Posts tagged TX
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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Lewisville TX — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

This project seeks to construct a sustainable, fast, green, affordable and flexible mobility system that serves the needs of people and businesses, including fast and inexpensive employment accessibility across the region, giving both residents and businesses the transportation access they need to succeed.

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Houston to launch autonomous shuttle pilot program

Metro hasn't actually purchased the vehicles yet, but it offered information about the design and features it's investigating, such as the slow-speed, small bus-sized shuttles. That would make the vehicles similar to those used in autonomous shuttle pilots in DenverLas Vegas and at the University of Michigan.

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Growth Prompts Smart Cities Talk in Texas

(TNS) — FRISCO, Texas — For one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, discussions about responsible growth are an ongoing conversation.The latest iteration of those talks brought top leaders from government, education and business together on Thursday. The topic? Smart cities and all of the associated buzzwords: innovation, technology, efficiency, competitiveness, sustainability, partnerships.

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Report: Smart surfaces save cities billions through increased resilience

Applying smart surface techniques throughout a city could even the playing field and create greater equity while greatly improving health and quality of life for low-income residents.Smart surfaces can have an effect on surrounding areas and not just the city that integrates them, the report says. Reducing urban heat and smog does not just happen within a city's borders, so entire regions could benefit from a city investing in smart surfaces.

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IOT: Jacobs Builds Predictive Partnership With Atos, Receives Industry Awards » Dallas Innovates

Jacobs Engineering Group, a Dallas-based global provider of technical, professional, and scientific services, has announced a partnership with international digital transformation company Atos.  The deal will bring data capture and analysis through predictive, condition-based maintenance and field services optimization solutions to industries including water, energy, transport, aviation, nuclear, and the built environment.

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Dallas picks Ericsson for smart cities traffic solution

The City of Dallas has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to install and host an Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) based on Ericsson’s Connected Urban Transport solution.

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A massive seawall for Southeast Texas could save money. But so far, there's none to spend

But Texas A&M researchers found that if the government builds a 17-foot barrier about 60 miles long from Galveston Island to Bolivar Peninsula, the potential residential destruction from a storm surge would drop to about $6 billion – a reduction of more than 80 percent.

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Peloton shows platooning in MI; commercial release in 2018

The demonstration featured a pair of Peloton-equipped Volvo VNL670 class 8 trucks platooning at approximately 65 feet, and allowed participants to experience how semi-automated and connected vehicle technology, including Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, assists drivers in a real-world setting.

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At least 47 cities around the world are piloting self-driving cars — Quartz

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute have compiled a list of all the cities testing or developing AVs by interviewing and surveying public officials as well as media reports and public documents. The list includes 47 cities that are hosting pilot programs or have committed to doing so.

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