The situational awareness dashboard at the city’s Traffic Operations Center is the first step in a grander plan.
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.
A tech company produced the temperature maps using vehicle sensor data.
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.
So the city is turning to software that may soon fix issues autonomously.
COMMENTARY | Expediting adoption will save lives—and possibly our failing national infrastructure.
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.
When transportation planners drool over the Emerald City’s transit successes, they shouldn’t overlook the decades of investments in this legacy asset.
The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.
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.
Apps allow residents to tell city agencies about potholes, while officials deploy new analytical tools to keep track of trends and try to predict where craters could appear.
Cities are ranked on 28 factors sorted into six categories, including housing affordability, infrastructure, online search results and social media attention.
COMMENTARY | The mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan, on why mayors are looking to shape the future of AVs.
“When people get the opportunity to get the training they need, they can get great jobs,” said COO Sheryl Sandberg.
“If there is no action on this legislation, the result will be delayed testing and deployment in the United States of these life-saving technologies,” said Audi of America’s senior policy strategist.
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