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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
Plus her thoughts on how the city balances industry with environmental sustainability.
A new report details five “overarching strategies” to close the digital divide.
"Rather than burying our heads in the sand, Chicago is working with cities across the country and around the world to address the threat of climate change," according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Predictability is proving a priority for bicycle riders among the 98 cities adopting Zagster’s new Pace offering.
The effort is part of a pledge by Mayor Eric Garcetti, as well as a broader push to bring an earthquake early warning system to the West Coast.
Often overlooked small-scale manufacturers may prove the perfect fix for vacant corridors. Micro-businesses can bolster local economic resilience, if cities know where to find them.
Front Range communities like Longmont and Fort Collins have been on the front lines of an ongoing battle over improving internet speeds, access and reliability.
, Special to Route Fifty
November 16, 2017
“The shuttle just stayed still. And we were like, it’s going to hit us, it’s going to hit us. And then it hit us,” according to one of the passengers.
November 10, 2017
“The terrible human suffering and economic damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria make apparent the immediate need to focus on future-proofing communities…”
The "sorting effect" is to blame.
November 7, 2017
Residents will soon be able to describe their problem in a sentence or less and have case types suggested to them.
Mozilla is backing robotics as well as augmented and virtual reality efforts boosting education and workforce development in Austin and elsewhere.
Lingering negative perceptions about the sharing economy, due to its tumultuous beginnings, are giving way with time and data, according to a new National League of Cities survey.
Fostering social cohesion post-emergency is just as important as rebuilding infrastructure stronger.
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