Technology

13 hours ago
A first attempt at quantifying the travel of ride-hailing vehicles at the local level finds companies like Lyft and Uber with a massive footprint.
The Seattle Times
19 hours ago
A shared post by Regina Clewlow, CEO and founder of Populus.
Populus on Medium
2 days ago
As new technology for data collection becomes available to police departments around the country, concerns grow about what is being collected and who has access.
Voice of San Diego
2 days ago
As virtual reality technology becomes more accessible, it's time to start considering how immersive virtual experiences could help inform visioning process and design decision-making.
IDEA New Rochelle
3 days ago
The roads in your city might conform to a grid, or they might divert around natural resources or landmarks. A new tool aims to help you visualize the "hidden logic" behind urban growth.
CityLab
4 days ago
The AV Start Act (S. 1885, Thune) is making its way through the U.S. Senate. Critics say the bill will rush autonomous vehicles to the market, and to the streets, without safety regulations.
Streetsblog USA
4 days ago
Miles brings the frequent flyer concept to ground level by offering rewards for your daily commute.
The Verge
5 days ago
The evolution of a planning-focused online group has lessons for the wider world.
The New York Times
August 9, 2018, 8am PDT
The popular game Minecraft offers deep lessons what building in the virtual world means in the real world.
Places Journal
August 9, 2018, 6am PDT
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
Willamette Week
August 7, 2018, 6am PDT
A gaming video on the popular City Beautiful YouTube channel shows of the Sim City skills of a professional city planner.
City Beautiful
August 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
A proposal by the nation's largest utility could be a model to deal with the most formidable problem presented by intermittent renewable electricity sources.
The New York Times
August 1, 2018, 10am PDT
The transportation network company Lyft is pushing residents in the city of Chicago to experiment with a carless lifestyle.
The Verge
July 30, 2018, 8am PDT
To support the taxi industry and reduce congestion, the New York City Council could cap the number of ride-hailing vehicles operating in the city. The cap could be a first major step toward a new era of transportation regulation.
The New York Times
July 27, 2018, 10am PDT
The narrative of electric scooter users as affluent, entitled, and "tech bro-y" does not reflect the demographics of fans of the new mobility technology, according to a new study. Electric scooters are actually very popular.
Wired
July 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Manufacturers of electric bicycles, also known as pedal-assisted bikes and e-bikes, could be next on the Trump Administration's list for tariffs.
Streetsblog USA
July 24, 2018, 12pm PDT
Bird announced its One Bird program earlier this month.
Smart Cities Dive
July 23, 2018, 6am PDT
The 16-mile route itself from downtown Chicago is still being negotiated. Passengers will be transported in what Elon Musk's Boring Company calls an "electric skate" at speeds up to 150 mph for the 12-minute trip.
Engineering News-Record
July 22, 2018, 5am PDT
The devil of autonomous vehicles will be in the details.
Smart Cities Dive
July 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.
Medium