Technology

California has commenced new water use reporting requirements, which the Pacific Institute has compiled into an interactive map and database to provide accessible evidence about where the state's water goes.
2 days ago   Pacific Institute
Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft took a major step toward legal recognition in Massachusetts.
Jan 6, 2015   The Boston Globe
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Uber, the biggest transportation network company (TNC) in the country, has had a lot of trouble with the media over the past several months. Blog Post
Jan 5, 2015   By Shane Phillips
A new technology partnership between Trulia and Uber will allow house hunters to easily access a ride from Uber when they find a home they want to visit.
Jan 5, 2015   Uber Developer Blog
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Over the past year I have been involved in a number of development permit applications. One of the key points of controversy is over how much parking will be needed—and, therefore, how much traffic will be generated. Blog Post
Jan 4, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Following the lead of programs in Los Angeles, Portland, and Baltimore, a pilot program by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority will install warning systems to alert pedestrians to turning buses.
Jan 2, 2015   New York Daily News
Two companies have teamed up to provide solar-powered, electric vehicle charging with battery storage in 68 apartment buildings in San Francisco. They will rent spaces for charging by tenants. Roofs will also be rented and covered with solar panels.
Dec 31, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle
The effect of low gas prices on motor vehicle selection by consumers could set back President Barack Obama's climate legacy, which includes obtaining fuel economy standards of 54.5 mpg by 2025.
Dec 31, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
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A deeper look at the traffic data on Planetizen reveals trends from the planning and urban design conversation of 2014. Exclusive
Dec 31, 2014  By James Brasuell
Along with the annual barrage of "best of lists for 2014" comes an entry from the "worst of" lists—CityLab's "awkward to awful" apps aimed at urbanites.
Dec 30, 2014   CityLab
After taking a 40-percent dive in revenue following the launch of transportation network companies (TNCs), Seattle's Taxi Industry has found new momentum.
Dec 29, 2014   The Seattle Times