Transportation

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February 19, 2018
February 12, 2018

Smart traffic management is a system wherein centrally-controlled traffic signals and sensors regulate the flow of traffic through the cities in response to specific demand levels. This type of implementation allows cities to reduce traffic congestion by smoothing traffic flows and prioritizing... read more

February 09, 2018

In cities across the country, street rights-of-way and curbs are getting a makeover as smart parking meters, electric vehicle charging ports and even bike-shares jockey for space. Which is why curbs and right-of-way areas - and how to accommodate the new needs landing in these spaces - will be... read more

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

The ride-sharing service Uber is going to do some data-sharing with Cincinnati area public transit agencies and other local authorities in a partnership announced Tuesday.

The San Francisco-based global company said it will partner with city and regional governments and... read more

January 26, 2018

Smart transportation, a key internet of things vertical application, refers to the integrated application of modern technologies and management strategies in transportation systems. These technologies can provide innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management... read more

January 25, 2018

The hype around smart cities is significant and growing. As evidenced by consumer-facing exhibits like those found at CES 2018, terms such as "5G," "autonomous vehicles" and "blockchain" have garnered buzz in many industries. However, the state of actual smart city development varies across city... read more

January 10, 2018

Ford and Silicon Valley-based Autonomic will work together to build a new open platform upon which cities can build out infrastructure communications, including connected traffic lights and parking spots, called the "Transportation Mobility Cloud." Ford CEO Jim Hackett announced the news on... read more

January 09, 2018

Siemens, along with Brandmotion and Commsignia, is working with the City of Las Vegas to provide a turnkey vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) solution. Siemens said the solution will be deployed along Casino Center Boulevard between Bonneville and Clark avenues, which... read more

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December 18, 2017

We all know that we need insurance and we’re all aware that driving without it isn’t legal.

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