One idea for how to make transit better is rolling out in cities across the country: mobile payment of fares on smartphones. Exclusive
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One of the earliest researchers at Skype makes a compelling case for one of the potential applications of artificial intelligence: helping humans decide where and how to migrate.
6 days ago Medium
Whether you're a lifelong resident of Boston, just moving there, or simply passing through, this guide has 18 apps and services for navigating and enjoying the city life to its fullest.
Nov 9, 2015 Netted
Several Los Angeles neighborhoods, Venice in particular, have become hotbeds of short-term rental activity. Upset by a stream of raucous visitors, residents wonder whether the city can—or will—enforce regulations on platforms like Airbnb.
Oct 16, 2015 The Los Angeles Times
From a new Silicon Valley facility, Mercedes' R&D department is developing car-share services based on a vision of 21st-century suburbs. The company is also testing self-driving prototypes and electric models.
Oct 12, 2015 GreenBiz
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.
Aug 31, 2015 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