Four cities pilot curbside tech to manage urban congestion

by • 4 months ago

Nashville, Tennessee; Aspen, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; and West Palm Beach, Florida, will test technology from the company Coord to better understand how curbsides are being used in their downtown areas.

‘Way too many people’ are driving alone in Los Angeles, metro CIO says

by • 12 months ago

LA Metro's Joshua Schank says his office's top priority is to encourage other modes of transit besides driving solo. 

A Twitter bot is trying to fix D.C.'s parking problems

by • 2 years ago

The Washington, D.C. license plate lookup tool is seeing early success on Twitter. Now its creators want to develop it into a fully fledged mobile app.

How Los Angeles is using big data to improve traffic

by • 3 years ago

New analytics tools are helping workers spot bottlenecks and relieve roadway congestion.

New map-based coordination app is helping Seattle cut costs on transportation projects

by • 3 years ago

Within the past two months, the city's transportation department says it has already saved nearly 00,000 on construction thanks to the new technology.

Drones four times faster at scanning car crashes than old methods

by • 3 years ago

A new report from the North Carolina transportation department recommends government adoption of the technology for "dramatically reducing" investigation time.

Cutting the commute: Singapore's smart city efforts to fight traffic

by • 3 years ago

The city-state's researchers look to electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, strong transportation policies and public transit as a recipe for smart mobility.

Uber launches open data platform revealing city traffic flows

by • 4 years ago

The ride-hailing company is offering data from its more than 2 billion rides per year on a new website intended to assist city planners.

Rochester, New York, to disconnect red light cameras because offenders can't afford the tickets

by • 4 years ago

Under the weight of soaring poverty rates, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren goes against research and proposes elimination of the city's red light cameras.