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California creates statewide homeless data warehouse
14 Apr 2021
The Homeless Data Integration System, launched by the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council, will allow the state to make data-driven policy decisions in efforts to prevent and end homelessness.
Long Beach Transit introduces trip planning app
07 Apr 2021
Moovit’s free app combines official information from LBT, as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey in Long Beach and beyond.
All California 911 centres set to receive real-time crash data
23 Mar 2021
Beginning in May, the majority of telecommunicators at more than 400 public safety answering points will have direct access to crash data without having to rely on verbal relay of information.
Anaheim public transport operator bids to be all-electric by 2025
02 Mar 2021
The Anaheim Transportation Network has been awarded a $5m grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator by the California Energy Commission.
Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County
23 Nov 2020
Cashless mobile ticketing is integrated into the Vamos mobility app to help make journeys safer, easier and simpler across transit agencies serving San Joaquin County.
City of Medford upgrades more than 7,000 streetlights
28 Oct 2020
Improvements are being financed by a low-interest loan and include converting all city- and utility-owned streetlights, as well as additional park and parking lot locations.
New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding
13 May 2020
The Optipark system captures data through camera sensors and delivers crucial availability and location information to drivers to help improve the parking experience for the visiting public.
All-electric ride-hailing service extends its offering
06 Mar 2020
Start-up Go360 claims to offer a unique ride subscription model to help people get to work and transit hubs faster and easier using employee drivers.
City of Fremont launches autonomous shuttle service for employees
28 Feb 2020
The service, provided by Pony.ai, is part of Fremont’s drive to decrease single-driver commuting and has the potential to expand beyond city employees in the future.
Road usage charge pilot offers roadmap for transportation funding in the US
15 Jan 2020
To compensate for diminishing funds, a growing number of American states have looked to alternative revenue systems based on vehicle miles travelled.
Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap
28 Nov 2019
Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city must kick its "zero-emissions transportation future into high gear" and the goal is to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in GHGs and pollution by the 2028 Olympic Games.
Nokia private wireless networks drive digital transformation
19 Nov 2019
Among the customers using the networks are public sector organisations and cities with use cases ranging from testing drones for tsunami evacuation alerts to building smarter ports.
California launches first state-wide earthquake warning app
23 Oct 2019
The tool uses ground motion sensors to detect earthquakes before humans can feel them and send automated notifications.
San José strengthens its emergency response capability
27 Jun 2019
The Californian city has deployed the FirstNet communications platform to all of its public safety and emergency response staff.
Los Angeles moves legacy IT infrastructure to the cloud
22 Mar 2019
The mainframe-based system will transition to the California Department of Technology’s state data centre in Sacramento in a $10.5m modernisation project.
Chula Vista sends out smart signals
19 Sep 2017
The city in Southern California has chosen Trafficware’s SynchroGreen signal technology to adapt to traffic patterns
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?
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