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Category: Public Policy


Connecting Cars and Everything Else

By Roger Lanctot, Director of Automotive Connected Mobility for Strategy Analytics Infrastructure is at the heart of the debate over the adoption and deployment of 802.11p-based V2X technology, otherwise referred to as dedicated short-range communications or DSRC, vs. delivering the same or superior value proposition via cellular-based C-V2X or 5G technology. While in-vehicle deployments may […]

Digging In The Dirt

By Kevin Borras, Editor-in-chief of Thinking Cities and Thinking Highways For as long as anyone can remember there’s been a degree of healthy competition between the U.S. and Europe, particularly with the UK, in terms of “who’s best” or “who’s most advanced.” Name a subject and you can start a discussion about which side of […]

Why You Should Hire More Entitled Millennials

By Gabrielle Bosché, Founder and President of The Millennial Solution If you’re a Millennial, you may want to keep it to yourself. That is, if you even consider yourself a Millennial. A recent study found that only 40% of adults under 36 years old would consider themselves part of the “Millennial generation,” while another 33% […]

Radical Neighborliness in the Rust Belt

By Drew Philp, Author of A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City With spring blooming in Detroit, the wildflowers are about to return to the Motor City. Ten years ago, I bought an abandoned house in the East side of Detroit. The neighborhood, Poletown, was so empty it was […]

PennDOT is putting in the work to stay ahead of mobility issues

By Regina Hopper, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy at GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. In recording the POLICYSMART podcasts, I have the opportunity to hear interesting stories that never get fully developed during the episode. In a recent interview with Leslie Richards, the amazing Secretary of PennDOT, she spoke about a new regulatory initiative instituted in […]

Cut the Red Tape: Get Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Moving

By Teddy Vagias, Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Advocate You’ve probably heard the very old saying, “When one person dies, it’s a tragedy. When a million die, it’s a statistic.” According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 1.3 million people die in traffic crashes each year around the world. Nearly 40,000 of those lives are […]

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