The Smart Cities Council ‒ the world's largest smart cities network ‒ hosted government representatives today during a half-day coaching workshop at the organization’s annual conference Smart Cities Week.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Smart Cities Council today announced a multi-pronged partnership to encourage smarter, more resilient, sustainable cities. EEI will join the Council as a Global Lead Partner.
The application process is open for the 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants. Government jurisdictions throughout North America are eligible to win a year of mentoring, a custom Readiness Workshop and valuable products and services. Applications are due Nov. 10, 2017. Learn how to apply.
Cities, counties, states, provinces and regional authorities from anywhere in the U.S., Canada and Mexico can now apply for free technology, services and expert mentoring.
As further evidence of increasing momentum in the smart cities space, six best-in-class companies recently joined the Smart Cities Council to provide expertise in the move to more livable, workable and sustainable cities.
Mayor Joe Hogsett calls it a day of “big ideas and big thoughts” that will ensure Indianapolis continues to progress with passion and innovation throughout the 21st Century.
As the number of young people without stable housing grows to crisis levels in many parts of the world, efforts to intervene multiply. Boston public schools will have homeless liaisons. Social Benefit Bonds are funding a pilot in Queensland. Even the private sector is stepping up.
Some streetlights in Spokane, Washington, are already demonstrating the benefits of connected technologies. Beyond energy conservation, learn how they’re helping the city measure its air quality like never before.
The number of car-share users has more than doubled over the past few years, giving commuters new options and cities cleaner air. Learn what motivates commuters and how the data could have long-term benefits.
With other funding sources running dry, tolling — from new bridges and tunnels to express highway lanes — is becoming an increasingly common way to raise cash. But before you plan new tolls, consider these transportation trends first.