Once an overlooked part of the urban landscape, the curb is now considered hot real estate in many cities. The demands of delivery services, ridesharing and micromobility have cities re-examining how they manage their assets.
By Skip Descant, Government Technology | April 15, 2021
The number of mass shootings in 2021 as of April 16, according to the Gun Violence Archive. To be considered a mass shooting, there must be a minimum of four gunshot victims. April 16 was only the 106th day of the year.
A congressional hearing last month took up the sticky issue of when and how to hold companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter accountable for misinformation. Lawmakers are now faced with a regulatory maze.
By Julia Edinger, Government Technology | April 13, 2021
The use of robots from companies like Starship Technologies for last-mile deliveries skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and legislators would do well to make them easier to deploy on city sidewalks.
By Daniel Castro, Government Technology | April 11, 2021