Six thousand different maps of Chicago can now be automatically dissected online.
2 days ago
Via Transportation Inc is picking up where Bridj left off—offering on demand ride sharing in cities in California and Texas.
2 days ago
Autonomous vehicles could provide life-saving assistance in the event of a large-scale evacuation, if a shared fleet of autonomous vehicles is built with this purpose in mind.
3 days ago
App-driven bikeshare, without the station, has been spreading rapidly, especially in China. But the system comes with its share of problems, including its own version of the tragedy of the commons.
4 days ago
The new community of Belmont will join Arcosanti as another attempt at turning Arizona desert into the next evolution of human habitation. This time, one of the richest men in the world is behind the plans.
5 days ago
A court ruling in the United Kingdom topples a pillar of the so-called gig economy: Uber's approach to employment.
5 days ago
The "Cities and Innovation Economy: Perceptions of Local Leaders" report reveals the traction smart cities technology is gaining in municipal budgets.
November 7, 2017, 10am PST
Already a common means of delivering infrastructure in many countries, public-private partnerships are growing in importance in the United States, but how do they compare to other procurement models?
November 7, 2017, 9am PST
Transportation planners are on to something big and, for the most part, they are keeping it to themselves. The future is a relatively small fleet of shared, electric, self driving vehicles, and it's coming fast. Are we ready?
November 6, 2017, 10am PST
Daniel Borenstein points out the irony that while the Bay Area may be the world's top tech hub, BART has no real plans to consider driverless trains.
November 6, 2017, 9am PST
The House GOP tax plan, which Trump wanted to name the "Cut, Cut, Cut" bill, was intended to cut taxes, but it's also cutting credits, like the federal $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit. How much would its elimination affect EV sales?
November 6, 2017, 5am PST
The annual list of best websites by and for planners (and anyone else interested in planning).
November 5, 2017, 1pm PST
The Regional Transportation District hopes that the ability to pay transit fares by smartphone will remove the frustration of waiting in line and searching for correct change.
November 3, 2017, 12pm PDT
The event will focus on the strategies to empower metropolises and their citizens through active participation, critical reflection, awareness and access. The new Smart Mobility World Congress will be a global mobility hub.
November 1, 2017, 5am PDT
One of the largest landowners in the world—historically known for creating maps of the Earth—the Church doesn't yet have a cohesive understanding of its global footprint.
October 30, 2017, 10am PDT
The new signals will respond to congestion in real time throughout the day.
October 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Guest contributor Marco Anderson maps out a role for planners in preparing for an era of shared, automated, and zero-emissions mobility technology.
October 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
The shared economy is coming to that most sacred of private properties—the garage or driveway parking spot.
October 26, 2017, 9am PDT
People won't drive electric vehicles much differently than they drive gas powered vehicles. That means charging infrastructure will be needed in communities to supply electricity for many short drives.
October 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The mobile app LaneSpotter, described as a navigation app like Waze but for cyclists, has announced eight cities as the location for a pilot launch.
St. Louis Riverfront Times