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New research from the Urbanism Next Center shows e-scooter parking areas need to be spaced within a few hundred meters of each other to see the highest use and to help declutter sidewalks.
Eighty transportation projects will receive nearly $830 million from a discretionary program that aims to improve resistance to extreme weather. Some state and local initiatives will use tools and data-driven analysis to harden infrastructure.
A new report by BroadbandNow indicates as many as 22 million U.S. residents still lack access to broadband, an improvement from 2020. But as Internet service improves, affordability in rural areas remains an issue.
A California State University, Long Beach program that tagged juvenile sharks, tracked them in real time and alerted lifeguards by text has run out of state funding and may end. It currently monitors around 235 sharks.
Kansas-based QTS Realty Trust will build a more than 210,000-square-foot, two-story data center in Irving, Texas. Plans are to commence construction in August. The project is just the latest in the area’s robust market for data centers.
The city will explore using GPS technology from LYT to give green lights to emergency vehicles. The initiative, at a dozen intersections, will preserve its existing, optical-based system and compare their performance.
Billion-dollar transportation “megaprojects” are notoriously prone to cost overruns and delays. With huge federal dollars spurring on such projects, Aurigo’s CEO argues now is the time to achieve better management.
Demand for electric vehicles is growing internationally and the technology is finding gubernatorial backing at home from both sides of the aisle, Shailen Bhatt, a senior member of the U.S. Department of Transportation, said Friday.
Despite electric vehicles’ lower operational costs, a lack of charging access and purchase incentives still creates obstacles for taxi and ride-hailing drivers. Advocacy groups and public agencies hope to stimulate improvements.
Contracts and federal grant monies aim to rapidly bring high-speed Internet to many of the state’s 67 counties. The developments follow last-mile broadband work paid for by more than $82 million in state funding.
The refreshed metrics dashboard offers more insights into vacation rental compliance and tourism metrics. It lets officials get a sense of where travelers hail from and how much they’re spending — but also which properties may not conform.
The Transportation Equity Index tool from the California Department of Transportation identifies key equity variables to aid in the evaluation of transportation projects. It's a web mapping application with several layers of data overlaid.
The Future Use of Energy in Louisiana, a higher education, government and business consortium, is seeking a grant worth $160 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation. It now has only partial funding from Congress.
A partnership with Verizon is expected to bring high-speed Internet to four townships in Pennslvania’s Westmoreland County. The areas of the state’s second most populous county currently lack service.
A $6.7 million grant from the California Air Resources Board will fund implementation of El Monte’s Clean Mobility Nexus and enable purchase of electric buses and charging systems, as well as vehicles.