Our Commentary

Keep up with what we've been saying lately about ways we can achieve our goals. Some of our recent featured articles include:

Indianapolis can provide a blueprint for scooters

The Indianapolis Star

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Aerial Drones Can Fix Problems On The Ground

Route Fifty

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Cities should embrace the scooter revolution

Smart Cities Dive

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Joe Rinzel: Wisconsin’s minimum markup law is prime for reform

Wisconsin State Journal

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Opinion: Updates are needed to the gig economy

Los Angeles Business Journal

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Technology can help beat traffic tie ups in North Texas

Fort-Worth Star Telegram

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Commentary: Blockchain Is More Than Just Bitcoin

Inside Sources

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Cities Should Make Ride-Hailing the Future of Medical Transportation

Government Technology 

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Viewpoint: Alcohol delivery apps show the futility of Florida's regulations

Jacksonville Business Journal 

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Alcohol delivery apps show futility of Florida regulations

Palm Beach Post

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Think the Gig Economy is Only for Small Tech Outfits? Big Companies Are Diving in, Too.

Entrepreneur.

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Trump was right to kill Broadcom Qualcomm deal. Here's what we have to do next

CNBC 

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Grocery wine sales: State laws must meet demands of modern economy

The Clarion-Ledger

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A case for expanding government's procurement reach

StateScoop

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Tech Can Help Shape the Future of Disaster Relief

Morning Consult 

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Modernized rules can help California lead the driverless race

Orange County Register

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It Seems to Me: Looking out for Wisconsin's Main Street

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

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How cities and tech can partner to improve quality of life for residents

Smart Cities Dive

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Driverless cars can transform lives  —if we change rules and let them

USA Today

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Florida is leading the way to a driverless future

Tampa Bay Times

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Drones Can Save Lives—If the Government Lets Them

Fortune

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Joe Rinzel: Ohio is leading transportation innovation

The Columbus Dispatch

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Creating smart policies now can maximize future benefits of drone delivery

Newsday

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On deliveries via drones, leaders should start looking ahead

Las Vegas Sun

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Creating Smart Policies Now Can Maximize Future Benefits of Drone Delivery

InsideSources

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What Google's self-driving cars say about Arizona

The Arizona Republic

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Featured Column: Michigan offers roadmap for innovation

The Detroit News 

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The gig economy is on trial, and policymakers must take notice

The Hill

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Column: Banning Delivery Robots Would be a Short-Sighted View of the Future

San Fransisco Examiner

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How Will We Rewrite the Old Rules to Keep Up With Economic Innovation?

Morning Consult

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What We're Reading

We keep an eye out for the most intriguing stories about our subjects of interest: technological innovations, self-driving cars, the gig economy, artificial intelligence, consumer privacy concerns, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately:

Gov. Snyder announces Michigan Broadband Roadmap

FOX 17 Western Michgan

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Searching for the Midwest’s overlooked startup cities

VentureBeat

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Emanuel Says Transportation Projects At Top Of His Mind

WBBM 780 Chicago

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Kansas Department of Transportation to Launch First Flight Under Drone Program

The Drive

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Uber taps University of Texas-Austin for flying taxi tech

Smart Cities Dive

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LA Metro to get TSA-like screening tech for trains, buses

Los Angeles Daily News

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Drones Find Place in Public Service in New York Towns

Government Technology

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City ordinances to allow alcohol sales downtown

Tulsa World

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Columbus Details Tech Needed for Its Connected Vehicle Project

StateTech

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The food delivery robots hitting a sidewalk near you

Axios 

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This Silicon Valley car tech firm is bringing secret weapon to Sacramento streets

Sacramento Bee

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Scooter Startups Roll Into Trouble as Cities Slow Their Expansion

The Wall Street Journal 

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By laying groundwork for 5G, Frisco Station hopes to become 'future proof'

Dallas Morning News

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UMaine to offer high-tech help for New England’s bad roads and bridges

Bangor Daily News

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SOM Thinks Autonomous Vehicles Could Rapidly Change How Cities Grow and Develop

Metroplois Magazine

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Toddler’s Popsicle-by-Air Marks Milestone in U.S. Drone Delivery

Bloomberg

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Universities, chasing the startup economy, reshape urban real estate

Curbed

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How billion-dollar start-up Darktrace is fighting cybercrime with A.I.

CNBC

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City's new high tech "smart" parking meters are consumer-friendly with familiar retro look

Milwaukee Independent 

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Gig-economy giants ask California to save them from a ruling

Los Angeles Times

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Polk County could allow alcohol sales on Sundays

NBC WFLA News 8 (Florida) 

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USPS embraces new tech, kiosks to meet consumer delivery priorities

Supply Chain Dive

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Seattle mayor forming council of tech leaders to solve the region’s growing pains

GeekWire

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Broadband access for rural areas part of proposed agency’s mission

Las Vegas Review-Journal

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High energy bills burden Atlanta’s low-income residents

Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

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Britton: High-speed internet service should be statewide

Associated Press 

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Next-Gen Cities Wanted: Wireless Research Program Opens RFP Process

Government Technology

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Senators Want to Double Funding for Putting Commercial Drones in the Air

Route Fifty

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Alphabet tests a new use for self-driving cars: to get you to the bus stop

CNBC

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    White House Sets Top Research & Development Priorities for 2020

    NextGov

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