One company hopes to create an “Internet of Garbage,” with the promise to bring better logistics to municipal waste.
COMMENTARY | Solving our biggest global crisis of a rapidly warming planet means considering everything through the lens of potential solutions, even something as small as the electric scooter.
A new guide for non-technologists aims to help local officials avoid technology and policy pitfalls.
A cybersecurity firm showed they could take control of an e-scooter someone was riding from up to 100 meters.
Widespread digital access and comprehensive infrastructure inventories will be the keys to regional success, according to Brookings policy experts.
COMMENTARY | Adapting to climate change will require new approaches at the local level. On the Chesapeake Bay, entrepreneurs are being incentivized to find the answers.
COMMENTARY | Facial recognition technology is new and nascent, but not a departure from the innate abilities humans are born with. Efforts by states to limit its use harms public safety and deters innovation.
The air taxi is the Godot of technology: always on its way, never here.
COMMENTARY | Automated vehicles aren't going to make it solo. Humans and machines alike are going to need connected infrastructure to tame our transportation future.
Making seismic alerts available to the public has been a priority for Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The city’s downtown will be ready for connected vehicles by 2020, and an advanced traffic management system will cover the entire city by 2023.
One operator, Bird, expressed displeasure with the 12 mph speed limit the city imposed.
A pilot study in the Pacific Northwest shows the promise of “the unexpected battery in your basement.”
Operations that fail to implement geofencing or a similar safety solution by July 1 will be scuttled by the California city.
Researchers at Penn State University find stark differences between advertised speeds and actual connectivity.
“The work of U.S. mayors and regional leaders has taken global center stage,” said the director of Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program.
How we keep people on foot and in cars from getting hit by trains hasn't changed much in the last century.
Taking the temperature of San Diego residents before UberEats starts deploying delivery drones to the skies.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: José Serrano-McClain, former Project Manager, NYCx, Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer, City of New York.
“This is the way we must work together to meet the challenges of tomorrow,” said Seleta Reynolds, the LADOT’s general manager.
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