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On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs
01 Dec 2020
Those living in the Farmington and Farmington Hills area can plan their journeys and book their trip on the Smart Quick Connect On-Demand service, a dynamically-routed transit system.
Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station
18 Nov 2020
Along with a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform and new open spaces, the site plan prioritises the needs of the community with sustainable amenities and recommends abundant green space and biking trails.
Ann Arbor launches contactless mobile ticketing solution
07 Oct 2020
Mobile ticketing is considered an important component in helping make transit as safe as possible by removing the need to physically exchange currency, tickets or passes.
Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?
17 Aug 2020
Urban Footprint has combined datasets to help governments and frontline organisations better understand where spikes may happen next and plan ahead to deliver relief and essential resources.
Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor
14 Aug 2020
The initial phase of the project will test technology and explore the viability of a more than 40-mile driverless vehicle corridor between Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Michigan formally launches future mobility office
19 Jul 2020
The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.
Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges
27 May 2020
A disinfecting robot, contactless autonomous delivery system and vehicle safety partitions are among the solutions to have received funding by PlanetM’s challenge.
Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan
12 Mar 2020
Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development and road intelligence company Carmera have produced comprehensive, accurate mapping data for roadway features in central Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Which US states rank as innovation champions?
09 Jan 2020
The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.
Continental launches smart intersections with wrong-way driver detection in Michigan
30 Dec 2019
The hub in Auburn Hills features a range of technology aimed at increasing safety at intersections, improving traffic flow and reducing pollution.
Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge
06 Nov 2019
Detroiters will be able to see the technology first-hand in public demonstrations next year and book rides using a mobility-as-a-service app developed by Moovit.
The Rapid and Via team for on-demand paratransit
06 Aug 2019
New network will see the transit agency upgrade its paratransit service in Michigan with on-demand ride-hailing technology, as opposed to pre-scheduling days in advance.
UK and Michigan collaborate on mobility
25 Apr 2018
The two sides have pledged to work together on harmonising global policy, regulations and standards to make future transportation safer
LA, NYC and Chicago top the smart list
06 Sep 2017
The trio have been named the smartest cities in North America according to a report by intelligence company ABI Research
Self-driving pizza delivery on the way?
29 Aug 2017
Domino’s Pizza and Ford are commencing consumer research of pizza delivery using autonomous vehicles
Michigan takes driverless lead
12 Dec 2016
Governor Rick Snyder signs landmark legislation to allow operation of autonomous vehicles on the state’s roadways
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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