Los Angeles wants flying taxis in the next three years
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
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
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
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
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
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
Economic forces have created a death of intercity travel options, new analysis shows, even in leading smart cities like Columbus, Ohio.
Transit startup Remix gets $10 million in follow-on funding
The company plans for aggressive growth in the U.S. and Europe as smart city tech becomes more common.
Transit-connected Wi-Fi kiosks spring up in Miami-Dade County
Billed as the 'world's first fully integrated smart city ecosystem,' a 300-kiosk project will bring new connectivity and data to city streets.