Data from mobile ticketing, contactless fare collection systems and ride-share services can help small cities and transit authorities gain real-time insights into their transit routes and schedules to help optimize operations.
The city built cell sites at government-owned facilities such as fire departments and libraries that were already connected to Tucson’s existing fiber backbone.
A unified curb data standard will revolutionize curb data management and enhance the value of a digital curb layer.
Cities across the country are taking their smart transit projects to the next level.
To improve mobility and traffic safety in downtown areas, some cities are testing technology that uses smartphone apps to give parking departments much-needed data.
Greater emphasis on technology will allow cities to react faster and more efficiently to events that challenge pre-established norms.
Many of the early hotspot cities were also at the forefront of innovation, prompting questions over how well connected cities would respond to the pandemic.
Researchers are developing a dynamic feedback traffic signal control system that reduces corridor-level fuel consumption by 20% while maintaining a safe and efficient transportation environment.
A new smart city ranking measuring health and safety, mobility, activities, opportunities and governance, puts New York 10th and Washington, D.C., 12th among 109 global cities.
Smart cities are modernization projects that include digital technology as well as physical and social infrastructure, experts say.
Columbus, Ohio, is driving its Smart City Challenge transportation projects forward, and transit officials in Nashville, Tenn., and across Arizona are integrating and analyzing traffic data, advancing connected vehicle infrastructure and supporting needs of local residents.
The smart base testbed will leverage Marine Corps Air Station Miramar’s investments in both autonomous vehicles testing and microgrid technology.