Articles by tag: congestion

Can New York Innovate Away its Public Transit Woes?

With a whopping average of 56 hours a year of delay per commuter, New York recently earned the number one spot for worst traffic congestion in Texas A&M’s Urban Mobility Report. One potential solution in clearing up all the blockage in the Big Apple is getting more people into public transit. But for the MTA,…

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New York Takes Over Title as US City with the Worst Traffic

When you hear about a city with the “worst traffic in the U.S.,” you likely picture Los Angeles and its endless seas of brake lights, which go from rage-inducing during normal periods to downright torturous during high-travel times. However, LA is no longer No. 1 in terms of gridlock. The Texas A&M Transportation Institute recently…

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Retail
Will Better Supply Chain Visibility Solve California’s Dock Problems?

There is a bevy of ships vying for the same docks on the West Coast. From Los Angeles to San Francisco, ships park off the coast for long periods. At times, around 40 ships have been stopped for nearly a week with almost 14,000 containers. What are these bottlenecks doing to the supply chain? How…

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Transportation
How America’s Crumbling Roadways Impact Coast-to-Coast Supply Chains

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave a current report card for America’s roadways. The U.S. didn’t fare well as it showed that the roads are crumbling at a consistent rate. The report gave the U.S. a C overall but a D in transit, citing an aging system and lack of funding to improve…

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Transportation
CES 2020: Creating a Platform for Mobility as a Service With Bell’s Carey Cannon

Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin recently sat down with Bell’s Chief Engineer of Innovation Carey Cannon at CES 2020 to discuss micro-mobility and solutions for current urban and rural transit challenges, among other insights. Cannon and Litwin discussed how Bell is pioneering air-mobility at scale and working with cities to implement the necessary infrastructure for…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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