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Rise of the Robots: A discussion overview from the Ohio Conference on Freight

The panel session on autonomous transportation systems at the Ohio Conference on Freight - aptly labeled "Rise of the Robots" - considered current and expected impacts of technology on “human” employment and future workforce needs.

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Demystifying Hyperloop: A topic recap from the Ohio Conference on Freight

This past week Venture Smarter was joined by representatives from Drive Ohio, the University of Cincinnati (UC), the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) for the Ohio Conference on Freight hosted by the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI).

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Midwest Connect — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Midwest Connect Corridor project is part of the Rapid-Speed Transportation Initiative (RSTI) to explore intercity routes that could utilize two rapid-speed transportation technology options - traditional passenger rail and/or Hyperloop technology - between Chicago, Columbus, and Pittsburgh.

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AZ Hyperloop Coalition — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Arizona Hyperloop Coalition is implementing a high-speed and sustainable transportation solution to improve efficiency in freight transport, reduce waste, boost economic activity through increased trade, and promote connected communities.

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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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Bridging the American Infrastructure Gap - The 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge

Crumbling infrastructure and depleted government budgets are putting a strain on municipalities, states, and communities across the country. At the same time, advances in technology are creating new opportunities to solve our most pressing needs that can help to alleviate these stresses for agencies and communities.

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Elon Musk shares updated pedestrian-first Boring Co. Hyperloop transit plan

Elon Musk has shifted his pans for The Boring Company: While it will still focus on digging tunnels to provide a network of underground tubes suitable for use by high-speed Hyperloop pods, the plan now is to use that Hyperloop to transport pedestrians and cyclists first, and then only later to work on moving cars around underground to bypass traffic.

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MORPC announces multi-million dollar rapid-speed transportation initiative

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has announced a $2.5 million rapid-speed transportation initiative to explore intercity routes.

According to MORPC, the routes could utilize two rapid-speed transportation technology options, including a traditional passenger rail system and/or Hyperloop technology , between Chicago, Columbus and Pittsburgh.

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Elon Musk wants to whisk you from NYC to DC in 30 minutes with a new Hyperloop

The founder of SpaceX and Tesla is accustomed to flashy enterprises and larger-than-life dreams (that all seem to be coming to fruition), and now, he’s turning his attention to a simple problem that plagues all of us: Traffic. Because why shouldn’t it take us 29 minutes to get from New York to D.C.?

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Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities P3 coming to Greater Cincinnati — Smart Cincy

On Monday, December 4th, Cincinnati leaders meet with Ohio Department of Transportation, Jobs-Ohio, and The Governor’s Office to discuss deploying autonomous vehicle test locations in Cincinnati and making the region smarter using IoT and connected technologies.

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Hyperloop firm Arrivo to create 200 mph traffic-busting tubes in downtown Denver

Arrivo founder Brogan BamBrogan joined Colorado transportation officials in Denver Tuesday to announce a partnership to create a network of roadside tubes at the congested heart of the city that promises to whisk drivers and their cars to their destinations at speeds of up to 200 mph.

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Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say - Baltimore Sun

Maryland has given transportation pioneer Elon Musk permission to dig tunnels for the high-speed, underground transit system known as a hyperloop that Musk wants to build between New York and Washington.

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Richard Branson Just Hinted That He's Getting Involved With the Hyperloop | Inc.com

Richard Branson has long been working on revolutionizing the way people travel the skies. Now, he might have similar aspirations for here on Earth.In an interview with British GQ, the Virgin founder apparently hinted that he's interested in getting involved with the hyperloop, the high-speed rail idea first proposed by Elon Musk in 2013.

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Columbus connection named as finalist for Hyperloop transportation

Hyperloop One seeks to build something like a pneumatic tube that can move pods of people or goods at speeds up to 671 miles per hour. That means trips to and from Pittsburgh would take 18 minutes and the 360-mile trip to and from Chicago could take 29 minutes. The idea is to provide the capacity of a train at the speed of a plane.

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A smart city: It’s not just about technology

Technology is what enables us to build smarter, more efficient processes for these aspects of city planning. What we need to do is design urban infrastructure that scales and grows as the city does. Now, it’s not about building just a smarter city, but as Y Combinator rightly put it, a better city. After all, who are we designing this city for? The people in it.

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