Smart City Examples

Fortunately, there are thousands of smart city projects and pilots underway around the world. This section gathers some of the most important examples, with emphasis on lessons learned. SCC Spotlight Cities are those that have received special recognition from the Council for innovative practices.

Lavasa a 'Smart City'

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A 'Smart City' is one that has processes in place to make service delivery better, faster and cheaper. Many times, the application of a new technology will provide this edge, but sometimes it is a low-tech solution that best meets the 'better, faster, cheaper' test. As Lavasa's technology partner, MyCity Technologies helps the city make these decisions; but technologies alone does not make Lavasa (or any city) smart. Proceed to read the Master Plan for Lavasa.

Optimizing Critical City Infrastructures

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This presentation on Dublin, Ireland's smart city initiatives will interest city leaders and urban planners interested in real-life examples of how technology can be deployed to improve the efficiency of public services - from using mobile phones to pay for parking on city streets to installing smart water meters to support resource optimization.