Car ownership is far from "a thing of the past," as Uber's CEO plans on making it, but a new survey shows that a substantial number of people who have tried transportation network companies are forgoing the purchase of a car.
Yesterday   Los Angeles Times - Technology Now
A California labor commissioner has resolved a long-standing dispute over the employment status of Uber drivers. Uber and other transportation network companies will have to adjust.
Jun 17, 2015   Bloomberg Business
Urban planners need to go beyond environment and stakeholder input, taking a stronger role in the development of new technologies to design new urban futures rather than relying on software engineers.
Jun 17, 2015   Humanitarian Space
A call for all transportation agencies to open their data.
Jun 15, 2015   Mobility Lab
Google, already one of the most pervasive technology providers of urban experiences everywhere, has increased its bet on the smart cities movement.
Jun 14, 2015   Cities for the Future
Devoid of a human population, the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation (CITE) is a planned, privately-operated trial lab for the smart city. The CITE design calls for a small, fully-functioning ghost town.
Jun 11, 2015   Wired
Here's a strange idea that just might work: viewing the planet from afar might offer the perspective necessary to care for and protect our place in the universe. Exclusive
Jun 9, 2015  By James Brasuell
A report from Navigant Research projects the growth of the domestic markets for plug-in electric vehicles. Spoiler: California dominates the list.
Jun 7, 2015   Route 50
Amid growing skepticism, an international gathering examines the useful benefits for an age of critical urban challenges. Exclusive
Jun 3, 2015  By Michael Mehaffy
Blog Post
When Lee Einsweiler and Colin Scarff at Code Studio (Austin, Texas) completed a draft of the Zoning Code Evaluation Report for the city of Los Angeles' massive zoning code rewrite project, they ran into the same problem they've encountered dozens of times across the country. Blog Post
Jun 2, 2015   By Chris Steins
As transportation network companies like Uber and Bridj make it easier for some to opt out of the public transit system, a new app would help transit agencies offer more user-centric services.
May 27, 2015   Fast Co.Exist