Smart street lights can be a powerful platform to address other city pain points, such as collecting mobility data, directing people to parking or improving the delivery of city services. Get ideas from these winning hackathon apps.
Are smart street lights near the top of your smart cities transformation to-do list? If not, your city could be left behind. Enhanced public safety and energy efficiency are essential — but smart street lighting networks offer another key smart city ingredient: connectivity. Click to find out how, and why it matters.
What makes street lighting projects work? Whether you’re building a business case or getting ready to launch an initiative, make these critical success factors part of your project plan.
Denver, Colorado, already considered a progressive city, is building what you might call a 'smart district' complete with a partially solar-powered microgrid, LED street lighting, preparations for driverless vehicles and more. Click for details about the city's ambitious project. You may find ideas your city can use.
From predictive analytics to sentiment analysis, West Sacramento has been dabbling in smart cities projects. Learn how the city used a Smart Cities Council Readiness Workshop to lay the groundwork for more meaningful day-to-day improvements in the lives of all residents.
We already know green buildings are more energy-efficient, healthier places for people to live and work. But a study led by Harvard University has assigned dollar amounts to their environmental and health benefits — and those amounts are staggering.
Orlando, one of our 2017 Readiness Challenge winners, announced ambitious plans to digitize all of its city services. Learn about its design academy that prioritizes empathy for residents and see why a similar effort could pay off in your city.
It started with efforts to solve a tough traffic problem, but Newport News, Virginia, is fully embracing smart cities approaches to improve lives for its residents. See how our 2017 Readiness Challenge finalist used its Readiness Workshop to explore solutions and get ideas for your own city.
Water leaks are an expensive nuisance for utilities and their customers. But for water-stressed countries and cities, water losses can be far more serious – and in extreme cases life-threatening. Read on to learn how technology is helping two water-short cities preserve their precious water resources.
What smart cities projects are cities planning? From radar traffic counters to security system replacement and expansion, here is a sampling of some of the biggest city projects that are now in the works.