Posts tagged with 'Google'
TheCityFix Picks, March 25: Cycling Sevilla, Heavier Bus Passengers, Greener Carsharing
TheCityFix Picks, March 25: Cycling Sevilla, Heavier Bus Passengers, Greener Carsharing
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Would You Drive a Car that Drives Itself?
Would You Drive a Car that Drives Itself?
Google’s wheels are spinning again. Earlier this month, the company made headlines with its $1 million investment in Shweeb’s bicycle monorail, and now, the company is venturing into the car business. Last week, Google announced its new technology for cars ...
Google Awards $1 Million to Shweeb
Google Awards $1 Million to Shweeb
Google finally announced the winners of its Project 10100, awarding $10 million to five organizations that have ideas to help change the world. People from more than 170 countries submitted more than 150,000 ideas, which Google narrowed down to 16 ...
Google Maps Now Includes Bicycling Directions
Google Maps Now Includes Bicycling Directions
Google Maps now has directions for cyclists! In 2005, Google started offering directions for car drivers, then two years later, it added transit routes. The map navigation expanded to pedestrians in 2008. We’ve already written about how Google Maps is ...
Google Maps Takes on Sustainable Mobility
Google Maps Takes on Sustainable Mobility
Considering a company whose mission is to “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” I think it’s safe to say that Google’s map division has met and exceeded all expectations when it comes to deploying ...
Vote to "Drive Innovation in Public Transport"
Vote to "Drive Innovation in Public Transport"
Through its Project 10 to the 100th, Google is committing $10 million to up to five promising ideas that will help change the world. To make sure that this money goes to “drive innovation in public transport,” vote now by ...