Technology

Mobile phones are doubling for tickets onto airplanes and into concerts all over the world. Why not commuter trains too?
14 hours ago   Chicago Tribune
A recent survey of the Initiative on Global Markets Economic Experts Panel found clear and broad support for the economic benefits of transportation network companies.
Oct 2, 2014   The Initiative on Global Markets
AT&T is predicting a growth market for wholesale customer relationships with car manufacturers.
Oct 1, 2014   Atlanta Business Chronicle
Bill Lindeke examines a few examples of mobile technology that encourage citizens to ditch their cars and walk. Could these technologies inspire the cultural side of the equation needed for widespread adoption of walkability?
Sep 29, 2014   MinnPost
Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
Sep 26, 2014   Next City
Combining both solar power and kinetic energy, the first public phone charging station of its kind was recently installed at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sep 26, 2014   Fast Co.Exist
Leonardo DiCaprio may have received top billing, but Jerry Brown spoke as well on the actions of the Golden State to combat climate change under his watch. Two days earlier, he signed six bills to increase sales of electric vehicles.
Sep 26, 2014   Sacramento Bee
In an effort to tap into new users, companies like Google and Microsoft are racing to map the winding, informal streets of Brazil's slums in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 25, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
Digital engagement is the latest buzz when it comes to public participation. If your town is thinking about diving into the digital realm, consider these six questions.
Sep 25, 2014   CommunityMatters
Researchers at MIT have developed a new, flexible congestion pricing system.
Sep 25, 2014   Wired
After issuing 6,000 speeding tickets in one day, a speeding camera in Sheepshead Bay in New York City has already influenced driving habits. But some in the community are calling the location of the cameras a trap.
Sep 24, 2014   Sheepshead Bites