Ford Motor Co. and Argo AI have joined forces with Walmart to roll out an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Washington, D.C.; Miami, Fla.; and Austin, Texas. The service is expected to grow to other cities.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is using dashcam footage gathered from ride-hailing drivers to gain added insights into the status of the hundreds of highway work zones in the Las Vegas region.
A new Information Technology and Innovation Foundation report argues that any U.S. infrastructure plan should bank on digital infrastructure because it offers the greatest long-term social and economic gains.
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.
On the second day of the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo, private- and public-sector tech officials discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic shifted smart city efforts and initiatives and positioned them for the future.
The eighth annual Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo opened with a panel discussion around digital equity and the need for all communities to expand access to broadband as they emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.
Data is the cornerstone of the smart city, and it is also the key to monitoring the progress and effectiveness of technology solutions.
Once an overlooked part of the urban landscape, the curb is now considered hot real estate in many cities. The demands of delivery services, ridesharing and micromobility have cities re-examining how they manage their assets.
The Ray, a highway testbed in Georgia, is partnering with Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, the Texas Department of Transportation and the city of Austin to explore transportation opportunities.
The city council is poised to approve a contract to replace thousands of high-pressure sodium lights in the Linden neighborhood with more efficient, smart LEDs. The project is expected to cost the city up to $892,250.
Based on an analysis of community improvement districts in the Atlanta metro area, Georgia Tech researchers have concluded that CIDs are primed to spearhead any number of smart city initiatives.
Transportation experts participating in the recent Urbanism Next conference stressed the importance of ‘mundane mobility’ like sidewalks and buses that run frequently and on time as solutions to deal with any number of city goals.
When we think of buildings, we often imagine the physical structures we enter in order to access our offices, schools, campuses, and manufacturing floors.
City planning experts at the recent Bloomberg CityLab conference questioned the notion of the “15-minute city” concept, warning it should not take the place of community engagement when designing streets and public spaces.
So called "innovation zones" — or tech company-owned territories that operate like local governments — could soon be a new alternative to traditional government structure in Nevada, thanks to a proposal from Gov. Steve Sisolak.
The Curiosity Lab in Peachtree Corners, Ga., is looking at the future of connectivity through its new 5G incubator — a partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, the city and telecommunications giant T-Mobile.
Three augmented reality projects have been awarded $20,000 each by US Ignite to develop projects that use AR technology to address city concerns like transportation, education or health care.
Governments and their leaders gained newfound insights into the importance of connectivity in 2020.
The city's new strategic plan — called El Cajon 2.0 — looks to introduce advanced smart city technology to improve infrastructure, efficiency, convenience and quality of life, officials say.
Speakers at the recent Micromobility World conference debated the future of smart city tech and whether it’s actually been improving urban mobility, or simply facilitating a growth of the surveillance state.