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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.
19 hours ago   The Detroit News
The city has launched a program of collaboration with the green tech industry.
Aug 6, 2015   Governing
The potential of a standard, easily accessible data set tracking building and land use permits could completely change the way the public interacts with changes in their community.
Aug 5, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
This vehicle would be larger than a Hummer, a bus, and even an 18-wheeler. Then again, it would not travel on land. The proposal goes by an appropriate acronym: SF-BREEZE. Think fresh air over the bay.
Aug 3, 2015   AASHTO Journal
The age-old conflict between cars and bikes finally has the attention of one of the giants. Ford's Info Cycle project mounts sensors on street bikes to map out how multi-modal city travelers move around.
Jul 27, 2015   CityLab
Interested in finding the road less traveled by? Walkonomics has launched in seven cities around the globe.
Jul 25, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
With extra layers of security and a pricing model that differs from other transportation network companies, HopSkipDrive is looking to tap into the crucial "busy parents" demographic.
Jul 21, 2015   TechCrunch
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Planners will be presented with new challenges and opportunities in a new era of data-enhanced government. Exclusive
Jul 20, 2015  By Kendra L. Smith and Kevin C. Desouza
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I am in Glasgow, Scotland with students and faculty from around the world learning about Cities and Citizens in the Digital Age. Blog Post
Jul 17, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
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I recently traveled to Glasgow, Scotland with students and faculty from around the world learning about Cities and Citizens in the Digital Age Blog Post
Jul 16, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
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A commute today can involve a number of different modes of transportation. For example, you might walk to the bus stop and take the bus to your office. At lunch you use the city's bike sharing service to bike to lunch to meet a friend. Blog Post
Jul 14, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley