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Will Autonomous Cars Live Up to Their Potential? How Cities Can Plan For the Rise of Autonomous Vehicles

A new report details the promise and perils of the growing autonomous vehicle industry.

A Global Push for More ‘15-Minute Cities’

To combat climate change, the nonprofit group C40 Cities is partnering with a Danish firm to pilot walkable neighborhoods in five global cities.

California Governor Newsom signs ‘landmark’ law eliminating parking mandates near transit

AB 2097, by Assembly Member Laura Friedman, D-Glendale, will prohibit cities and counties from imposing minimum parking requirements on certain residential, commercial and other developments located within one-half mile of public transit.

Montana Chamber Foundation – Cash incentives to gain new skills for jobs in the 21st Century October 17-November 16, 2022  |  $10,000 in prize money

This competition drives participation in Microsoft’s global skills initiative and helps the workforce become more prepared for in-demand roles in the digital economy. 

Montanans, everyone over 16yrs with a free LinkedIn account is eligible to compete!

These no-cost training courses are offered by the Community Skills Initiative and the Montana Chamber Foundation.

‘We Couldn’t Take A Roundabout Out if We Wanted To’: An Interview with Jim Brainerd, Mayor of Carmel, Ind.

Since first taking office in 1996, Brainerd has made retrofitting the city’s road network the centerpiece of his platform, ripping out hundreds of traffic lights and replacing them with roughly 140 innovative circular traffic treatments that have helped slash rates of car crash deaths and serious injuries to some of the lowest levels in the nation.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities – Montana’s Project Telephone Company $8,579,820

This network will connect 693 people, 16 businesses, one educational facility, and 23 farms to
high-speed internet in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties in Montana.

MONTANA DEQ invites school districts to apply for clean bus grants

“We expect this to be a competitive grant process and look forward to helping districts purchase cleaner buses that reduce children’s exposure to harmful nitrogen oxide emissions.”

There’s a solution for building Level 3 fast charging stations in remote areas – The FreeWire charger

The ability to charge two automobiles at once from a single source, in addition to the reduced electrical power input required, makes use of battery-integrated storage technology a time-saver for consumers.

Yellowstone Fiber turns on service for first round of customers in Bozeman, Montana

The first area includes a neighborhood off Durston Road and Laurel Parkway.

Like 19th Century Railroads, EV Charging Can Give Small Towns A Vital Edge Over Cities

There are two ways things can go for small towns that make sure to get at least one rapid charger and some slower chargers put in. If the more popular routes don’t get infrastructure set up, people will come to you to get what they need. If the main routes do get infrastructure, you’re at least going to survive the EV transition.