Forth is developing a free online learning portal for cities, counties and other organizations looking for resources around how to plan and develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The framework gives advice and resources for improving the security and resilience of critical infrastructure. Updates include guidance on bringing diverse opinions into planning efforts plus drought-related risks.
Three companies were awarded a total of $260,000 from the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform to advance technology in the areas of bridge construction, electric vehicles and drone-operated deliveries.
With the last equipment upgrade occurring in 2008 and most of dispatch staff using radio technology from the 80s, Windham Town Manager has entered a $3 million contract with STV Construction for dispatch center upgrades.
The Willmar City Council on Monday approved an audit of the current Internet infrastructure throughout the city. The project will cost $42,486 and will be conducted by Hometown Fiber.
The state will see around $100 million for high-speed Internet projects as part of a $1 billion pot of funding from the federal government. Other projects include the purchase of electric buses and charging infrastructure.
Mayor Byron W. Brown's capital spending proposal for next year includes a $1 million allocation for an electric vehicle charging network throughout the city, though exact placement of the stations is yet to be determined.
A General Dynamics-backed coalition that also includes other major tech players wants to develop 5G-powered tools for state and local agencies. Government use cases for 5G continue to expand but challenges abound.
Georgia Power and the state’s Public Service Commission were not in agreement about a proposed rate hike to fund infrastructure upgrades, including renewable energy sources, but agreed on the need for EV charging subsidies.