San Francisco and UC Berkeley to push on with smart transit

San Francisco is using the momentum from its failed Smart City Challenge bid to carry on developing smart transportation initiatives. According to the University of California, Berkeley website, the school is continuing its smart city collaboration with the city of San Francisco. This collaboration was initially established for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City […]

Why Columbus won the DOT Smart Cities Challenge

Ohio’s capital city, Columbus, is rumored to have won the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Smart City Challenge, receiving $40 million from the DOT, and $10M from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. — along with another $90 million pledged by private sector partners to change the mobility landscape of the city. “This funding is a […]

How San Francisco plans to win the DOT Smart Cities Challenge

The Smart Cities thing is getting big. How big? Big enough for the Federal government to take notice and even set aside $40 million in grant dollars to support one city to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into their transportation network. It’s the Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities […]


Columbus eyes $40m grant to build smart transport

Columbus, Ohio is considering throwing its hat in the ring for the $40 million federal Smart City Challenge that will transform the city into a next generation transportation concern. As reported in, Columbus is weighing a bid for the U.S. Department of Transport’s $40 million Smart City grant. The winning city will use the […]