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Molly Bolan

Assistant Editor, Route Fifty

Molly Bolan
Molly Bolan is the assistant editor at Route Fifty. She previously covered education for The Keene Sentinel in her home state of New Hampshire.
Public Safety

One city's proposed e-scooter ultimatum: No sidewalks or no scooting

The new plan under consideration in San Francisco would require all of the transportation devices to have anti-sidewalk technology or to stop operation.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Why smart cities are about more than just tech

“Diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility—that is a thread throughout, it is not an afterthought.”

Data & Analytics

New dashboard tracks climate data, projects extreme weather events

The Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation portal tracks real-time and location-specific information about extreme weather threats and shares resources about federal funding opportunities and case studies of how communities are navigating climate threats. 

Data & Analytics

Mayors' initiative to harness data to improve government functions, constituent services

The new effort, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, has 22 members in the initial cohort and is expected to grow to 100 mayors during the next two years.