Clean air is critical for citizens' well-being, but cities can't deliver that by themselves. Learn what steps cities can take to make citizens active participants in efforts to help them stay safe, even when natural disasters can pose air quality problems.
What are cities like yours planning? From downtown streetscaping and electric smart grids to citywide telecommunications and new tax systems, here are some of the biggest projects that are in the works.
The city of Boston is intent on becoming one of the most technologically advanced cities in the country. And its primary mission? To provide better and more affordable digital services for residents and businesses.
The city of Chicago last year committed to powering public buildings with 100% renewable energy by 2025. Now city officials are calling on private sector building owners to pitch in and do the same.
Continental's Singapore autonomous vehicle partnership… Oracle's energy efficiency program… Itron's Brazilian grid reliability project… Microsoft's tech training program for military spouses... and more. Click the links for details.
Integrated trip planning services are usually reserved for those with smartphones. Learn how Columbus, Ohio’s new Smart Mobility Hubs will not only provide seamless mobility options to everyone — it could also help them find jobs.
The shift toward green building construction is already well underway — and the trend is accelerating. No, not over the next decade or two, but over the next few years.
The Dallas, Texas Smart Cities Living Lab, launched last year, is a downtown corridor packed with several integrated smart city projects. Now the city is reviewing what it has accomplished so far, what the impacts have been and where to move forward.
Malnutrition and hunger rates remain high in several parts of the world, and are exacerbated by inequality in many. A series of UN reports outline the crisis and insist that governments at all levels urgently need to address the issue with better policies and infrastructures and a stronger commitment to ending hunger.
While many of the world’s largest cities are already struggling with water shortages, a conservation program from SUEZ is helping parts of New York stretch water to supply 15,000 new residents without impact. Learn how incentives and partnerships with other utilities make the program work.