Philadelphia's augmented reality challenge targets transit navigation

by • 11 months ago

Officials said they're especially interested in serving their "most vulnerable" residents, such as people with disabilities, non-English speakers and the elderly.

Columbus, Ohio, readies 'Smart Columbus 2.0'

by • 11 months ago

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

Los Angeles wants flying taxis in the next three years

by • 1 year ago

A brand-new aviation company will try to realize Mayor Eric Garcetti's dream of flying taxis in the nation's second-biggest city.

Miami-Dade transit using AI to monitor passengers for social distancing

by • 2 years ago

The county's transit authority signed up an analytics firm after the pandemic hit to track effects of its COVID-19 response measures.

Austin is building a $7.1 billion transit system from scratch

by • 2 years ago

Residents of the Texas capital voted to fund a brand-new rail system that will consider passengers' data privacy and user experience when it is built.

Maryland universities to track transit patterns of Baltimore residents

by • 2 years ago

A group of university researchers and state authorities will monitor the movements of 1,000 Baltimore residents with the goal of improving transit "through an equity lens."

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

by • 3 years ago

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

Columbus launches yearlong microtransit pilot

by • 3 years ago

A shuttle system, powered by ride-sharing software company Via, will introduce microtransit to Central Ohio.

Even smart cities have a big transportation gap, study shows

by • 5 years ago

Economic forces have created a death of intercity travel options, new analysis shows, even in leading smart cities like Columbus, Ohio.