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Convergence of Sharing and Automation:  Need for Proactive Public Policy and Research Understanding By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen In recent years, on-demand passenger and courier services – known as Mobility on Demand (MOD) – have grown rapidly due to technology advancements; changing consumer patterns (both mobility and retail consumption); and... View Article

With more than 15 years of experience in the transportation technology and infrastructure sectors, Andy Palanisamy is a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of issues facing the future of transportation/mobility sector. Outside of his day job as senior transportation project manager and principal – communications/outreach at Leidos, Andy also... View Article

This summer, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) hosted the Smart City Challenge. This first of its kind challenge invited seven cities to provide a holistic, integrated approach to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrate this approach with other smart city domains, including public safety, public services,... View Article

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Our cities will continue to grow. According to the World Health Organization, in 2030 about 60 percent of the world’s population will be living in urban areas – rising to 70 percent in 2050. Among other things this will lead to more and more metropolises and megacities. So the question is, how can smart cities of the future manage themselves?