nairobi cell phone transportation citizen engagement
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.

public transit change travel multimodal transportation
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.

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

Holdup Of FTA Investment Program Funds Could Threaten Transit Projects Nationwide
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June 20, 2017

Billions of dollars in congressionally approved funding for transit systems throughout the country are currently on hold.

Exploring Smart Mobility At Movin'On 2017
June 19, 2017

Mobility is one of the biggest issues affecting Smart Cities, and Michelin is stepping up to lead the conversation. Last week in Montreal, the company hosted Movin'On 2017, a summit focused around sustainable transit.

3 Cities Selected For USDOT V2I Pilot
June 13, 2017 | Steve Novosad

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) along with New York City (NYC) and the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WyDOT) were selected by the U.S.

Determining The Persona Of The Smart City
May 25, 2017

I’ve admittedly become obsessed with neuroscience and the marketing concept of personas and try to apply the ideas now across all of my work.

Building Smart Cities In 2017 Will Begin With Transportation Infrastructure
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January 06, 2017

The smart city concept is not a new one.

Public Officials In Need Of Funding For Infrastructure Projects Should Check Out The Build America Bureau

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January 03, 2017

Last summer, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the creation of the Build America Bureau. It was heralded as a one-stop shop to provide assistance to government entities in need of funding for transportation infrastructure projects.

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