Technology

March 5, 2017, 9am PST
Cities, which have demonstrated vulnerability to hacks, present a threat to personal privacy. Experts propose solutions to a growing problem.
Next City
February 28, 2017, 2pm PST
Just in time for United Nations World Wildlife Day, a new initiative in Israel has launched to identify deadly road crossings for animals by harnessing data collected from the Waze app.
The Jerusalem Post
February 28, 2017, 11am PST
Among the many guidelines and rules going back to the drawing board (or ceremonial execution by executive order) at the federal level are guidelines for self-driving cars released only months ago by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Reuters
February 26, 2017, 9am PST
Associate Professors Yunwoo Nam and lead PI Changbum Ahn from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, were recently awarded an NSF grant entitled "Human-Centric Sensing Platform to Assess Neighborhood Physical Disorder."
University of Nebraska College of Architecture
February 26, 2017, 5am PST
The NYC Transit Explorer from Sidewalk Labs shows how much transit service New Yorkers stand to lose when the L Train shuts down for 18 months.
Sidewalk Talk
February 22, 2017, 1pm PST
With experts predicting widespread autonomous vehicle (AV) adoption in the not-too-distant-future, many policymakers, designers, and ordinary citizens are left scratching their heads, uncertain of what to expect and how to prepare.
Doggerel
February 21, 2017, 2pm PST
The way Google predicts parking difficulty could make it easier to develop "smart city" applications in the future.
IoT for All
February 19, 2017, 7am PST
Urbanist Jane Jacobs' support for mixed use development has long been seen as the best urban design strategy, but this vision assumed that the retail space under housing could be rented. What if that is no longer the case?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
February 18, 2017, 5am PST
"Smell-mapping" is gaining attention from urban planners, data scientists, and nature conservationists alike.
Citymetric
February 17, 2017, 5am PST
An exemplary display of Minecraft prowess.
Chicago Tribune
February 15, 2017, 7am PST
This summer, commuters may have another option for moving around Dubai as a pilotless drone is prepared to shuttle passengers around the city.
Dezeen
February 12, 2017, 9am PST
This start-up uses an AI to comb through Google Street View images, matching users with cities that fit their "lifestyle preferences."
Quartz
Feature
February 9, 2017, 2pm PST
A call for planners, policy makers, and the car industry to assertively lead the policy development in anticipation of the coming wave of autonomous vehicle technology.
William Riggs
February 7, 2017, 6am PST
A southern Louisiana company is bringing a mobile, four-sided digital billboard to the streets of New Orleans
The Advocate (Louisiana)
February 6, 2017, 11am PST
Google Maps and other navigation and mapping apps have done a lot to inspire and educate people to make the most of their surroundings. New changes to the Google Maps app will add new functionality for those purposes.
Google
February 3, 2017, 5am PST
Entrepreneur Tyrone Poole's Oregon start-up matches prospective tenants with rental units they qualify for, eliminating legwork and application fees.
CityLab
February 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Maglev high-speed rail, financed (partially) by Japan, is still under consideration for the stretch between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. It would take a princely sum to build.
Greater Greater Washington
Feature
January 31, 2017, 5am PST
A pilot program in Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo's City and Regional Planning Department explored the potential for an online video course platform to enrich and extend curriculum.
William Riggs
January 28, 2017, 9am PST
The NextBus system, which predicts arrival times for San Francisco's buses and trains, has been unusable for four weeks.
San Francisco Examiner
January 24, 2017, 10am PST
San Francisco's Business Council on Climate Change serves as a 'convener' between municipal government and the private sector to tackle issues related to climate change. Writer Andrew Wade spoke with the Council's executive director, Michael Parks.
Doggerel