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Hill Air Force Base is involved in a demonstration project to use hundreds of small, low-wattage sensors, which require neither batteries or a separate power supply. The sensors “harvest” energy from their ambient environments.
The Revive! Challenge, organized by the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, is open to low- or no-cost tech solutions to help communities in a post-COVID world. Submissions are due May 5, and winners will be named in July.
Since 2016, leaders in the town of Cohasset have been implementing electric vehicles and the supporting infrastructure wherever they can. The recent addition of six new charging stations brings the total up to 18.
Critics of the plan say buses should get more attention.
Each year, about 3,000 people in the United States are killed in crashes involving distracted drivers.
SolarAPP+, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is designed to take days or weeks out of the process of getting solar projects approved. Now Accela is bringing the app to its customers at no cost.
With features such as automated cruise control, steering assist and automatic highway lane changing, new cars already come loaded with many high-tech driver-assist options, shifting humans from operator to supervisor.
President Joe Biden has proposed spending at least $15 billion to begin rolling out electric vehicle charging stations, with the goal of reaching 500,000 charging stations nationwide by 2030.
As the vehicle market evolves, industry insiders debate the future of hydrogen fuel cells, and how the most plentiful element in the universe can be the answer to renewable energy and zero-emissions transportation.
A leading auto industry advocacy group is calling upon automakers to outfit their semi-autonomous vehicles with driver monitoring technology and to clarify messaging so as not to mislead consumers.
A recent push by transit officials has put the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on a path to buy only electric buses starting in 2028, and use almost no gasoline to power its fleet by 2040.
In the eyes of New England's rail champions and some lawmakers, the huge federal spending packages are an unrivaled opportunity to fund a massive train project that would transform the region.
A three-month pilot project to test small, electric autonomous shuttles in North Carolina launched at the Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hills. The project will inform other driverless initiatives in the state.

When President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States would seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% from 2005 levels by 2030, major U.S. automakers say they got exactly what they wanted.
Minnesota’s health department will be using public transit buses to shore up efforts to vaccinate the most vulnerable communities. The buses are able to provide as many as 150 vaccinations per day.
Plus, Boston offers free public transit to test financial incentives’ influence over commuter behavior, San Diego expands its free Wi-Fi program to 300 new locations, and more.
A roundtable discussion related to what’s needed for expanded EV deployment took a look at concerns around the difficulties of building out a half-million new charging locations in the near future.
The Bakersfield City Council is scheduled to vote on an agreement that would expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure from four stations to 30. The chargers would be placed at six locations throughout the city.
The electric vehicle market had more barriers five years ago. But a rise in charging station infrastructure and a decline in costs are spurring an increase in electric vehicle ownership in areas across the country.

A Brookings Institution panel recently examined how Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal is a chance to build the economy through green jobs, broadband-enabled access to opportunity and improved cargo shipping.