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.
Not since the adoption of the steel frame has there been a development with as much potential to transform the way buildings are conceived and constructed.
New rules governing big rigs in the state could keep trash trucks from going all electric until 2042. Many waste companies have put significant investment behind natural gas power over the past decade.
Drivers in the Garden State will now be able to present digital vehicle registration during traffic stops as part of a program launched by the Motor Vehicle Commission late last week.
Ferries and other heavy equipment in Alabama, California and other locations are making the switch to electric power, as the maritime industry looks for ways to break away from fossil fuel propulsion.
Two fully electric buses will be operating on the streets of Flagstaff by mid-April, Mountain Line officials say. The switch to electric buses is expected to cut local emissions by 68 percent when complete.
The St. Petersburg City Council has unanimously approved a new three-year agreement to replenish the city’s existing bike share program with 300 e-bikes to hit the streets in mid- to late April.
The zero-emission ferry is a first in the United States, powered entirely by hydrogen fuel cell technology. The vessel will begin taking passengers on rides along the San Francisco waterfront in late spring.
New surveys from AAA and the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety point to lukewarm consumer confidence in autonomous vehicles, while new research from the Urbanism Next Center suggest AVs could reduce the need for parking.
The previous iteration of the Metro Flex on-demand service in King County, Wash., was a mix of three different pilot projects. It has since been reimagined as an easy-to-use transportation alternative for the Seattle metro area.
The new garbage collector, which costs around $600,000, has a 290 kWh total battery capacity that allows it to hold a charge for about eight hours. The new collector is expected to save around $20,000 in annual fuel costs.