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10 hours ago
After a brief appearance in 2012, ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft had yet to touch down in Vancouver, British Columbia. That changed on January 24.
Quartz
3 days ago
All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.
The City Fix
4 days ago
Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday establishing an incentive program for purchasing battery electric vehicles, allowing up to a $5,000 rebate, the nation's highest, plus $500 rebates for home-chargers. EVs are already exempt from sales tax.
NJ Spotlight
4 days ago
The European Union is preparing to take a strong position in the global debate surrounding privacy and data rights.
Reuters
January 17, 2020, 6am PST
Planners don't need fancy software to prepare for an uncertain future. Exploratory scenario planning promises a more aware, adaptive, and resilient planning profession.
Sonoran Institute via Vimeo
January 16, 2020, 12pm PST
While hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are much less popular than their battery-powered siblings, California remains committed to the zero-emission technology, with three state agencies investing in and monitoring its progress.
CALmatters
January 15, 2020, 12pm PST
Uber enters the safe streets advocacy fray by offering a new publicly available data tool and launching a coordinated advocacy campaign.
Uber Newsroom
January 13, 2020, 12pm PST
Guardian Cities is closing shop after six years as a valued resource on the planning and urbanism Internet.
Guardian Cities
January 13, 2020, 9am PST
Parking garages and lots could help shape the new mobility landscape in important ways that go far beyond storing cars.
Smart Cities Dive
January 13, 2020, 7am PST
The U.S. Department of Transportation, under fire for not doing enough to prevent an Uber self-driving car from killing a pedestrian in Tempe in 2018, has released the latest iteration of guidelines for autonomous vehicle technology.
Smart Cities Dive
January 12, 2020, 5am PST
Developers of a ski town in Utah are expanding the weekend tech conference into a village with permanent residents.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 10, 2020, 7am PST
Auto manufacturers will offer more battery and plug-in hybrid models this year, and the nation's largest state is expected to approve a new regulation requiring medium and heavy-duty truck manufacturers to sell zero-emission vehicles.
Government Technology
January 9, 2020, 10am PST
As we enter the digital age of transportation, cities are finding new ways to digitize their policies.
Wisconsin Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground
January 9, 2020, 8am PST
On-demand technology has vastly transformed cities by changing everything from the way we shop and travel to how markets target and serve us.
CityLab
January 8, 2020, 12pm PST
Toyota plans to break ground on the "Woven City" future city prototype in 2021.
Toyota
Blog post
January 6, 2020, 8am PST
In the absence of more enlightened policies, technological change is as likely to increase pollution as to decrease pollution.
Michael Lewyn
January 2, 2020, 10am PST
Ambitious talk from the mayor of Los Angeles.
Financial Times via Inside Climate News
January 1, 2020, 11am PST
According to the architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, smart phone technology enabled the most profound changes in Philadelphia during the 2010s.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 31, 2019, 1pm PST
A first draft of the urban planning history of the 2010s.
Planetizen via YouTube
Feature
December 31, 2019, 11am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet gives a taste of the technological and editorial milieu of the urban planning Internet at the beginning of a new decade.
James Brasuell