Center for Smart Cities and Regions



December 13, 2018: Co-Director Thad Miller and City of Tempe Sustainability Manager, Braden Kay, presented a report to Tempe Mayor and City Council on policy recommendations for autonomous vehicles in the city.

April 11, 2018: Co-Director Thad Miller's new piece in Slate Future Tense calls for cities to join together to set rules and expectations for the autonomous vehicle industry.

April 4, 2018: Co-Director Thad Miller spoke with local television news station, NBC 12 News, about the need for transparency on self-driving cars safety and performance.

April 4, 2018: CSCR Affiliate Bas Boorsma discusses the skills required for smarter communities.

April 3, 2018: ASU Now press release on the launch of our center and our partnership with the Institute for Digital Progress and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

April 2, 2018: ASU Now covers a lively discussion on the future of autonomous vehicles featuring Co-Director Thad Miller

March 27, 2018: CSCR Co-Director Thad Miller was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on the impact of the recent Uber crash in Arizona (subscription required to view article).

March 27, 2018: ASU helps Phoenix refine its first HeatReady program.

March 19, 2018: Co-Director Miller and CSCR affiliates discuss the need for public engagement in the wake of the first pedestrian fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.

March 19, 2018: Co-Director Miller quoted in Bloomberg article on the Uber crash in Tempe.

February 2, 2018: Co-Director Miller discusses infrastructure and resilience with Gridium's podcast Finely Tuned.

November 13, 2017: Co-Director Thad Miller and colleagues in the Urban Resilience SRN discuss the need for cities to get smarter on climate change after Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey.

September 13, 2017: Environmental journalist, Andrew Revkin, discusses infrastructure resilience with Co-Director Thad Miller.

September 7, 2017: Co-Director Thad Miller and Mikhail Chester posit 6 rules for infrastructure resilience in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.