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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
Just how targeted are the sensors in South Bend’s sewers?
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.
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
“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
Join us on Wednesday for a special digital event focused on transportation technology, including a Route Fifty interview with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
Colorado's departing transportation chief offers some thoughts on what it takes.
Plus her thoughts on how the city balances industry with environmental sustainability.
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.
The former Obama administration Transportation secretary sat down with Route Fifty to discuss the future of tech disruption, intergovernmental planning, transportation “welfare” and federal regulation.
More than a hundred cities and states are competing for Amazon’s $5 billion HQ2 project, but an analysis of large subsidy packages suggests they should be wary of offering too much.
By The Pew Charitable Trusts
October 20, 2017
“Just the fact that there are number of AV microbus experiments already up and running suggests there is indeed a problem to be solved,” according to tech analyst Mark Rogowsky.
, Special to Route Fifty
October 11, 2017
ARGO Labs want to do for California public works agencies, what it did for water utilities—prioritize services and, in this case, road repairs.
Dispatches from our coverage of the tools, strategies and systems fueling tech- and data-driven innovation in city governments.
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