• Alphabet moves into infrastructure investing

      Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has teamed up with the Ontario teachers Pension Fund to launch Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP), a new tech-based infrastructure investment fund. Possible joint infrastructure projects could include tech-enabled systems for stormwater management, neighborhood heating and cooling, and advanced traffic controls. The New York and San Francisco Bay Area-based firm will […]

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  • The digital future of urban water management

        The US water infrastructure is at least 50 years old and the American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that there are 240,000 water main breaks in American cities each year. Under the pressure of climate change and aging pipes, many cities are turning to new technologies to improve their water management. Digital Water, […]

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