Technology

Bridging Divides in International Transportation Planning

This interview series is made possible by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. Each month we feature a leading thinker from VREF’s Future Urban Transport program. Meeting of the Minds took a few moments to talk with Chris Zegras about the use of technology...

‘Smart’ city report advises local leaders to plan ahead

By David Hatch Technologies such as wireless sensors, digital government portals, crowdsourcing and mobile phone apps can help cities boost revenue and efficiencies across all sectors of administration. Editors note: This article first appeared in Citiscope.org and is...

San Jose Tackles Challenge of Digital Equity

As the Capital of Silicon Valley, San José is the “center of the universe” for innovation and disruptive technologies powered by the Internet economy. The San José metro area is the most connected region in the United States according to the 2015 American Communities...

Why Cities Should Operate Their Own Top Level Domains

When we think of destinations on the Internet, we think of web addresses that often end in “.com” or “.net” or even “.us”. These strings to the right of the dot are called “top level domains” (TLDs) and until recently the choices of available TLDs was limited. There...

SCE Replaces Nukes and Gas with Renewables + Storage

Southern California Edison (SCE) serves 15 million people in Southern California. SCE’s power generators and over 12,000 employees keep on the lights and charge 100,000 electric vehicles. SCE delivers reliable electricity in the face of enormous challenges. Two large...
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