U.S. weighs pre-market regulation of self-driving tech
U.S. regulators are studying whether to require federal approval of self-driving car technology before it can be sold to the public, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday.
DOT teams up with Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to bring data platform to Smart City Challenge
The new partnership will give Smart City Challenge finalists a new tool to analyze transportation data.
Transportation announces Smart City Challenge finalists, new partnership with AWS
Out of 78 cities across the country that applied, U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx announced seven finalist cities that will compete for $40 million in funding.
FAA: 300,000 drone owners register online in first month
American drone owners have registered nearly 300,000 unmanned aerial systems online since the Federal Aviation Administration launched its new online system and requirements for registration a month ago, the agency announced.
Obama administration devoting $4B to jump-start driverless cars
The Transportation Department announced an ambitious plan Thursday aimed at boosting the use of autonomous cars in America.
White House, DOT announce $50M smart transportation challenge for cities
A new challenge from the Transportation Department will award $50 million to a city with the best smart-enabled transportation plan.