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Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Mobility engineering and technology company, Superpedestrian, wants to work closely with cities to encourage safe-riding and protect shared public spaces.

Robot cleaners win MIT Sloan's inaugural AI competition

Robot cleaners win MIT Sloan's inaugural AI competition

The robots perform the task of spraying disinfectant at consistent rates and speeds, enabling human cleaners to focus on manually scrubbing biofilms and residues.

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics is installing Soofa Signs’ digital outdoor media platform across the city, enabling communities to post feedback.

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Emergency preparedness hubs are designed to operate entirely off grid during a disaster and provide crucial services, including power and communication.

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Populus allows cities to securely access vehicle and trip data from shared mobility operators to help shape transportation policies

MIT survey poses ethical questions over driverless cars

MIT survey poses ethical questions over driverless cars

A global survey by MIT explores how autonomous cars should be programmed, revealing ethics preferences and regional differences