Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx unveiled a $42 million transportation program in Manhattan that is part of President Obama's new $160 million Smart Cities Initiative. Funds will go to NYC, Tampa, and Wyoming to reduce congestion and crashes.
Sep 15, 2015 The White House
Reyner Banham lost review of the designs of crash-test dummies.
Sep 12, 2015 Places Journal
"Cool, cool, cool, cool, in every way," is Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority CEO Keith Parker's assessment of a proposed deal to install cell phone and WiFi access in transit stations and tunnels.
Sep 11, 2015 Atlanta Journal Constitution
A new online visualization tool makes it easier to read and understand data about mobile phone usage in four cities around the world, including Los Angeles and New York.
Sep 10, 2015 MIT Technology Review
Open data can be a powerful tool for illustrating the risks to public safety that will have to be overcome as more cities adopt Vision Zero initiatives.
Sep 8, 2015 Greater Greater Washington
Toyota is racing to keep up with Google and Uber on driverless car technology.
Sep 6, 2015 AP via The Australian
A study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on September 1 showed steep reductions in speeding in Montgomery County, Maryland, where speed cameras has been in effect since 2007, reducing fatalities and severity of injuries.
Sep 3, 2015 The Detroit News
The potential of "Smart Cities" is still very much under negotiation. Data-Smart City Solutions at Harvard University surveyed what cities are doing so far to take advantage of the Internet of things.
Sep 3, 2015 Data-Smart City Solutions
Many communities around the country participate in the annual bicycle and pedestrian count project, held September 14-20, sponsored by the Institute of Transportation Engineers Pedestrian and Bicycle Council and Alta Planning and Design. Blog Post
Sep 2, 2015 By
The headline chosen here summarizes the argument put forward by Vox's Joseph Stromberg, who believes that self-driving cars will be a serious upgrade over the average human driver.
Sep 2, 2015 Vox