Navigating Cybersecurity in the Built World
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: A Case for Programmatic Cybersecurity Building our nation’s transportation infrastructure, workplaces, fun places and living spaces is more complex than ever, especially because the lines between them are quite blurry these days. Railway stations serve as the foundations…
Cybersecurity Management: Driving Improved Resiliency in Public Transit and Beyond
In July 2022, I along with several members of the Grayline team co-authored a research report published by the Mineta Transportation Institute at San José State University entitled, “Aligning the Transit Industry and their Vendors in the Face of Increasing Cyber Risk: Recommendations for Identifying…
What Flying Taxis Could Mean for Urban Transport Once They Take Off
It may be hard for readers to imagine, but a bit over 160 years ago most Americans refused to step into an elevator based on the public perception of their lack of safety. Even after Elisha Otis of the Otis Elevator Company designed the elevator…
Robotics and Contactless Engagement
Autonomous Delivery Technology The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant health and economic impacts across the world. One of the secondary effects is that the coronavirus is accelerating the adoption of technology, as has tended to happen in global crisis events throughout history. We recently discussed…
Entering a New Era of City Infrastructure Capabilities
Technology-enabled infrastructure opens up new possibilities for smart cities and sustainable development.
Enterprise IoT Summit 2017: Smart Cities and Mobility
Joseph Kopser discusses smart cities, transportation, tech innovation, and society in a presentation at the Enterprise IoT Summit 2017 in Austin, TX.
Smart City Technology Enables Upward Mobility Opportunity
Joseph Kopser explains what topics at the Smart City Innovation Summit excite him the most, including the opportunity and access toward upwards mobility for people resulting from smart-city initiatives.
Smart City Challenge: An Update on the Participating Cities
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Smart City Challenge invited seven cities to provide a holistic, integrated approach to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrate this approach with other smart city domains, including public safety, public services, and energy.