Technology

Any vision for a "City 3.0"—or an untethered, technology-enabled city—is dependent on next generation infrastructure for Internet, energy, water, and more.
4 hours ago   Governing
Want to know the fastest way to get where you're going? You Are Here has created a new visualization tool that shows you the fastest mode for your trip in 11 cities.
Jun 28, 2014   You Are Here
Writing for The Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance details how the bicycle paved the way for many liberating political advancement for women.
Jun 27, 2014   The Atlantic
My 16 year old daughter is in China for three weeks, traveling with 14 classmates on a language and cultural exchange. Opinion
Jun 26, 2014   By Lisa Feldstein
The 596 Acres project to catalogue and improve vacant, publicly owned lots in New York City produced another great tool called the Urban Reviewer, which gathers all of New York's adopted neighborhood master plans in one place.
Jun 25, 2014   CityLab
A "cease-and-desist letter" was sent June 23 to MonkeyParking, a Rome-based tech startup that developed and markets an app that allows motorists to auction public parking spaces beginning at $5. The city attorney demanded shut-down by July 11.
Jun 25, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle
Dan Saffer asks us to consider the traffic light—and there's plenty to think about.
Jun 24, 2014   Wired
A tech columnist reviews the current state of smart home technology and finds that improvements will be necessary before widespread adoption can be expected.
Jun 24, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
The SFPark two-year pilot has concluded, and the city recently released comprehensive data that make a good case for its success in almost every possible metric of parking management. Now can the city expand the program?
Jun 24, 2014   S.F. Streetsblog
Emily Badger focuses on the signifier at the middle of the ongoing battle between taxi companies and transportation network companies like Uber, Lfyt, and Sidecar—the taxi medallion.
Jun 24, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Perth, Australia joins ESRI's Urban Observatory network, a web application used to make quick scale comparison data maps of participating cities.
Jun 20, 2014   FutureGov