Is your city ready for autonomous vehicles? They’re coming. But learn why smart cities are acting today, taking the wheel and helping to shape how those vehicles will eventually be used on their streets.
Self-driving vehicles will drastically change urban mobility, and cities need to be prepared. But how? Our story shares insights from transportation professionals on what to expect and how to plan for the transition.
Two startups with solutions that help cities connect more effectively with the business community to spur economic development won top Innovation Alley awards at Smart Cities Week. Learn what judges liked about them.
Struggling to make sense of your data? Augmented reality has been making a big difference for travel and tourism, but it may be time to consider it for even more in your city.
For municipalities planning smart city projects, there are several approaches they can take. But if they follow the expert recommendations explained in the story and include four key entry points in their plan strategy, the likelihood of a successful project outcome will be enhanced.
The world's older population is growing at unprecedented rates, posing challenges – and opportunities --for cities around the world. Click to see examples of public and nonprofit agencies using technology and compassion to help older citizens live more comfortably.
One big way to cut your city’s carbon emissions is to eliminate the need for people to own cars. Five cities cut tens of thousands of tons of emissions by embracing car sharing, but there’s one thing that will help it to make an even bigger impact.
Self-driving cars, once they arrive, are likely to improve traffic flow and safety. But why wait? Siemens is helping to bring some of the benefits of connected vehicles to Florida’s roads now. See how and learn about the steps New York is taking today to reduce its congestion.
At least 75 cities submitted transportation proposals through the Smart City Challenge from the U.S. Department of Transportation. One city could receive $50 million to help implement its plan. Take a look at some of the entries to get ideas to improve traffic in your own city.
Car2Go vehicles are shared vehicles, but the latest generation of them will provide a much more personalized experience. Rolling out in Vancouver, B.C. and at Smart Cities Week, see how the service aims to get more people out of their own cars.