Infrastructure

February 05, 2018

In Los Angeles, the number of bus and rail trips taken last year was the lowest in more than a decade. Over just the last five years, transit ridership has declined 15 percent.

What's behind the... read more

January 31, 2018

As the internet of things (IoT) drives the digital transformation of a variety of industries, predictive maintenance has emerged as a key use case. The ability to use sensor-based monitoring to identify and mitigate mechanical and other problems before they manifest allows industrial interests... read more

January 30, 2018

After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico last September, the U.S. territory is partnering with the Smart Cities Council to rebuild a modern infrastructure. 

The council, which provides resources for cities to develop emerging technologies, ... read more

white house infrastructure plan draft
January 22, 2018

A document obtained on Monday has offered a glimpse at the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan.

December 08, 2017

President Donald Trump plans to keep pushing his legislative agenda in 2018 by releasing his long-promised infrastructure plan in early January, a senior administration official said. Infrastructure advocates question whether a Republican-led Congress will be able to pass a spending plan with... read more

wyoming tests connected vehicle technology
November 30, 2017

Vehicles in Wyoming equipped with new communication technology will soon help make I-80 safer for travelers as the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WyDOT), the University of Wyoming and their partners demonstrated the new ... read more

November 28, 2017

In an age of fiscal uncertainty, US cities and states must optimize capital allocation to improve infrastructure planning. State and local leaders must deliver vital services that improve the health, safety, and prosperity of their citizens without exceeding their budgets.

November 20, 2017

TechSpot In the last couple of days, there has been a lot of press coverage about the large land acquisition (25,000 acres) in Arizona executed by real estate developer, Belmont Partners, a venture funded by Cascade Investment LLC, which is tied to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

November 06, 2017

Mozilla awarded $275,000 this week across 18 projects leveraging gigabit-speed internet to innovate within their cities. The Gigabit Community Fund has granted more than $800,000 to more than 60 winners in its four years, the grants themselves ranging from $5,000 to $28,000 each.

October 26, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have increased the urgency of acting to make our electricity grids more resilient. While America's utilities have significantly improved grid reliability overall, extreme weather events, including storm surges, floods, heat storms and droughts continue to... read more

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