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3 days ago
Lower speed limits make cities safer, more livable, and, in the long run, more functional.
CityLab
5 days ago
In case you weren't already aware, there are is a how subculture of debate and controversy on Twitter devoted to the subject of housing. And if you were aware, and perhaps are a participant, here's what Fast Company is saying about you.
Fast Company
Feature
6 days ago
Data generated by travel modes can inform planners and regulators in improving the transportation system, but private mobility companies often restrict their access for concerns about privacy and competition.
Mollie Cohen D’Agostino
August 18, 2019, 7am PDT
The AV shuttles transporting passengers around the Brooklyn Navy Yard offer a chance to see the technology in action.
Smart Cities Dive
August 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new report from the New York Department of City Planning has found that storefront vacancy may not be a one-answer citywide problem. Vacancies were found to be concentrated in certain neighborhoods, and the reasons appear to be varied.
6sqft
August 15, 2019, 8am PDT
A new indoor vertical farming venture in Chicago seeks to change agricultural production by harnessing technology.
Chicago Tribune
August 14, 2019, 11am PDT
The company hopes that a broader service area and discounted rides will help people better access transit services.
Chicago Tribune
August 14, 2019, 5am PDT
The prosecution rests.
Streetsblog USA
August 13, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Ride smartphone app, which has gathered millions of miles of bike trip data to help inform bike planning and encourage cycling, is moving on to micromobility.
Bike Portland
August 13, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent study out of Europe reveals the potential of electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) to transition mobility away from cars.
Treehugger
August 12, 2019, 7am PDT
Augmented reality could boost safety for pedestrians, or it could add another layer of distraction between people and the real world.
Smart Cities Dive
August 10, 2019, 5am PDT
People in six global cities will have a chance to sample an ambitious new augmented reality program launched by Apple today.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
Self-driving cars are likely to become part of the urban landscape in the future, and they have the potential to drastically alter urban environments—in good and bad ways.
The Washington Post
August 8, 2019, 9am PDT
A fourth scooter-related fatality has the city of Atlanta taking drastic measures.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Two weeks after Berkeley became the nation's first city to outlaw natural gas lines in new buildings, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to update an old regulation to allow funding for 'fuel switching' from gas to electric appliances.
Utility Dive
August 6, 2019, 2pm PDT
Scooters have helped diversify the mobility landscape, but companies need to better address the recycling and reuse process and the environmental impacts of defunct devices.
Smart Cities Dive
July 31, 2019, 2pm PDT
The awardees of the Low-No grant program were announced recently. Only transit systems looking to add hydrogen fuel cells, battery electric engines, and related infrastructure improvement need apply.
Federal Transit Administration
July 31, 2019, 11am PDT
Adie Tomer, of the Brookings Institution, writes about the role of artificial intelligence in the new digital age transforming cities.
Brookings
July 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
A federal grant puts Atlanta among the vanguard of cities introducing electric bus technology to the streets.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 30, 2019, 7am PDT
The massive layoffs represent one-third of Uber's global marketing team.
Quartz