Technology

16 hours ago
The long-awaited master plan for Quayside in Toronto was released to the public today.
Toronto Star
Blog post
23 hours ago
The applications for 3D technology in the field of planning are multiplying and diversifying.
Kayla Matthews
2 days ago
Scooters are a useful addition to the mobility landscape, but cities need to address the many safety issues that come along with them.
The New York Times
5 days ago
A single fare card grants access to public transit rides in 260 Chinese cities.
ECNS
June 17, 2019, 9am PDT
Mayor Pete Buttigieg was criticized for supporting carbon capture and carbon taxes, while Vice President Biden was accused of lifting phrases about carbon capture from a "pro-industry" group. But did the media get these stories right?
Common Dreams
Feature
June 17, 2019, 5am PDT
The company that best understands what drives city residents’ decisions is best suited to untangle persistent urban problems.
Lev Kushner
June 10, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Dallas-area transit agency is partnering with other agencies to study driverless buses and their role in the future of transit systems.
Dallas News
June 10, 2019, 9am PDT
A study about planning for AVs shows that most cities are not actively working to prepare for them and officials are worried about the many potential effects they will have on cities.
CityLab
June 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
Uber is making its first steps into commercial operation of aerial ride-hailing, after years of promises.
The New York Times
June 7, 2019, 7am PDT
In an effort to generate a new approach to economic development and infrastructure investment, the Brookings Institution has developed a new "Economic Value Atlas."
Brookings Institution
June 6, 2019, 2pm PDT
A former engineering professor (i.e., not a planning professor) says he invented the transportation network company first, and that he has the patent to prove it.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 5, 2019, 2pm PDT
Bird, a brand synonymous with electric scooters, recently unveiled a new electric bike.
TechCrunch
June 5, 2019, 6am PDT
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.
Smart Cities Dive
Feature
June 5, 2019, 5am PDT
Planetizen needs your input in creating the definitive list of mobile apps for professional, student, academic, or citizen planners.
Planetizen
June 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
Adding cashless and mobile options for purchasing transit tickets shouldn't necessitate the removal of cash payments.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2019, 1pm PDT
Respect is a two-way street, according to ride-hailing company Uber.
The Washington Post
May 28, 2019, 12pm PDT
Currently, electric vehicles pay a $17.50 annual registration fee in Illinois. A bill to double the 19 cents per gallon gas tax, unchanged in almost 30 years, would also increase the EV fee over 57-fold to $1,000.
Chicago Tribune
May 28, 2019, 10am PDT
Transit agencies and advocates are developing a genre of criticism that could be described as calling Elon Musk on his BS. Musk still has plenty of support on social media.
SFGate
May 28, 2019, 7am PDT
When Volkswagen funded a $3 billion environmental mitigation trust as the result of a settlement in the cheating scandal three years ago, states could have used that money to fund things like electric buses.
Energy News Network
May 26, 2019, 1pm PDT
There's synergy between mobility-as-a-service and mobile ticketing. We're only beginning to see the potential benefits of platform integration in these two tech spaces.
moovel