Posts tagged Uber
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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Smart Cincy Summit to Cover Smart Mobility, Infrastructure and More

Smart city techies will arrive in Cincinnati this week to learn about smart mobility and infrastructure projects taking hold across the greater Cincinnati-Kentucky-Indiana region. The second annual Smart Cincy Summit opens Thursday, April 26 in Cincinnati, and is set to attract about 250 state and local leaders.

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The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State

The tech boom has diffused beyond the traditional hotbeds of California, New York, and Massachusetts, across the entire United States.

In the latest map of the most well-funded American tech startup in each state, some companies with the deepest pockets were found in Florida (Magic Leap, $1.89B), Virginia (OneWeb, $2.2B), Utah (Domo, $698M), and Illinois (Avant, $655M).

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Waymo CEO On Uber Crash: Our Self-Driving Car Would Have Avoided Pedestrian

Just what went wrong with a self-driving Uber car that failed to avoid fatally hitting a pedestrian crossing a dark Tempe, Arizona, street isn’t yet known. But the head of Waymo is confident of this: His autonomous vehicles would have stopped in time.

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Ohio shines at the Smart Regions Congress

Recently, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus have all been ramping up efforts around smart technology and policy planning and development. At the state level, leaders have recently formed Drive Ohio, and have been actively investing in growing tech-based and tech-enabled economies.

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Uber, Lyft, and others sign ‘shared mobility pledge’ to improve urban transportation options

Ride-sharing startups like Uber and Lyft have been notorious for clashing with city leaders as they expand. Now, as many transportation startups are looking in the direction of autonomous technology, 15 of them have signed a joint mobility pledge, outlining for skeptical city leaders how they aim to create more livable, sustainable cities.

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Learn What Uber is Doing for Smart Transportation — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Uber’s leader for federal affairs Dave Barmore helped lead a dynamic panel at last month’s Smart Regions Conference in Washington, DC. The panel, Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions, focused on solutions to a long list of problems believed to be tied to two main areas: infrastructure and transportation.

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How Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Work Together — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Smart Regions Congress: Panel on Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions Transportation and Infrastructure planning proved to be a high-interest topic at the Smart Regions Congress held last month in Washington, DC.

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Uber is giving Cincinnati a glimpse at the data so many cities covet

On Tuesday, Uber announced the Cincinnati Mobility Lab, a three-year partnership with Cincinnati that includes expanded driver resources, a curbside traffic study, access to its data-sharing website and several other initiatives aimed at improving the commuting experience throughout the city.

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When Cities and Private Mobility Companies Vie For Data - The Atlantic

How, exactly, should policymakers respond to the rapid rise of new private mobility services such as ride-hailing, dockless shared bicycles, and microtransit?  City leaders will need accurate and detailed information about all urban trips—however the traveler chose to get from one place to another.

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