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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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Did you know which are the top 3 smart cities in the world?

A city is characterized as smart city “when investments in human and social capital and traditional (transport) and modern (ICT) communication infrastructure fuel sustainable economic development and a high quality of life, with a wise management of natural resources, through participatory action.”

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Solving Traffic Deaths with Smart Mobility — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

How Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructure Save Lives The costs of outdated and overcrowded traffic grids includes avoidable death and injuries, according to Jason Goldman of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

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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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FCC Commissioner Clyburn talks connectivity, infrastructure, and impact at the Smart Regions Congress — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, FCC Commissioner Clyburn discussed the importance of broadband deployment and adoption, and how we must increase access to connectivity for economically disenfranchised communities.

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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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Smart Columbus Initiative Seeks Open-Source Data-Sharing Infrastructure

Smart Columbus is looking to build a web-based information system that will collect and share data, allowing vehicles, roads and streetlights to communicate.

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Boston OKs autonomous Optimus cars

A second self-driving car company will start carrying passengers in Boston soon and could eventually use its autonomous vehicles to help employees of Seaport companies get to work. Optimus Ride, based in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park in South Boston, was approved by city officials to carry passengers in its autonomous vehicles last week.

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Gov. Kashic Launches DriveOhio with Executive Order

Gov. Kasich Launches DriveOhio with Executive Order, establishing it as a one-stop shop for researchers, developers and manufacturers to collaborate on autonomous and connected vehicle initiatives in Ohio.

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Intel Shows Off Volocopter – A Battery-Operated Flying Car At CES 2018 | Impact Lab

At Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas, Intel today showed off its prototype of Volocopter, which according to the company is “essentially a flying car”. However, it is basically a drone that is big enough to carry a passenger.

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Jaguar Land Rover Uses CES to Unveil Innovative Connected Technology - Tires & Parts News

Jaguar Land Rover used the CES event to unveil several products related to ultra-fast connectivity including a highly advanced Qualcomm SnapdragonM 820Am Automotive platform. Thanks to this platform, all models from Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will offer ultra-quick and efficient connectivity, limitless in-car entertainment and over-the-air downloads.

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Connected vehicle project to steer towards autonomous public transport

The multi-million pound project is bringing together mobility experts and academic partners to make autonomous London a reality…A £13.4 million initiative to create a driverless transport testing area based in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and nearby Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London is due to be up and running by spring 2019.

 

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Cubic to provide Los Angeles area with regional smart card transit platform

Cubic Corporation's  Cubic Transportation Systems business division has been awarded a contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to deliver an integrated mobile app in support of the regional contactless fare system in that area, according to a press release.  

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Autonomous Cars Are Driving on Our Streets. Welcome to 2018.

While the SELF DRIVE act has passed the House, it is yet to pass the Senate — although the Senate has given its approval to other legislation that will influence the access autonomous vehicles have to our road networks. Still, various companies are gearing up to start testing their autonomous vehicles in coming years.

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How can truck-driver jobs fit into a driverless economy?

Driverless trucks and cars are likely coming soon. They are envisioned to save time and money and help the environment – but they may also throw millions out of work.In a society that largely identifies worth through what one does, the economic shock may be matched by the social one.

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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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New study reveals best ways to cut transport emissions - Cities Today - Connecting the world's urban leaders

Three new mobility services can improve the movement of urban inhabitants, according to research conducted by the Coalition for Urban Transitions, an initiative to support decision makers in ensuring that city action is linked to broader economic planning.

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