The intersection of Telecommunications and Transportation.


New America

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

Smart Cities are the future. So when Houston, Texas faced rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, it seized the opportunity to transform itself as a tech-centric, smart city by incorporating emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Machine Learning and data analytics. Houston is being extremely planful in building multiple innovative solutions across departments at the same time that communicate with one another which is significantly increasing the positive impact it’s bringing to its citizens.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks to Build Smart Cities of Tomorrow

Several elements involved in the deployment of Smart Cities rely on Federal Communications Commission activity or involvement. Let’s explore some of the policy issues and discussions that may be necessary to make Smart Cities happen in the near te

A Fresh Look at the 5.9 GHz Band

It’s time for the Federal Communications Commission to take a fresh look at the 5.9 GHz band.

Delta Aspires To Offer Free In-Flight Wi-Fi For All Passengers

Delta Air Lines’ CEO Ed Bastian said that the airline was working hard toward offering free in-flight Wi-Fi to all of its passengers.


New America

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:00 to 13:45

The Obama Administration’s proposal to mandate a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication system in all new cars is reportedly on life support at the more deregulatory Trump Department of Transportation (DOT). A V2V signaling mandate has been criticized as outdated, costly, and lengthy; it could take 20 years or more to become fully effective.



Wed, 02/28/2018 - 07:30

Join Axios's Mike Allen for a discussion on the way a faster, smarter, more connected internet is changing mobility and the way we travel including 1:1 interviews with:

  1. Sen Gary Peters (D-MI)
  2. House Commerce Committee Chairman Grag Walden (R-OR
  3. Chris Urmson, CEO of Aurora

Net Neutrality and the Driverless Future

The technology and transportation fields are so deeply intertwined today that that folks in both often say they can’t afford to work in silos.

Uber Dealt Blow as EU’s Top Court Rules It Is a Transport Company

Uber  suffered a major defeat in its effort to overturn strict rules and licensing requirements in Europe, after the bloc’s highest court ruled the ride-hailing company should be regulated as a transportation service, rather than a digital service


ABB and The Hill

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:00 to 10:05

Sponsored by ABB

A new wave of digital technology is transforming how the United States invests in every type of infrastructure, from energy to transportation to industrial. 

Is the transition of resources from strictly physical to digital adding value to infrastructure projects? What changes will need to be made to existing infrastructure to incorporate this new technology? Could a robust digital infrastructure redefine what infrastructure investment is, and what are some of the regulatory challenges that will need to be addressed? 

Trump Administration drops Obama-era proposal to require communication technology in cars

The Trump administration has quietly dropped an Obama-era proposal requiring all new vehicles to have communication technology that allows them to wirelessly “talk” to each another.