Transportation will never be the same once our machines know how we feel. We are all entering a wholesale, global disruption of the way people move from one place to another. More than any other change in this sector, the one that is likely to have the most significant impact on human society is the […]
AT&T and the City of Chicago are deepening their smart city partnership with a pilot project for smart kiosks and bus shelters. The telecoms giant is expanding its smart cities work in the city with the new structures that will provide free Wi-Fi. The announcement of the project, which will roll the technology out within […]
Transportation has been vastly underfunded in the past two decades, according to most Democrats in the House and Senate. President Obama tried to raise taxes on oil imports and gas usage to fund transportation projects, but Congress has been a stone wall, refusing to raise taxes or spend more on infrastructure. You would think under […]
Florida State University (FSU) is partnering with the City of Tallahassee on an urban mobility project that aims to boost smart city resiliency. According to FSUnews.com the university is working with city officials to enhance Tallahassee’s utilization of current transportation and power systems. The city is looking to determine how to better handle large-scale civic […]
An electioneering Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced government support of smart city innovation that could see more than $100 million invested each year. As announced in a campaign press release, Turnbull will create a smart city investment fund and a collaborative smart cities program if he is re-elected in early July. Turnbull promised to […]
Eric Schmidt and Travis Kalanick share insights, and even bizarre stories.
Travis Kalanick explains what may lie ahead for Uber.
A look at the deep influence a new car culture will have on our daily lives.
Is it a tech company?
Burner phones on demand.
Intelligent cars controlled by dumb traffic lights. What’s up with that?
California has voted to formally regulate ride-sharing operators, making it the first U.S. state to acknowledge them as a valid business.
A Hyperloop? Seriously, I would spend all my money to bring these technologies to the world.
California says ride-sharing service Lyft can do business while the state decides on new rules that could change the taxi industry.
Zipcar’s acquisition by Avis is an unsettling example of the disruptor selling out to the disrupted.
It’s the one place you’re free to sing, swear and swerve. For some it’s a mobile office, others a sanctuary from the rest of their lives. But this private place is now becoming more public thanks to the latest head-scratching regulation from the U.S. government.