Technology

Feature
February 11, 2019, 5am PST
A report on the current state of Internet technologies, policies, and content management systems adopted by 600 cities across the United States, including recommended steps cities should take to improve technology assets in 2019.
William Riggs, Chris Steins, Shivani G. Shukla
February 10, 2019, 5am PST
The city of New York's massive Zoning Resolution, the legal instrument that regulates land use and building size, shape, height, and setback, is now available on a contemporary web platform.
NYC Planning
February 9, 2019, 1pm PST
Urban freight deliveries are expected to grow 40 percent by 2050, according to the 2017 Material Handling Industry’s annual report. Cities aren't yet ready to keep up with the changing times.
Blueprint
February 8, 2019, 12pm PST
With the Trump administration's abdication of its predecessor's position on fighting climate change, a void has been left in global climate change leadership. One expert believes that China may have already filled the leadership role.
PBS NewsHour
February 7, 2019, 12pm PST
Mobility companies are sitting on troves of valuable data. Sharing data with cities remains an issue, but both sides are becoming more aware of the mutual benefits.
Move Forward
February 6, 2019, 1pm PST
The tech is part of a public-private partnership meant to improve connectivity to Waze and other navigation apps from underground.
The Verge
February 6, 2019, 10am PST
Ride-hailing companies have yet to deliver on many of the transportation system improvements that they, and their supporters, have been promising. Streetsblog USA provides a scathing critique of the consequences of widespread ride-hailing.
Streetsblog USA
February 5, 2019, 11am PST
Take a sneak peak at a potential future.
The Denver Post
February 4, 2019, 1pm PST
Linking Uber and transit is an attempt to bridge the first-and-last-mile issue for Denver users.
Curbed
February 4, 2019, 9am PST
Students at the University of California, Los Angeles are using ride-hailing companies to get between classes on campuses. The effect is far from the congestion and emissions reducing idea many hoped for from companies like Uber and Lyft.
Daily Bruin
Blog post
January 28, 2019, 5am PST
The world is changing, and city planners are changing along with it.
Kayla Matthews
January 25, 2019, 6am PST
An incredibly detailed bird's eye view of Shanghai.
Dezeen
January 24, 2019, 8am PST
Waymo, not General Motors, is brining automobile manufacturing back to Michigan.
Smart Cities Dive
January 23, 2019, 1pm PST
Colorado will join California and nine other states in requiring that a percentage of new light-duty vehicle sales are zero-emissions, thanks to the first executive order signed by Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Jan. 17.
Colorado Politics
January 23, 2019, 10am PST
The most damning evidence yet of how ride hailing is making urban transportation less efficient, not more.
Streetsblog USA
January 23, 2019, 5am PST
A network of monitoring devices will bring together technology and data analytics to help inform residents about air pollution.
Quartz
January 22, 2019, 12pm PST
Companies are marketing battery-electric buses as the transit vehicles of the future, but there is still much room for improvement.
CityLab
January 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Feeling a little "tl;dr" about the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019" article published by Planetizen earlier this month?
Planetizen via YouTube
January 19, 2019, 5am PST
For all the money pouring into autonomous vehicle technology, the public is still relatively unconvinced about the viability of the technology.
Smart Cities Dive
January 18, 2019, 11am PST
Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation