Transportation

September 19, 2017

Henderson, Nev., will use smart cities projects and concepts to help realize the city's larger strategic vision in areas like transportation, education and overall quality of life. With a general plan recently approved and in-hand, officials hope to create a more dynamic and targeted response to... read more

September 11, 2017

Self-driving vehicles will generate unfathomable amounts of data, and companies will need to work together if they want to take advantage of new and larger sources of information, an Intel executive says. Kathy Winter, Intel's vice president of automated driving solutions, said production-level... read more

August 30, 2017

City buses in Stockton, Calif. are getting quieter and exhaust-free by going electric. The San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) has converted its existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express Route from 44- to 100-percent electric, zero-emissions buses. That BRT route will be the first in the... read more

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August 29, 2017

Infrastructure is one of the most pressing issues in the U.S. at the moment, and one that has been long overlooked.

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August 25, 2017

On my last work day of my trip to Singapore, I caught up with a boss and mentor of many years, the Head of Civil Service. One of the questions he asked me was where I thought AI has the greatest potential.

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Image by Daniel X. O'Neil on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
August 23, 2017

Describing the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure as a “massive, self-inflicted wound on our country,” President Donald Trump last week signed an executive... read more

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August 22, 2017

Thanks to cell phones, citizens are more connected than ever. This trend shows no signs of slowing, so governments have an opportunity to leverage this connectivity toward improved services and innovative strategies.

August 18, 2017

When it comes to the future of transportation in cities, change is increasingly being driven by technology. At the Resilient Cities Summit in Stowe, Vt., in July 2017, I interviewed Harriet Tregoning, the immediate past principal deputy assistant secretary of the Office of Community Planning and... read more

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August 16, 2017

Will a majority of Americans give up automobiles and rely on public transportation in the not-too-distant future?  Maybe not, but dependence on public transportation is definitely on the increase. Two things are happening as a result of this.

August 14, 2017

Signs of the immense influence that digital technologies will have on transportation are growing more visible daily. Software-enabled mobility solutions such as Uber, Lyft and Waze are already dramatically changing the way we get around. These impacts, however, are still relatively small... read more

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