out.
January 18, 2018
“There really has been a convergence of factors over the last four or five years that has made this a really good time for New York to jump in,” according to Proterra's chief commercial officer.
January 17, 2018
Any rising tech community should adopt a position of cautious enthusiasm in wooing major multinational players.
January 9, 2018
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
Before citizens can help the city keep fire hydrants and catch basins clear of snow, they first need to know where they’re located.
The transition away from transit powered by fossil fuels is happening at a slower pace in the U.S. and Europe.
January 2, 2018
Local officials are hoping high-resolution, hydrodynamic models using fluid physics will improve preparedness and response in a low-lying region vulnerable to flooding.
“The whole view of the function of streets has had a metamorphosis,” according to DePaul University transportation professor Joe Schwieterman. “It’s made us rethink the opportunity cost of plopping a parking garage in prime downtown property.”
By The Pew Charitable Trusts
December 12, 2017
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