The White House announced that it’s collaborating with Federal agencies and private companies to increase the use of electric cars in the United States to combat climate change. The White House plans to set aside $4.5 billion in loans for electric vehicle charging stations, launch the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act to determine where […]
The Department of Energy is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency of the nation’s buildings. This investment will aim to develop advanced building technologies that will help Americans save money on utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs. “[Improving efficiency] presents one of our best opportunities for cutting Americans’ energy bills and […]
The Internet of Things will soon transform the way transportation and infrastructure operate in the United States, according to witnesses at the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security hearing.
Columbus, Ohio, is the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DoT) Smart City Challenge and will receive $140 million in new investment to further its initiative.
The “Smart Cities” movement continues to gain traction, but what role is the Internet of Things (IoT) playing at the state level? A new report released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) reveals states are unprepared for the IoT movement: Only one out of five state CIOs say their state has […]
The winner of the Smart City Challenge will be announced this month. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced it will provide up to $40 million to one city’s “Smart City” efforts, fully integrating innovative technologies into its transportation network–from self-driving and connected vehicles to smart sensors. The seven finalists selected in April from […]