Technology

A post on the European Commission website provides an edited transcript of a presentation by Rem Koolhaas in which the starchitect and author offers a scathing take on the ill effects of smart cities.
20 hours ago   European Commission
Denver’s Equity Atlas is a pioneering effort between private, public, and non-profit interests to visualize a variety of statistics for the Denver metro area.
Nov 9, 2014   National Equity Atlas
A new Dutch invention uses lasers to scare birds away, intended to mitigate their interference with critical industries.
Nov 9, 2014   Co.Exist
A new service provides transit users live, real-time displays of all transportation options within proximity to various locations in downtown Seattle, Washington.
Nov 7, 2014   Seattle Transit Blog
An article by Greg Lindsay and Anthony Townsend takes the shine off of self-driving cars and identifies a preferable avenue for autonomous vehicle technology: buses.
Nov 4, 2014   Quartz
"After a few years of progress, a new national ranking of state energy efficiency policies confirms that Ohio is now falling fast behind competing states," reports David Beach.
Nov 3, 2014   Green City Blue Lake
Louisville has shown leadership in the open data movement by doubling the amount of data it shares with the public in the past year.
Nov 3, 2014   WFPL News
An app that compares fares across transportation network company platforms reveals several lessons about the state of competition in this new transportation frontier.
Nov 1, 2014   Architect This City
Interested in tracing the development of everything from urban bike lanes to national parks to rocket test sites?
Oct 31, 2014   CityLab
The legalization (or illegalization) process of Uber throughout the country allows city governments to leverage a data exchange with the company, but too many municipalities are passing up this momentous opportunity.
Oct 31, 2014   The Washington Post
Electric cars are expected to play a key role in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions caused by the country's transportation system. Recent trends around the country indicate increasing adoption of the technology.
Oct 27, 2014   San Gabriel Valley Tribune