"The Long and Winding Road to Smart City P3s" is a program from Scranton Gillette Communications and Meeting of the Minds that explores the position of Public Private Partnerships for Transportation (P3s) in the modern infrastructure portfolio.
On a Friday night late last year, my home state of Massachusetts formally flipped the switch and converted to no-stop electronic tolling on the infamous Mass Pike.
Second perhaps only to waterways, road systems have had the greatest impact on the design and physical structure of our cities. The car-centric redesign of the American city that began in the early 20th century was embraced with open arms by urban planners and citizens alike.
Technology is advancing at a rapid rate, affecting the face of everyday city services. Mass transit is no exception, with sharing services and mobility apps disrupting the urban transportation landscape.
Market research company Berg Insight has released new findings about the smart cities market and in particular intelligent transport systems (ITS) for public transport. The company believes that the market is in a growth phase which will continue in the years to come.
Chicago Union Station — the city’s vital rail gateway — is the third busiest train station in the United States, moving an average of nearly 130,000 passengers per day carried on more than 300 trains.
Hong Kong recently announced that it will be conducting four trials of smart city initiatives next year, according to ReadWrite. The autonomous territory will be testing the initiatives in the Kowloon East area. Hong Kong will conduct a total of four trials with the goal of determining how... read more
After a closing keynote from David Bollier and a roundtable on data, attendees left the sixth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress for the last time. Altogether, 16,668 visitors came to Barcelona for this year’s Congress.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has opened the door to fully driverless, steering wheel-less cars. On Sept. 30 the department released a revised draft of proposed regulations that would, unlike the original version, create a path for cars that humans can't manually operate.
Think traffic congestion is a pain? Try finding a parking space!
It’s a growing problem in America, particularly in cities. Finding a place to park near a commercial building, medical center, college campus or residential housing in a mixed-use development is often impossible.