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Municipal Equation is a podcast about cities and towns in changing times.

A new episode every other week.

Brought to you by the N.C. League of Municipalities.

Host, producer, music: Ben Brown. 

Sep 4, 2018

We revisit the intersection of drones, local government and public need with a trip to Holly Springs, North Carolina, a small town innovating nationally with a pilot project to see commercial food delivery by way of drone. As you can imagine, it's stuffed with logistical and policy questions. 

Sushi delivery in Iceland https://youtu.be/fPGzv9V3Vcg 

Holly Springs press release https://www.hollyspringsnc.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=848 

Timeline, "Forget self-driving car anxiety: In the early days human drivers were the fear" https://timeline.com/forget-self-driving-car-anxiety-in-the-early-days-human-drivers-were-the-fear-55a770262c10 

NCDOT Launches 'First Flight' in Drone Pilot Program https://www.ncdot.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/2018/2018-08-29-drone-program-partnership.aspx 

Municipal Equation Episode 13, "Drones and Local Government" https://municipalequation.libsyn.com/ep-13-drones-and-local-government