The Interstate Corridors Most Primed for Autonomous Trucks

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts State Police indictments … Boise’s renewable energy goal … and Vermont EMT apprenticeships.

Introducing Resident-Centered Autonomous Vehicle Pilots

The Knight Foundation aims to take projects out of the hands of car companies in five cities.

Making Algorithms Less Biased

In the smart city era, data is increasingly used in governments’ decisionmaking. But what happens when that data is flawed?

Navigating Chicago’s ‘Labyrinth’ of Lower Roads Just Got Easier

A public-private partnership between the city, Waze and SpotHero installed more than 500 Waze Beacons to help drivers pinpoint their locations.

Maps Provide Snapshot of Hottest Parts of Major U.S. Cities

A tech company produced the temperature maps using vehicle sensor data.

U.S. Circuit Court’s Big Ruling in Smart Meter 'Warrantless Search' Case

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | $200 million in seized personal property in Arizona … Pittsburgh’s steepest street declaration … and explore Charlotte’s expanded airport concourse.

Survey: Consumers Value Real-World AV Testing. Just Not Where They Live

Recent high-profile crashes have “cast a shadow” on driverless vehicles.

Bridging the Public-Private Divide

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.

Drones Can Fix Problems on the Ground

COMMENTARY | Expediting adoption will save lives—and possibly our failing national infrastructure.

Five States To Get A Smart Tech Boot Camp

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.

Seattle’s Trackless Electric Backbone

When transportation planners drool over the Emerald City’s transit successes, they shouldn’t overlook the decades of investments in this legacy asset.

Portland, Maine Ready to Flip Switch on Smart Traffic Signals

The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.

A Maryland County Uses Interactive Maps to Design Bicycle Master Plan

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.

To Combat Potholes, Cities Turn to Technology

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.

Best American Cities 2018: Where Does Your City Rank?

Cities are ranked on 28 factors sorted into six categories, including housing affordability, infrastructure, online search results and social media attention.

Autonomous Vehicles Must Put People First

COMMENTARY | The mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan, on why mayors are looking to shape the future of AVs.

Facebook Will Offer Platforms Teaching Tech Skills in Cities

“When people get the opportunity to get the training they need, they can get great jobs,” said COO Sheryl Sandberg.

Self-Driving Vehicle Backers Push for ‘Federal Framework’

“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.