30 Jun '16, 3pm

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Wants to Help You Navigate Smart Cities

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Wants to Help You Navigate Smart Cities

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that the winner of its Smart City Challenge was Columbus, Ohio . Columbus beat out six other finalist cities (including widely-recognized best city ever Portland, Ore., from where the author originates) for $40 million “to reshape its transportation system to become part of a fully-integrated city that harnesses the power and potential of data, technology, and creativity to reimagine how people and goods move throughout their city.” Flush with all this cash (plus an estimated $100 million from private sources), Columbus now has to decide exactly who it’s going to hire to help it do all of this reshaping and fully-integrating. One option is Sidewalk Labs , a child of Alphabet, Google’s umbrella corporation. The Guardian did a bit of digging , and found out some details about the transportation future that Sidewalk L...

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