September 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new survey has found that every day more than 800 tech buses are traveling on the region's roadways, carrying around 34,000 passengers daily
San Francisco Business Times
September 20, 2016, 11am PDT
A pilot project will install solar power along a highway through The Ray, a highway corridor named in memory of sustainable business pioneer Ray C. Anderson.
Southeast Green
September 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
In an effort to curb the culture of discrimination enabled on its platform, Airbnb will roll out new features to ensure better service for minorities.
September 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Thirty new digital kiosks will soon be found on the streets of downtown Washington, D.C. The information flowing through those kiosks will be a two-way street.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 15, 2016, 11am PDT
A game design competition based on the most famous biography of Robert Moses's life attracted more than 100 submissions from around the world.
September 15, 2016, 10am PDT
A cynical person might say that this is why we can't have nice things.
The New York Times
September 14, 2016, 9am PDT
The new exam is required nationwide for commercial use of drones.
September 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The chief policy officer of Google's Sidewalk Labs proposes six first principles of urbanism to frame the potential impact of technology on urban environments.
Sidewalk Talk
September 13, 2016, 5am PDT
"Policy goals" won't be enough to protect bicyclists once the cars start driving themselves. Strong standards will be necessary to govern the interactions between cars and bikes in an autonomous future.
William Riggs
September 12, 2016, 5am PDT
For the first time ever, Norway is crowdsourcing public safety information from kids—made possible through the powers of smart phones and gamification.
The Guardian
September 8, 2016, 2pm PDT
The latest Internet sensation: daily life in the community of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Blog post
September 8, 2016, 10am PDT
Trust between the public and government agencies is low, and democracies are paralyzed without it. How can community engagement help restore trust? This post outlines the challenge and a process for solving it.
Dave Biggs
September 7, 2016, 11am PDT
The Office of Extraordinary Innovation at Los Angeles Metro is just over a year old. KPCC checks in.
September 7, 2016, 8am PDT
The service would operate through Waze, and take a different approach than Uber or Lyft.
Ars Technica
September 2, 2016, 5am PDT
Some local residents of the Faroe Islands created Sheep View 360 to document the 18 rocky islands that make up their home—and now Google is lending a hand.
The San Jose Mercury News
September 1, 2016, 8am PDT
The continued improvement of digital technology should benefit evidence-based policy and decision-making. Welcome to a new era of planning simulations.
Government Technology
August 31, 2016, 5am PDT
There are a few good reasons why a worldwide fleet of autonomous vehicles will not necessarily lead to a new era of sprawl.
William Riggs
August 30, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Kavli HUMAN Project will collect data at an unprecedented scale—from the lives of 10,000 New Yorkers.
August 30, 2016, 7am PDT
The beleaguered D.C.-area transit agency finally had something to talk about besides repair schedules, delays, and debt.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
August 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
The latest episode of TransitTrends, a serial YouTube show by moovel, examines the question of whether or not we're ready for autonomous vehicles.