Apps

Facing tough competition from Uber, New York City's neighborhood car service providers are using apps to retain clientele. The jury's still out on whether adaptation will help them stay in business.
3 days ago   The New York Times
Chicago's Metropolitan Planning Council has released a new toolbox full of interactive features intended to assist transit oriented development.
Jul 26, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
Interested in finding the road less traveled by? Walkonomics has launched in seven cities around the globe.
Jul 25, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
Into an active development environment, and the resulting heightened pitch of development controversies, comes a new app from the city of Seattle that allows the public to track development projects.
Jul 23, 2015   Puget Sound Business Journal
A publicly available web tool allows access to maps that overlay environmental impacts and the populations they impact (or the populations that manage to avoid such impacts, for that matter).
Jul 23, 2015   Smithsonian Magazine
In the ongoing quest to better measure the use of streets by all modes—a new tool could be a game changer for transportation engineers, planners, and advocates alike.
Jul 11, 2015   Streetsblog USA
Blog Post
I am in Glasgow, Scotland with students and faculty from around the world learning about Cities and Citizens in the Digital Age. Blog Post
Jul 10, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog Post
I am in Glasgow, Scotland with students and faculty from around the world learning about Cities and Citizens in the Digital Age. Blog Post
Jul 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
As transportation network companies like Uber and Bridj make it easier for some to opt out of the public transit system, a new app would help transit agencies offer more user-centric services.
May 27, 2015   Fast Co.Exist
With over 162,000 full- or part-time "driver partners" nationwide, Uber is an employment giant. The company's 20,000 Bay Area workers place it among the top five regional employers.
Apr 29, 2015   SFGate
A suburban city in the East Bay Area will allow commuters to use a new app that links their smartphones to traffic lights.
Apr 24, 2015   San Jose Mercury News