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:

Viewpoint: D.C. driverless car initiative will create good jobs

Washington Business Journal

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Column: California Is Leading Way on Drone Policies

San Diego Business Journal

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Joe Rinzel: States should follow Kansas’ lead on drones

Topeka Capital-Journal

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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:

Supreme Court hears wine retailer challenge to Tennessee liquor law

ABC News

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New self-driving shuttle to debut in Utah this year

FOX 13 News (Salt Lake City)

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As Technology Advances, What Will Happen With Online Privacy?

Forbes

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How America’s dying rust belt town can transform into “smart cities” of the future

Fast Company

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Groundbreaking U.S. Plan Would Permit Drone Flights Over Crowds

Bloomberg

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7 states that have strict laws about how and when you can drink alcohol

Business Insider

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Consumer Electronics Show Displays of the Week

WIRED

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TransitScreen, MobilityData form open transit data platform

Smart Cities Dive

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This new IDOT system will help Iowa truck drivers find parking across the state

Quad City Times

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The Supreme Court May Change the Way You Buy Wine

The New York Times

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Plan to expand internet access proves popular in House and with Mississippians

Daily Journal

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STIR Challenges 40 New Startups To Collaborate With Governments

Crunchbase

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APPA releases smart city roadmap for power utilities

Smart Cities Dive

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In an effort to keep up, Henry County to rewrite its alcohol laws

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Armed with tech, Goodwill joins fight against designer fakes

Retail Dive

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Students getting more access to broadband Internet at home

WTRF CBS News 7 (West Virginia)

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy?

Forbes

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Cooking robots and self-driving taxis: 10 ways tech is trying to change the world

CNBC

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Audi, Waymo, other top automakers unite to spread the self-driving gospel

TechCrunch

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How Grubhub is expanding to cities where on-demand services are still a relative novelty.

Chicago Tribune

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Daimler's semi-autonmous truck features will advance self-driving for all cars

Mashable

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Ford’s futurist, and city planners, try to see past the conventional car

The Washington Post

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A truly smart home needs to be more than just connected

Axios

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What is 5G, how fast is it, and when is it coming?

Business Insider

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What’s New in Civic Tech: What Works Cities Launches Sprints

GovTech

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Transportation Department to fund automated driving demos

GCN

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Areas suffer internet access issues, S.C. Senate majority leader says

Aiken Standard

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Are Community-Based Shared Scooters The Next Decentralization Success Story?

Forbes

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Snacks on wheels: PepsiCo tests self-driving robot delivery

San Francisco Chronicle

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How 5G will change everything about the tech you use today

Mashable

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Transportation Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2019

Law360

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In High-Tech Cities, No More Potholes, but What About Privacy?

The New York Times

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You can now buy wine in many Tennessee grocery stories on Sunday

WBIR News 10 (Knoxville)

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