February 23, 2016

Policy, Technology Accelerate Innovation in the Energy Sector

The ongoing transformation of the energy system has largely been spurred by government policy and regulations.

January 26, 2016

Charlotte, N.C.: The Making of a 'Smart City'

By linking environmental sustainability and economic growth, Charlotte is showing the way.

November 24, 2015

Transportation Planning Needs to Evolve

As a new report makes clear, few of our urban areas are adapting to the changes that are revolutionizing the way we get around.

October 28, 2015

How Will We Handle a Sky Full of Drones?

Regulating them will be a challenge for governments at all levels, but we're going to have to figure out how to do it.

September 23, 2015

Power Plays: The Increasingly Competitive Electricity Landscape

As new ways of buying and selling energy emerge, the system of monopoly control is being challenged.

July 29, 2015

One California Community's Power Switch

Lancaster, Calif.'s effort to build a seamless, integrated energy infrastructure points the way to long-term robustness and sustainability.

June 24, 2015

The Transportation Choices That Millennials Want

To attract young professionals, cities increasingly are going to have to think multi-modal.

December 17, 2013

Community Airspace and the Invasion of the Drones

Unmanned aircraft are coming, and they will raise a lot of issues for local governments to sort out.

November 26, 2013

Greening the Fleet: How Columbus, Ohio, Is Setting the Pace

CNG is a far less expensive and much cleaner fuel than gasoline or diesel, but purchasing new vehicles and building CNG fueling infrastructure is costly.

May 31, 1998

Engaging Technology: Sen. Richard G. Polanco

Engaging Technology: Sen. Richard G. Polanco