An increasing number of operating systems are available to municipalities looking to streamline data sharing, but a global network wants them thinking about urban resilience as they do.
San Francisco’s scooters are back, and newly regulated. But is regulation enough to make them work in the long term?
A coalition of cities and counties sued manufacturers under the state’s “public nuisance” law. They have won a $400 million fund to help treat housing.
Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.
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The scooter wars are an embodiment of the “ask for forgiveness, rather than permission” mantra.
The program will also help two transportation agencies on opposite sides of the country share ideas and create a technology advisory board.
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As San Francisco and other cities temporarily ban electric scooters, regulations are a work in progress.
“One thing that was really evident: Even people who are following closely are not totally aware of the flood risks that we have in the [San Francisco] Bay Area.”
Those scraping by on six-figure salaries in Silicon Valley may be enticed by this ad campaign.
Any lawsuit that may come could set a precedent across all of California.
Charlotte is the third city on the East Coast to get electric scooters, following Washington, D.C. in March and Miami in April.
Electric scooters have received pushback in some cities, but they’ve gotten a warm welcome in the South, where hot weather and often hilly terrain have made it tough for bike-share programs.
The findings from the jobs website Linkedin also look at the "skills gap" that exists in various U.S. metro areas.
Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.
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Today’s storm will be tomorrow’s high tide.
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