Technology

8 hours ago
Driving an electric ride-hailing vehicle may be good for the planet but costly for the driver who may have to limit the distance of rides and search for fast-chargers. Uber is trying to help out.
San Francisco Chronicle
11 hours ago
The city that never sleeps depends on 396,572 street lights. As bright white LEDs replace the familiar amber glow, what does tomorrow (night) hold?
Urban Omnibus
3 days ago
Portland is hoping better vehicle and pedestrian counts, produced by high-tech sensors place on street light poles, can help deliver on Vision Zero promises.
The Oregonian
4 days ago
More tickets, fewer meter maids.
NorthJersey
4 days ago
Sidewalk Labs has officially set up shop as Sidewalk Toronto, with a home base in Quayside, the waterfront district that the company is tasked with transforming in the image of a "smart city."
The Toronto Star
6 days ago
Loop, as in a derivation of Hyperloop, conceived by Elon Musk and to be built by his newest venture, The Boring Company, is the technology of choice for high-speed transit to O'Hare Airport.
Chicago Tribune
June 15, 2018, 12pm PDT
Low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks can be a great solution for IoT applications that have low data rates, require long battery lives, use low-cost modules and operate in remote locations. These networks can support many different services for cities
Iot Times
June 15, 2018, 11am PDT
A grant program under the direction of Georgia Tech, with support from Georgia Power and the Atlanta Regional Commission, among others, has awarded grants for the development of "smart community" technology.
SaportaReport
June 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
The economic recovery has not led to a baby recovery.
Zillow Research
June 12, 2018, 10am PDT
This could be a sign of a deepening, but already inextricable, link between planning and the field of computer science.
MIT News
June 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Here are the cities where residents are the least likely to have a broadband Internet connection in their home.
Route Fifty
June 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
The busiest airport in the world may also become a center for aviation innovation.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
June 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The 1960s had the space race, the 2010s has the smart cities race. Kansas City means to win this one.
Smart Cities Dive
June 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
Japan prioritizes technological advancement to grow its economy.
Reuters
June 5, 2018, 5am PDT
"The challenge of paying for smart cities projects" report by Deloitte recommends several steps for making the most of investments in "smart city" technology by city governments.
Smart Cities Dive
June 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
Two new reports on the outlook of electric vehicles paint a bright future for the new technology. No country is more critical than China, where policies will force global auto companies to invest in clean technology if they want to have a future.
CNBC
June 4, 2018, 9am PDT
The investment comes not from the state legislature but from two regulatory bodies, the Air Resources Board and the Public Utilities Commission, authorizing the expenditure of VW settlement funds and utility ratepayer funds, respectively.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 4, 2018, 7am PDT
The winner of the Grand Prize for the Canada Smart Cities Challenge will receive $50 million CAD ($38.5 million USD).
Smart Cities Dive
June 1, 2018, 7am PDT
The hulking structures proposed to handle UberAIR's fleet of flying taxis won't be able to serve 4,000 passengers per hour. And that's just one of their many deficiencies, Alissa Walker writes.
Curbed
June 1, 2018, 6am PDT
At a recent public appearance, Dan Gilbert gave rare insight into the business success of Quicken Loans and its connection to the revitalization of Detroit.
Detroit Free Press