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.
Considering how quickly the smart cities space has evolved, predicting what's to come in the year ahead can be tricky. That's why we asked an industry professional with years of experience for his take on where smart cities are headed in 2019 – and why.
Accelerate your smart cities progress by participating in the 2019 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge, open to government jurisdictions of all levels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Receive valuable help to envision, collaborate, plan and finance your smart cities efforts. Learn how you can be the next winning city.
Year's end has traditionally been a time to reflect on the important events and issues that emerged over the preceding 12 months — and how they could influence what we do in the year ahead. For that reason, we're sharing the five most widely-read news stories the Council published in 2018.
Last year was the most destructive on record for natural disasters in the U.S. How prepared is your city? A new paper produced by the Smart Cities Council and the Consumer Technology Association highlights some ways smart approaches are helping cities to respond and prevent damage. Read on for highlights.
Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from the damage brought by Hurricane Maria a year ago, has big ambitions: it wants to be a resilience showcase for the world. See how our 2018 Smart Cities Readiness Challenge humanitarian grant winner used its Readiness Workshop to build a better future.
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.
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.