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Waze, a navigation app owned by Google, has partnered with Norfolk, Va., to pilot an app that will allow drivers to get real-time information about flooded roads. The alert system was set up Monday.
At a recent Urbanism Next panel discussion, city officials from Boston and Minneapolis discussed mobility hub pilot projects, underscoring how hub locations can also serve as crucial community gathering spots.
The Nebraska city will partner with Automotus to set up the smart loading zones, which will use video and other technologies to better manage the curbs serving on-demand deliveries, drop-offs and other parking needs.
The new infrastructure bill has transportation and transit agencies thinking about which projects to prioritize to advance cleaner and more efficient transportation systems for the next several decades.
The federal grants program that funded the Smart City Challenge is set to grow to $500 million under the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, vastly expanding transportation innovation opportunities.
A report finds that only 71% of residents in Joplin, Mo., have a broadband connection, a number well below the national average of 87%. Joplin knows it can't become a smart city with this kind of gap.
Multibillion-dollar economic development investments in the Memphis area have city and economic leaders reimagining the region’s next chapter as a place for urban tech innovation and smart technologies.
The Privacy Principles for Mobility Data include seven guiding ideas for the public and private sectors as micromobility options like bikes and scooters become more ubiquitous across U.S. cities.
Electrification, congestion pricing and how streets are used could all greatly influence the future of transportation in cities, say speakers at the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo.
Public-sector and industry leaders remarked on the future of work at the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo, saying remote should be the default to improve efficiencies and aid in recruitment.

In one of the first panel discussions at the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo, cybersecurity took center stage as experts advised for more spending, education and collaboration as threats increase.
The Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C., opened its in-person gathering today after a two-year hiatus that sent the regular meeting to a video-conferencing posture.
At the heart of the Beta District in Central Ohio is the U.S. 33 Smart Mobility Corridor, a 35-mile “living lab” to test and deploy transportation technology. The corridor was officially unveiled last month.
A team of researchers at Cornell Tech has developed a forecast of urban technology trends over the coming decade, predicting movements in machine learning, life sciences, infrastructure and other fields.
The partnership combines Internet of Things sensors with back-end technology, and targets municipalities. The two companies are teaming up as lawmakers consider an infrastructure bill that could boost smart city tech.