Data Privacy

Internet Cables

Broadband as Critical Transportation Infrastructure

The future of mobility depends on having a comprehensive, nationwide broadband network capable of supporting new transportation technologies and regulatory needs.

January 5, 2022 - Forbes

D.C. Metro System

Smartphone Fare Cards Now Available for D.C. Metro

The future is now.

September 3, 2020 - DCist

Digital City

How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Ideas of the 'Smart City'

Accelerated investment in smart city technologies presents increased opportunity for connection and data-driven decision making, so long as cities can avoid the common pitfalls of implementation.

August 5, 2020 - Citymetric

Mobility App

Israel to Track Coronavirus Using Cellphone Data

Data from millions of cellphone customers will be used to locate and alert individuals who may have come into contact with people carrying the virus.

March 24, 2020 - The New York Times

Electric Bike

L.A. Wins Round One in Battle With Uber Over Privacy and Data

Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.

February 17, 2020 - Los Angeles Times

Body Scanners

EU Could Ban Facial Recognition Tech in Public

The European Union is preparing to take a strong position in the global debate surrounding privacy and data rights.

January 22, 2020 - Reuters

Los Angeles Streetlights

San Diego Smart City Sensors Causing Controversy

Thousands of streetlight sensors are collecting a trove of data—from traffic counts to humidity levels—and advocacy groups say the city needs to be more transparent about how the data is being used and who has access to it.

December 28, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

Scooter and Bike Share

NACTO Releases Guidance on New Mobility Data

The National Association of City Transportation Officials is providing guidance for local governments to make sense of a flood of new mobility data from electric scooter companies, transportation network companies, and the like.

June 5, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

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