Tampa’s Path to Smart City Status

The city’s downtown will be ready for connected vehicles by 2020, and an advanced traffic management system will cover the entire city by 2023.

San José Moves Forward with Scooter Geofencing Rule

One operator, Bird, expressed displeasure with the 12 mph speed limit the city imposed.

How the Humble Home Water Heater Could Play a Big Role in Energy Storage

A pilot study in the Pacific Northwest shows the promise of “the unexpected battery in your basement.”

San José Offers a Scooter Ultimatum

Operations that fail to implement geofencing or a similar safety solution by July 1 will be scuttled by the California city.

Pennsylvania’s Broadband Challenges Are Worse Than Thought

Researchers at Penn State University find stark differences between advertised speeds and actual connectivity.

Cities Retrofit United Nations’ Goals to Remake the World

“The work of U.S. mayors and regional leaders has taken global center stage,” said the director of Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program.

Railroad Crossings Are Dangerous and Ripe for Disruption

How we keep people on foot and in cars from getting hit by trains hasn't changed much in the last century.

Surveying the Public in a City Being Used as Federal Drone Testing Site

Taking the temperature of San Diego residents before UberEats starts deploying delivery drones to the skies.

A Neighborhood-Driven Approach to ‘Smart City’ Technology

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: José Serrano-McClain, former Project Manager, NYCx, Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer, City of New York.

Los Angeles Inks New Data-Sharing Agreement With Scooter and Bikeshare Companies

“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.

Las Vegas’ Smart City Approach Is More Than Just Dazzle

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Michael Sherwood, Director of Information Technology, City of Las Vegas, Nevada

9 Cities Selected as 2018 Bloomberg ‘Mayors Challenge’ Winners

Each of the cities, part of “a coast-to-coast civic-solutions laboratory,” will receive $1 million in funding.

The Tech Lessons of Westworld for Our World

COMMENTARY | I'm not worried about rampaging robots, I worry about speed.

Alerting Drivers That Emergency Vehicles Are Responding Nearby

A federal contract is testing a system that would alert drivers with the goal of avoiding collisions.

Congress, More Than a Dozen States Consider Legislation to Expand Broadband Access

Most efforts aimed at increasing spending, streamlining regulations.

Local Energy Storage Is a Clever Infrastructure Innovation

Projects are already appearing in Massachusetts independent of the state’s grant program.

A Long-Term Solution for Scooter Sharing

San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?

Resilient Cities Look to Community Development Financial Institutions for Investment

A number of cities are rolling out resilience strategies full of projects that need funding, and impact and mission-related investors make a good fit.