The Smart Cities Council has named the winners of its annual Smart Cities Readiness Challenge, honoring five communities across North American for ambitious smart cities visions that are impactful, collaborative, inclusive and sustainable.
To make progress on carbon emissions goals, buildings provide one of the biggest opportunities to deliver results. Learn about the new technology that’s making it easier to plan for maximum impact.
A smart city doesn’t have to be a big city. In fact, small- and medium-sized municipalities can realize smart cities benefits far easier than most realize. Here are a few considerations.
What are cities like yours planning and buying? From communications systems and municipal fiber to flood risk management and green infrastructure, here are some of the biggest projects that are in the planning phases or were recently awarded.
Nearly every major metropolitan area in the U.S. is delivering economic growth and prosperity. But within those areas, those gains aren’t usually shared. A new Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program report shows where the growth is happening and which communities need to work to be more inclusive.
Our 2019 North American Smart Cities Readiness Challenge was our biggest yet with more than 100 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico participating. Meet our 10 finalists and learn about the inspiring work that they are doing.
A growing number of cities are taking a regional approach to smart cities planning to magnify the impact of their initiatives. Learn what Chula Vista, CA, is doing — and how you can see the results of its efforts in action at Smart Cities Week San Diego.
From transit routing and fiber internet services to outdoor warning sirens and smart meters, here are some of the biggest smart cities projects that are in the planning stages or early implementation.
Need some inspiration for your smart cities initiatives? Consider stealing ideas from the San Diego airport, which has made great strides in sustainability and smart parking. Learn how — and how to see it in action through a special site tour at Smart Cities Week San Diego.
Electric vehicles still make up a very small segment of the overall cars on the road, but their ranks are rising fast. Learn about the steps some utilities and cities are taking to give residents and businesses green options without straining the grid.