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Cities want technology vendors that listen, not just 'sell stuff'

by • 2 months ago

Officials have long complained of companies that offer products in search of a problem. New procurement strategies are cropping up as a result.

Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

by • 5 months ago

A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

Portland, Ore., mayor rallies support for 5G lawsuit with FCC

by • 10 months ago

“We need every single mayor who cares about this issue — local control of local assets — to sign on with this," Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said.

Portland, Oregon, installs 200 traffic sensors as it aims to fill up 'data lake'

by • 1 year ago

The additional technology arrives as city council prepares to vote on the Smart Cities PDX initiative.

Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules

by • 2 years ago

A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.

Portland looks to analytics, clean transit to meet 2050 renewable energy goal

by • 3 years ago

Officials in Portland and Multnomah County, Oregon, say data, partnerships and political willpower can help them hit their goal of operating on fully renewable energy by 2050.

Tech, transit and planning officials foresee a multimodal future fraught with complexity

by • 3 years ago

The popularization of new modes of transportation and the burgeoning Internet of Things is presenting regulatory and planning challenges faster than city leaders can answer them.

USPS unveils 5 potential smart city projects

by • 3 years ago

The U.S. Postal Service seeks to enhance its offerings with a series of digital innovations.

Finalists for $40M federal smart city contest make their last pitches

by • 3 years ago

The seven cities left in the running for the Department of Transportation's "Smart City Challenge" pleaded their cases for funds to overhaul their transportation infrastructure through IT.