Mobility Data Unlocks Opportunities in Emerging-Market Megacities

Governments can use public transport data to inform policymaking. Commuters benefit from real-time data on traffic or public-transport status. Yet, the biggest—and largely overlooked—use for mobile data could be for businesses themselves.  Infrastructure planning firms, research organizations, and banks use cutting-edge data sources to help make cities smarter. For investors, mobility data plays a role…

Navigating the New Normal: How Cities are Using Data to Adjust for New Norms

Cities, college campuses, and communities of all shapes and sizes use smart technologies to help keep their residents safe, city operations efficient and improve local quality of life. But whether it’s smart lighting, connected vehicles, networked intersections, or smart buildings, the real value is in the data being collected. This in turn can be used…

Robotaxis are Taking Off – Here are the Companies Leading the Movement

Autonomous cars have been something of a theory for several years. Movies portray them as futuristic inventions that seem intangible and far away. However, you might not have to wait so long to experience a self-driving car. Robotaxis are here and ready to change the game in big ways. Here is everything you need to…

4 Ways Tech Can Bring a Federal Infrastructure Bill to Life

The stimulus bill approved by the House of Representatives in late February was the first of two major budget initiatives President Biden is seeking in the opening months of his administration. The second bill, expected soon, will address the president’s longer-range objective of creating jobs by, among other things, overhauling the nation’s infrastructure. It’s a…