THE FUTURE OF Community Design

THE FUTURE OF Community Design

Truck Hits Overpass and Inspiration Hits Blumenthal

The U.S. senator wants GPS apps to make information about road restrictions available so truck drivers can reroute if they won’t fit under a bridge. The update would reduce traffic backups and save the state wasted transportation funding.

By Brian Zahn, New Haven Register  |  January 15, 2020
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Convenient and Green, But Will E-Bikes Ever Replace Cars?

E-Bikes have become an extremely common transport option in California’s Bay Area but they might not be suited for all. Cars are cheaper for many and, in some cases, can provide shelter that bikes can’t.

By Rachel Swan, San Francisco Chronicle  |  January 14, 2020
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Four Electric Buses Added to Michigan School District Fleet

Zeeland Public Schools received a state grant in September for the purchase of electric buses, three of which are already on the road. They’re healthy, quiet, and an opportunity to teach environmental education.

By Mitchell Boatman, Holland Sentinel  |  January 14, 2020
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Florida Suburb to Establish 5G, Further Become Tech Testing Site

Verizon will establish 5G in Lake Nona, and then Tavistock will create tech-testing programs that use the 5G. The Orlando suburb already has an autonomous shuttle, but officials are excited to be “a real-world testbed.”

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel  |  January 10, 2020
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City to Install License Plate Cameras, Not Without Hesitation

Alameda, Calif., officials were debating if the license plate cameras would assure some residents of safety or perpetuate racial profiling. The city decided to use the cameras but wants feedback on effectiveness.

By Peter Hegarty, East Bay Times  |  January 10, 2020
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