U.S. DOT announces $160 million for transportation technology projects
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $160 million in new grant funding for transportation technology projects.
Colorado to add 150 new connected vehicle devices to roadways
Colorado awarded contracts to two connected-vehicle companies, furthering an initiative aimed at reducing congestion and improving safety.
Utah's 'talking' cars project enters second phase
Transportation officials in Utah said vehicles that can communicate with roadside infrastructure — and receive warnings from the cloud — could soon reduce roadway deaths.
From 'smart mobility hubs' to crowdsourcing traffic data, Columbus tests new transportation tech
The Smart Columbus regional partnership in Ohio has announced three new pilot projects to reduce traffic congestion and improve access to transportation options.
Hackers could sow chaos by shutting down connected cars, researchers say
A new study led by a Georgia Tech professor imagines a nightmare scenario in which hackers control enough internet-connected vehicles to shut down an entire city.
How Smart Columbus is advancing city transportation tech
Commentary: Jordan Davis, a director at the Columbus Partnership, shares how the Ohio capital is making the most of its $570 million experiment.
Ohio opens 540-acre testing ground for 'smart' vehicles
The facility, called SMARTCenter, is the latest addition to the state's investment in autonomous and connected vehicle research.
Utah invests $50 million in connected and autonomous vehicle infrastructure
Officials say they'll work with Panasonic to advance from Utah's current time-saving and efficiency techniques onto roadway technologies that can save lives.
'Smart city' initiatives are creating a flood of new data
As municipal devices tuck away trillions of terabytes of data, smart-city experts say they don't have the workforce or infrastructure to parse the information.