Tom Alberg Welcomes Inslee’s Order on Autonomous Vehicles

Tom Alberg, co-chair of the ACES Northwest Network, offers the following statement in support of Governor Jay Inslee‘s executive order on autonomous vehicles: “I welcome Governor’s Inslee’s actions, since these will accelerate the introduction of autonomous and shared vehicles to our region, which will do so much to reduce traffic deaths and accidents, improve the environment, reduce congestion and lower the cost of transportation for everyone. As a leading technology region, it is important that we be a leader in the development of these technologies.  Over the last 12 months, we have seen tremendous progress on the technologies supporting autonomous vehicles, and most of the leading automotive and technology companies expect to release fully autonomous vehicles to consumers in the next 3 Read More ›

Puget Sound Is Getting An Orca-Friendly, All-Electric Ferry

Washington is poised to embark on an experiment in electric car ferries that could eventually transform the largest ferry fleet in the nation. And little Skagit County is leading the way, as it moves to replace its old diesel-powered Guemes Island ferry with a battery-powered, zero emissions model.

REWORK 2017 – Connecting Cars for Smarter Cities

Watch below as ACES Northwest Network co-chair Bryan Mistele shares how breakthroughs in location technology, connectivity and big data are poised to transform urban mobility. Mistele is President & CEO of INRIX, a leading provider of real-time traffic information, connected car services and analytics worldwide. INRIX is at the forefront of connecting cars to smarter cities and serves more than 350 blue-chip customers in more than 40 countries around the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion.