Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

ITNCountry and ISPs – A Conversation about Better Mobility & Building Community for Rural America

“Around 40% of rural counties in the U.S. have no public transit services whatsoever,” according to Michael Sena in his January 2022 newsletter, the Dispatcher.1 Affordable mobility is a huge challenge, particularly for seniors and it is even a bigger challenge for seniors living in rural areas. In the above conversation, Katherine Freund explains how […]

Alan Weissberger Broadband Regulatory

FCC Allocates $603M in Additional Emergency Connectivity Funding

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dispatched almost $603 million in the sixth wave of awards under its $7.2 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program.  That program helps schools and libraries link to broadband with the grants extending to 1.4 million students in 50 states. Funding for broadband projects is also coming from the U.S. […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

NASA RAM Report – The Foundation for a Rural Air Revival

As with so many of the developments in telecom and broadband, rural areas may provide the proving ground for the next generation of air travel. This is one of the important implications of NASA’s recently issued report, Regional Air Mobility (RAM). Investors, community leaders, policymakers, industry, and the general public are the target audience for […]

Viodi View

Viodi View – 09/11/20

As much as institutions are necessary to make things happen at scale, the role of the individual in creating change cannot be overlooked. Hawaiian entrepreneur Aryn Nakaoka provides a great example of the difference one person and his idea can make in solving a huge problem. His most recent start-up is one that he hopes […]

Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Technology

Hydrogen: The Future of Sustainable Air Transportation?

The first word that may come to mind when seeing hydrogen and air travel in the same sentence is Hindenburg. Future generations, however, may think of sustainability when they hear the words hydrogen and aviation in the same breath. The April 7th, 2020 webinar, “Powertrains for the air transportation market: Hydrogen vs. Lithium – what’s […]

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