An article in Boom: A Journal of California extends the timeline of "smart cities" and "big data" efforts by a considerable amount—all the way back to the late 1960s.
Jun 22, 2015 BOOM: A Journal of California
Amid growing skepticism, an international gathering examines the useful benefits for an age of critical urban challenges. Exclusive
Jun 3, 2015 By
This is what "smart cities" technology looks like: A new product called Inrix Insights offers planners and businesses a platform by which to access the data created by the use of connected cars.
May 10, 2015 ITProPortal
Technology is changing the way we plan. Members of the public are interacting with technology in different ways, routinely using our mobile devices to communicate all kinds of information. Blog Post
Apr 3, 2015 By
Welcome to the age of "Dashboard Governance"—when a good user interface offers the potential for performance advantages to city management.
Mar 9, 2015 Places Journal
Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have spent the last 18 months scouring the New York Subway in the search for a DNA profile of the system. They even created a map of the 15,152 microbes they found.
Feb 6, 2015 Science Daily
A survey of the quickly broadening reach of data about the movement of traffic reveals the next step necessary to achieve congestion nirvana: unfettered access to private cell phone data.
Jan 28, 2015 Next City
After months of speculation and calls for transportation network companies to share data that might be helpful in refining the transportation systems of cities, Uber has announced a partnership with Boston that could do just that.
Jan 15, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Bridj, a tech-enabled "pop up" bus service that first hit the road in June of 2014, has expanded of service and launched a new version of its app with significant operational changes.
Jan 8, 2015 BetaBoston
An article on big think examines a project to find the unique qualities of urban street grids as an exercise in the potential of Big Data.
Dec 9, 2014 Big Think