Posts tagged IN
Indiana Broadband: State Commits $100M; New Study Shows Value of High-Speed Access - America's Electric Cooperatives

The state of Indiana will invest $100 million to develop high-speed internet access in its sparsely populated counties. The announcement comes on the heels of new research showing the state could gain $12 billion in economic benefits from rural broadband service.

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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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Team Smart Lake — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

Representing a coalition of key stakeholders across the Lake Erie Basin, Team Smart Lake is working on building next generation infrastructure - composed of distributed sensors, networked telemetry, and advanced analytics - for our common water resource.

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How Could Driverless Vehicles Affect Ohioans' Daily Lives? | WVXU

As research and testing of autonomous vehicles and smart mobility programs in the state ramp up, we could see driverless vehicles on the streets of Cincinnati, in coordination with the ongoing Smart Cincy initiative.

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Indiana Unveils Plan To Increase Internet Access In Rural Communities - Eagle Country 99.3

(Indianapolis, Ind.) - Today, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs unveiled their rural strategy on how to better support and elevate Indiana’s rural communities at a public announcement in Greensburg, Ind.

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Breaking Down the "State of a City"

A sharply increasing disparity in technology continues to deepen the digital divide among peer cities. In fact, smaller cities that leverage their assets, including rights of way, have the opportunity to outperform larger cities in the digital transformation. 

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Self-driving shuttle vehicles may transport people at UC, CVG airport

A local group paving the way for self-driving vehicles in Greater Cincinnati hopes to spark a transportation revolution with a driverless shuttle pilot program early next year.  Smart Cincy is a public-private partnership pushing for a "connected vehicle infrastructure" in Greater Cincinnati that is negotiating with the school and the airport to launch autonomous shuttles on their campuses early next year, Huhn said.

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Charting a New Broadband Course - America's Electric Cooperatives

While a few electric cooperatives have managed to provide internet service in Indiana, Jackson County REMC is the first to undertake a broadband build-out under a new law that eliminates the need to adjust private electric easements with existing above-ground infrastructure, which co-op officials called a key obstacle.

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$300 Billion War Beneath the Street: Fighting to Replace America’s Water Pipes - The New York Times

The outcome of the industry rivalry between iron and plastics will also determine the country’s response to an infrastructure challenge of epic proportions.

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What a Digital City Hall Could Be

Anyone with a smartphone knows that even the coolest-looking app will go unused if it fails to meet the user's needs. The same is true for a newly launched or redesigned government website: Attractiveness and basic functionality -- new fonts, formatting and navigation tools -- are necessary but will fail to accomplish their purpose if they are not supported by addressing the underlying issues that can make accessing government services so cumbersome.

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