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US government announces $165 million for smart cities in Pittsburgh, home to Uber self-driving pilot

US government announces $165 million for smart cities in Pittsburgh, home to Uber self-driving pilot

🕔12:29, 14.Oct 2016

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has announced a new funding round for smart city projects worth $165 million that will award solutions to reduce traffic congestion and better integrate alternative public transit and ride-sharing systems. While full smart city conversion

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Columbus Meets The Challenge

Columbus Meets The Challenge

🕔20:31, 19.Jul 2016

Thinking Highways and Thinking Cities editor in chief Kevin Borras talks to Andrew Ginther, Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, the winner of the $40m US DOT Smart City Challenge. What gave Columbus the edge? What processes were involved in applying? How

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Revolution in mobility technology creates great opportunities for cutting emissions – but there are challenges too

Revolution in mobility technology creates great opportunities for cutting emissions – but there are challenges too

🕔15:14, 5.Jul 2016

The combination of connectivity, automation plus shared vehicle ownership and use has the potential to make car travel greener and cheaper, cutting energy use and helping accelerate the introduction of low carbon vehicles. However, these energy and carbon benefits are

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