STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts State Police indictments … Boise’s renewable energy goal … and Vermont EMT apprenticeships.
The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.
In the smart city era, data is increasingly used in governments’ decisionmaking. But what happens when that data is flawed?
A public-private partnership between the city, Waze and SpotHero installed more than 500 Waze Beacons to help drivers pinpoint their locations.
The agency wants first responders’ clothing to be able to generate and store electricity.
The scooter wars are an embodiment of the “ask for forgiveness, rather than permission” mantra.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | $200 million in seized personal property in Arizona … Pittsburgh’s steepest street declaration … and explore Charlotte’s expanded airport concourse.
Recent high-profile crashes have “cast a shadow” on driverless vehicles.
COMMENTARY | The former smart cities manager for Redlands, California believes there’s an opportunity to accelerate public sector innovation—he just moved to the private sector to help make it happen.
COMMENTARY | Expediting adoption will save lives—and possibly our failing national infrastructure.
Barging into town unannounced can have competitive consequences.
Although Ofo is pulling its yellow bikes from the streets, leaders in the Emerald City have authorized an expansion of the popular privately operated dockless bikes.
The states will be the first in the multi-year "Smarter States, Smarter Communities" learning lab, which grows out of National Governor Association Chair Brian Sandoval's 'Ahead of the Curve' Initiative.
“There can’t be an autonomous future without autonomous parking,” said SpotHero CEO Mark Lawrence.
The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.
The legal fight involved the city of Laredo and marks one of the latest battles over local government power in the Lone Star State.
COMMENTARY | Montgomery County's maps are expected to guide recommendations to improve cycling in the area. Planners evaluated 3,500 miles of roads and reached out to a diverse group of residents for input.
“When that airspace becomes more complicated, ‘just don’t hit anything’ isn’t going to be enough,” according to Seleta Reynolds, the general manager of the L.A. Department of Transportation.
COMMENTARY | The mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan, on why mayors are looking to shape the future of AVs.
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