Columbus, Ohio, readies 'Smart Columbus 2.0'

by • 4 months ago

Columbus will transform its innovation hub into a nonprofit following the completion of a five-year grant program.

Two rural Delaware towns got a new transit and ride-hailing app

by • 6 months ago

Residents of the towns of Georgetown and Millsboro, Delaware can now book transportation through a new app from Via, the company announced this week.

Transportation firm Via acquires digital-mapping company Remix

by • 7 months ago

Via executives said the acquisition of Remix will provide its city customers "enhanced capabilities" for transit planning, scheduling and operations.

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

by • 8 months ago

A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

From 'smart mobility hubs' to crowdsourcing traffic data, Columbus tests new transportation tech

by • 1 year ago

The Smart Columbus regional partnership in Ohio has announced three new pilot projects to reduce traffic congestion and improve access to transportation options.

Local government's open forums must persist during pandemic, say city leaders

by • 1 year ago

As the coronavirus pandemic forces many government services online, technology officials cite concern that some transparency efforts could get left behind.

Columbus, Ohio, launches 'digital capstone' of smart city advice

by • 1 year ago

The Ohio capital city says it's surpassed several environmental benchmarks of a 2016 federal transportation award, particularly with electric vehicle adoption.

Engaging community is key for smart-city development, officials say

by • 2 years ago

Speakers at a smart-cities conference outside Washington said their programs are only worthwhile if residents understand the new technologies being deployed in their communities.

How Smart Columbus is advancing city transportation tech

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: Jordan Davis, a director at the Columbus Partnership, shares how the Ohio capital is making the most of its $570 million experiment.