Cities around the world are working to transition their infrastructure and systems into smart cities. Transportation and city development experts agree that the use of public big data will need physical objects and an elaborate scheme to drive the future of data-driven city engineering. The evolution of the Internet of Things and big data continues to play an essential roleRead More


How The Internet of Things Makes Cities Smarter Cities around the world are integrating advanced technologies into their infrastructure to help make city life more comfortable and more efficient for civilians and workers alike. From inter-connected street lamps that communicate with each other to make the roads more visible throughout the day, cities are using advanced technologies in almost everyRead More

Self Driving Cars

Self-driving cars have seen many improvements in recent years in both onboard technologies and the development of friendly policies in many cities. Both of these developments are leading to the public expecting a brighter future with safer roads and more environmentally friendly transportation as our public roads move from human drivers to vehicles driven by autonomous technologies. The most recentRead More

Self Driving Cars

Autonomous Car Campaign Launched By Ford Motor And Domino’s Pizza Ford Motor Company and Domino’s Pizza have teamed up to launch a test run of autonomous delivery cars in select cities. Leading the way in this new innovative technology the two Michigan based companies sent out their first test car in Domino’s hometown of Ann Arbor. After testing and positiveRead More

Self Driving Cars

When Disney Announced Self-Driving Car Tests The tech community was rocked in 2017 when Disney World announced that they would begin testing self-driving shuttles for Cast Members and employees. Upon the release of this news, many experts started seeing evidence that Disney would use autonomous shuttles to transport thousands of Cast Members and support staff from the parking lots andRead More

Self Driving Cars

Bumps In The Road: Biggest Obstacles Preventing Self-Driving Cars Since the beginning of motorized vehicles, our infrastructure, laws, and insurance systems have been developed around the idea that humans would be in control of cars and trucks. This is important because the responsibility of drives are set around human’s liability. Lawyers hold human drivers responsible for crashes. Laws hold driversRead More

Safe Driving

Is Traffic Congestion A Human-Made Mistake? In 2004, the American Highway Users Alliance (AHUA) named Katy Freeway the second worst bottleneck highway in the nation. This infamous nickname was given to the road because commuters were wasting 25 million hours each year sitting in traffic as they traveled during their daily commutes. Not only is the amount of time sittingRead More

Self Driving Cars

Power Consumption Is An Important Consideration The future of self-driving is exciting, and as we dream about what tomorrow’s public roads will look like there are many promises beyond the horizon. From the ability to travel without having to worry about poor driving conditions or reckless drivers causing a collision on the road, autonomous technology promises a brighter and saferRead More

Self Driving Cars

Recent Acceleration Of Self-Driving Cars While self-driving technology is nothing new and this area of study has seen years of experiments, the general public has only recently started seeing the technology in the news as companies like Tesla, BMW, and Waymo publicize their successes. There has been a leap in self-driving technology that is allowing their complex systems to takeRead More

New Technology

Americans Sitting In Traffic No matter what city you live in or your line of work, you likely spend a lot of time throughout the year sitting in traffic. According to a recent study by the United States Census Bureau the average American driver spends 26 minutes driving to work each day, and that daily commute time has increased byRead More