Technology

Will a New Innovation Advisory Council Result in Seattle Adopting More Smart City Technologies?

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Mayor Durkan is looking to local tech talent to address pressing issues, but the City's commitment to data privacy may limit the reach of...

The Promise and Potential Pitfalls of Google’s Smart City in Toronto

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Sidewalk Labs is Google’s (ahem, Alphabet’s) secretive department focused on developing ‘smart cities.’ In 2017, the company was awarded an opportunity to reimagine the...

Looking for the Future of Transportation at the Consumer Electronics Show

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is “the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.” More than 180,000 people attend, and about...

Microsoft’s $500 Million Pledge Has Set the Bar for Tech Industry

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Technology centers like the Bay Area, New York, and Seattle are becoming unaffordable for all but the wealthiest. What responsibility does the tech industry...

Eleven Ways Adaptive Signals Frustrate, Discourage, and Endanger People Who Walk

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Things don’t always work as planned.  That certainly must be the feeling at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) after the rollout of high-tech...

Transit App Upgrades To 5.0

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Transit App users will find that the aptly named mobile navigation app has graduated to version 5.0. The milestone version is noticeably different from...

Sunday Video: East Link Tunnel Mining Completion

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcMkQlUt5Q0 Sound Transit recently completed tunnel mining in Bellevue for the East Link light rail extension. The mining operation was fairly unique for the transit...

Transit App Rolls Out New Batch of Refinements

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New improvements have come to Transit, a versatile trip planning app, focused on providing better information about real-time arrival information and vehicle location. The...