Transportation

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

August 11, 2017

Charlotte has only scratched the surface in its effort to become a Smart City, with the early initiatives in the North End area expected to lead the way. Panelists at a Digi.City Connects program Wednesday said much work is left to be done to connect the city. Charlotte is one of the fastest-... read more

Last year, Columbus, OH, won the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge, and with it $40 million in federal funding. Combined with $10 million from Vulcan and $90 million in funding from local shareholders, Columbus began its Smart City journey with a considerable war chest.... read more

August 10, 2017

Intel is going all-in on self-driving technologies this year - and putting its money where its mouth is. Intel has said it plans to spend $250 million over two years on autonomous vehicles (AVs). Additionally, the company reached an agreement to buy , a Jerusalem-based auto vision company, for $... read more

July 18, 2017

Cutting-edge connected and autonomous cars are set to run through the 95 and 495 Express Lanes for the next three years, including while regular toll-paying drivers and carpoolers are in the lanes. Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board is set to approve a three-year agreement Wednesday... read more

July 13, 2017

A House panel approved legislation on Tuesday evening that would cut funding for the Department of Transportation (DOT) by over half a billion dollars. After a swift meeting, the House Appropriations subcommittee on transportation, housing and urban development advanced a spending bill by voice... read more

July 13, 2017

Many people consider autonomous vehicles to be a significant part of the future of the automotive industry.

As the technology for autonomous vehicles continues to develop, it may be necessary for state and municipal governments to address the potential impacts of these vehicles on the... read more

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