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San Leandro City Council Approves Fiber Optics Smart City Master Plan 

SAN LEANDRO, CA: At the September 17th City Council meeting, Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter and the San Leandro City Council unanimously approved a Fiber Optics Master Plan to guide expansion and increased utilization of the City’s fiber network.

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Santa Monica will allow Lime, Bird, Lyft and JUMP to operate e-scooters | TechCrunch

The city of Santa Monica has officially awarded Bird, Lime, Lyft and JUMP Bikes, which Uber acquired in April, permits to operate both electric scooters and/or bikes in the city as part of its 16-month pilot program beginning September 17.

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Startup Digitizes 17 Cities' Zoning Codes, Aiming to Answer Developers' and Governments' Questions

Local zoning codes tend to be a little complicated. So when somebody wants to use a zoning code to figure something out — a developer trying to figure out where they can build, or a city leader who wants to understand what the impacts of a policy change would be — it can take a lot of work.

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Cybersecurity is Critical to Unleash the Promise of Autonomous Vehicles

The potential of autonomous vehicles could generate a fundamental shift in our society. Market predictions suggest that by 2025 autonomous vehicles market could be worth $6 billion and a reported estimate of $80 billion has been invested in the entire space during the last 3 years.

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SACOG Region shares RFQ for Next Generation Transit Strategy

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is seeking a consultant/team to analyze and recommend strategies for developing a more robust public transportation and mobility system in the SACOG region, given current disruptions and advances in technology.

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911Go SMART Community Risk Reduction — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

Led by the Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department (CCSDFD), 911-GO is a program focused on smart community risk reduction.  Safety and security are enhanced by leveraging SMART infrastructure, digital assets, and artificial intelligence enabled technological solutions to deliver public awareness, mixed-reality training for firefighters and augmented cyber-physical enabled emergency response mitigation; to protect responders and save civilian lives.

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A Healthcare Giant Enters the Battle for Cheaper Housing

Housing is healthcare. That’s a common refrain among leaders working on public health issues that range from substance abuse to food insecurity. Fighting poverty and homelessness, and treating the many negative health outcomes associated with living outside shelter, starts with helping people secure safe, affordable housing. It’s the bedrock tenet of the “housing first” movement.

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Tampa-Orlando hyperloop could be in central Florida's future | Smart Cities Dive

California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) could be considering developing a hyperloop transit system through Central Florida, connecting Tampa and Orlando along the Interstate 4 corridor at maximum speeds near 700 mph, according to WFLA News Channel 8.

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Alphabet, FedEx, Uber to participate in DOT drone program

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the 10 selectees for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft System Pilot (UAS) Integration Program, all of which will develop drone pilot programs to help the DOT craft regulation for drone use.

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Waymo and Google Launch a Self-Driving Truck Pilot in Atlanta

Waymo’s  autonomous trucking program is coming along – though we haven’t heard much about it since discovering it was a real thing last year, Waymo recently announced that it’s launching a pilot program in Atlanta to focus specifically on self-driving trucks and automated logistics.

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CityLift Parking and Signature Development Group Held a Grand Opening Ceremony for the Hive Parking Structure

CityLift Parking and Signature Development Group, both Oakland based companies, today held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony for the Hive Parking Structure, the first and only fully-automated parking structure in Northern California. The two companies were joined by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for the ceremony.

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All 50 states vote yes on AT&T’s $40 billion emergency response network FirstNet – TechCrunch

Today, AT&T announced that all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia have officially signed on to FirstNet, a government program operated by AT&T to provide universal emergency response communications across the country.

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San Antonio develops committee to advance smart city goals | Smart Cities Dive

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced this week the creation of the Innovation and Technology Committee that will work closely with the city's Innovation Office to develop smart city initiatives focused on a number of goals including enhancing cybersecurity, promoting digital inclusion, improving mobility, expanding municipal broadband and pursuing economic opportunity.

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Microsoft will renovate Silicon Valley campus into its ‘smartest, greenest office yet’ – GeekWire

A week after announcing plans for a historic redevelopment of its original Redmond, Wash., headquarters, Microsoft this morning unveiled plans to overhaul its 32-acre campus in Mountain View, Calif., saying the revamped facility will achieve new environmental milestones for tech office buildings.

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