Technology

10 hours ago
Policymakers, auto manufacturers, and especially advocates are very engaged in transitioning from fossil fuel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles. The problem is that interest isn't shared by the general public, according to research by UC Davis.
UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies
16 hours ago
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
Recode
Yesterday
The city of New Orleans wants to watch you party.
CityLab
3 days ago
The city of Berkeley is exploring the sale of digital tokens—backed by municipal bonds—as a fundraising mechanism for affordable housing and other local priorities.
Business Insider
Blog post
3 days ago
Thanks to innovative advancements in permeable pavements and vertical farming, modern urban planning takes an action-oriented approach that retains its traditional focus of meeting residential needs.
Kayla Matthews
3 days ago
Uber, Lyft, and other major transportation technology companies have defined the role they aspire to play in the future of mobility.
Metro Magazine
5 days ago
Sidewalk Labs' proposals for the Toronto neighborhood of Quayside reveals a preference for ride hailing over public transit.
Medium
February 10, 2018, 11am PST
The 'Coord' platform will give mobility companies a centralized place to access and use local data on parking, curb space, tolls, and the like.
Wired
February 10, 2018, 5am PST
The Internet of Things faces down crumbling infrastructure with an offering from AT&T designed to reduce the cost of manual inspections.
Smart Cities Dive
February 9, 2018, 12pm PST
Self-driving car companies have proposed equipping bikes, pedestrians, and even pets with the ability to communicate their positions wirelessly. But should autonomous cars really need the help?
Slate
February 9, 2018, 11am PST
A highly anticipated lawsuit only spent a few closely scrutinized days in court before competing self-driving car companies Uber and Waymo settled.
The Mercury News
February 9, 2018, 10am PST
Three cities around the country have the hardware to provide coverage of the Olympics in public.
Smart Cities Dive
Feature
February 7, 2018, 11am PST
While evidence mounts that Uber and Lyft are stealing rides from public transit, there's still a chance for ride-hailing apps to do more to help than hurt congestion. The key: using ride-hailing apps to carpool.
Dan Sperling, Austin Brown
February 7, 2018, 7am PST
"Smart City" plans for the city of Columbus are taking shape.
Smart Cities Dive
February 5, 2018, 10am PST
USDOT hopes to put decades of data collection to new use preventing fatal collisions by predicting when they might occur.
Eno Transportation Weekly
February 3, 2018, 9am PST
Bloomberg Philanthropies recognized nine cities leading the trend toward better use of data in city governance practices.
Smart Cities Dive
February 2, 2018, 7am PST
A partnership between the ride-hailing company Uber, the city of Cincinnati, the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA) and the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) is sign that maybe transit and Uber aren't mutually exclusive.
Cincinnati.com
February 2, 2018, 5am PST
The Onion is back at it again, this time satirizing society's interest in self-driving cars with a new concept: the carless driver.
The Onion
February 1, 2018, 7am PST
"Rethinking Streets in an Era of Driverless Cars" presents ideas about how city planners, policy makers and community residents can begin thinking about street transformation in an AV era.
Sustainable Cities Initiative
January 30, 2018, 1pm PST
A subsidiary of Alibaba, the massive online retailer, will deploy cloud computing and artificial intelligence to help relieve congestion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Quartz