Technology

April 26, 2019, 5am PDT
Questions about the variables that could significantly alter the future of transportation, and the configuration of the public realm to accommodate those futuristic forms of transportation, illustrate the potential power of scenario planning.
The Boston Globe
April 18, 2019, 7am PDT
The NACTO Bike Share and Micromobility Initiative yesterday published a bunch of data and infographics to explain the state of shared micromobility, defined as station-based bikeshare, dockless bike share, and scooter share.
NACTO
April 17, 2019, 8am PDT
Residents in southeast Seattle and Tukwila can now make use of Via to Transit on-demand shuttle transit service.
King County
April 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Data geeks in Chicago will get the first chance to crunch detailed data on transportation network company trips in their city.
Streetsblog Chicago
April 13, 2019, 11am PDT
The humble curb is getting crowded: not only with new modes of transportation, but also with a slew of new data tools aiming to keep track of it all.
CityLab
April 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Another buzzy tech company with roots in the real estate market has designs on the "smart cities" revolution.
Quartz
Blog post
April 10, 2019, 5am PDT
At the beginning of 2017, few people in the United States could have predicted the quick rise to prominence of dockless bike share companies. Even fewer could have predicted what would happen next.
James Brasuell
April 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
Predictive analytics can help identify vulnerable people early and deliver necessary services before they descend into homelessness.
Dissent
April 8, 2019, 1pm PDT
In 2018, distracted driving was a factor in over 15,000 crashes in Colorado. A new statewide campaign wants drivers to focus on the road rather than their phones.
The Denver Post
April 8, 2019, 11am PDT
A wealth of pre-authored policy maps lets users access data to explore public policy issues.
ArcWatch (Esri)
April 7, 2019, 9am PDT
Years after other cities implemented transit trackers, Knoxville is getting a bus tracker to help commuters move through the city.
Knoxville News Sentinel
April 4, 2019, 2pm PDT
There is no shortage of autonomous shuttle services operating around the United States, which means there are plenty of lessons to be learned.
Smart Cities Dive
Blog post
April 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
While 2019 doesn’t scream smart city revolution, we are seeing signs of significant smart city evolution.
Robert Fischer
April 2, 2019, 10am PDT
Finally, congestion pricing, as applied to city cordons, not highways, will be coming to the U.S., thanks to a budget deal approved by the New York State Legislature early Sunday morning. Tolls below 60th Street should begin by Jan. 1, 2021.
amNew York
March 29, 2019, 5am PDT
Fornite is one of the fastest growing multiplayer games in the history of games, with over 125 million players in one year. A teenager Fortnite player publishes a collection of images from the major cities in the game.
Grant Reviews Blog
March 27, 2019, 7am PDT
In case you've ever felt like Google Maps isn't as helpful on foot as it is in a car, there's a new technology just for you.
Gizmodo
March 26, 2019, 1pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with the California Energy Commission and the South Coast Air Quality Management District, awarded $18 million to nine companies and universities to advance natural gas technology for trucks.
Climatewire
March 25, 2019, 12pm PDT
The LAnow on-demand shuttle began operation earlier this month.
Mass Transit
Feature
March 25, 2019, 6am PDT
In the age of new technology, is it better to ask for forgiveness, or beg for permission? Austin Brown and Kelly Fleming of UC Davis explore why companies have taken this approach and how policymakers and business leaders can improve the situation.
Austin Brown, Kelly Fleming
March 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
During the CERAWeek conference held earlier in Houston, oil companies were not of one mind when it came to the future of their industry, with some saying transportation will be electrified while others maintained oil will continue to dominate.
Houston Chronicle