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FutureStructure

Coverage of efforts to develop smart, connected and integrated infrastructure that makes more efficient use of resources and improves citizen quality of life. This includes topics like connected infrastructure and self-driving cars, as well as the policies that surround them.

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 expanding universe of electric vehicles seems to have a stranglehold on the broader transportation sector, but some in New Jersey are also looking to hydrogen power to fill the gaps electric bus batteries create.
Concepts like mobility data specifications are serving as the foundational pieces of digital infrastructure that will enable the development of more integrated and complete urban transportation systems.
The project is expected to connect more than 1,700 homes with high-speed Internet. About 5,000 people live on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, but only about 59 percent of households have broadband Internet subscriptions.
As extreme heat events continue to test the power grid in parts of the U.S., the large batteries in electric vehicles are being seen as an opportunity to help smooth out consumer demand peaks. 
Transit systems in Wisconsin and Colorado are upgrading fare payment systems to app-based and contactless payments, with riders no longer needing to stand at vending machines or search for spare change.
The Shared-Use Mobility Center is urging public, private and nonprofit groups to sign on to its Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda, which sets goals around expanding mobility options and transportation equity.
In an effort to push out car-centered infrastructure, Santa Fe officials are aiming for a more environmentally friendly transportation system with the addition of more bike lanes and expanded bus routes.
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.
The newly formed Mobility Innovation District in southwest Washington, D.C., will be the site to launch initiatives like “universal basic mobility” pilots, as well as on-demand microtransit.