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Texas regional consortium pursues new ways to accelerate public sector innovation
03 Jun 2021
The North Texas Innovation Alliance is partnering with Marketplace.city to help to source and evaluate technology solutions and financial models to unlock new revenue sources.
Virgin Hyperloop picks West Virginia for futuristic transport test centre
13 Oct 2020
The ambition is for the centre to pave the way for the certification of hyperloop systems in the US and around the world – the first step towards realisation of commercial projects.
Austin deploys emergency preparedness app for citizens
02 Oct 2020
The app will provide resources and information for citizens across the Central Texas area to better prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies, as well as coronavirus updates.
Dallas public transit agency upgrades kiosks to become touchless
24 Aug 2020
Interactive Citypost smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be contactless to help address Covid-19 concerns.
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.
Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure
29 Jun 2020
Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.
City of Pasadena deploys mobile smart city solution
03 Jun 2020
Mayor Jeff Wagner said that giving citizens the opportunity to receive information relating to Covid-19 or other emergency situations directly on their mobile phones is paramount.
Texan innovation alliance pledges to address immediate and core priorities
28 May 2020
The North Texas Innovation Alliance, which has also joined the City Possible network, will focus both on immediate challenges related to Covid-19, as well as look ahead to establish core priorities.
Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety
19 May 2020
Applied Information’s system uses a combination of technologies to create an active safety zone that encourages pedestrians and drivers to be more alert.
All-digital hotel opens in Fort Worth
05 Feb 2020
The smart hotel aims to deliver the “next-generation connected guest experience” through location-based analytics, as well as by utilising the latest offerings from digital vendors.
Virgin Hyperloop One kicks off US road trip
30 Jun 2019
The mass transit system is being presented to state and local governments and stakeholders – including those in Ohio, Missouri and Texas, where feasibility studies are ongoing.
Texas creates future mobility innovation zone
11 Jun 2019
Real-estate company Hillwood is establishing the AllianceTexas multi-modal transportation testbed, north of Forth Worth, which incorporates air and rail hubs.
MassChallenge accelerator seeks start-ups in Houston
04 Feb 2019
Six-week bootcamp includes a range of intensive in-person training, mentoring, community connectivity and virtual classes
Austin launches circular economy challenge
11 Jan 2019
Styrofoam coolers and wine grape skins are among the materials available for those wishing to take part in the Texas city’s annual contest to find innovative solutions to repurpose waste
Sit-down scooter ride-share rolls out in Austin
09 Jan 2019
OjO Electric will provide what claims to be the Texan city’s first ever commuter-focused electric scooter ride-share programme
Waco improves its water efficiency
09 Dec 2018
The Texas city is implementing technology from Itron to improve water efficiency and reduce water loss
Austin tests traffic tech for connected vehicles
30 Oct 2018
It becomes the first city in the state of Texas to enter the US Department of Transportation’s signal phasing and timing challenge
Texas alliance issues statewide automated vehicle procurement
26 Jun 2018
The Texas Innovation Alliance wants to help cities use last-mile and short-trip mobility solutions to address their transportation challenges
Austin signals commitment to open data
06 Jun 2018
Austin Transportation is launching the Data and Performance Hub that makes real-time data about signal operations accessible to everyone
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
GE and Invenergy to build largest wind farm in US
01 Aug 2017
The Wind Catcher facility is expected to be fully operational by mid-2020 and will be the world’s second largest wind farm
Allen to roll out new wireless network
18 Jul 2017
Scientel Solutions and City of Allen team up to make Allen a “smarter place to visit, work, live and play” with Internet of Things technology
Nearmap offers oblique perspective of the US
11 Jul 2017
3-D models “map reality”, providing unique 3-D location content for immersive visualisation, comprehensive planning and compelling communications
Austin: building a smarter, more inclusive city
02 May 2017
Workshop provided a forum to explore ways to use technology to benefit populations that are often left behind
22 Jun 2021
smartmicro: seamless object tracking at the intersection
smartmicro is bringing a new approach to traffic detection through radar synchronisation for seamless object tracking.
Connecting the silos to open up the smart city
Smart lighting: why we are discussing it again
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
OnDemand Webinar: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
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