The World Bank says its investment in infrastructure projects will grow by nearly half this year. Find out why it says this is actually bad news, and what it means for developing economies.
EDF wins $850 million hydro project in Cameroon. IndustryWeek highlights Itron, Cisco smart cities work. S&C, Siemens join call for national energy roadmap. GRID20/20 integrates devices with leading AMI providers.
A pilot using Google Street View cars equipped with methane sensing technology pinpointed natural gas leaks under Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Click to learn more about the EDF-Google Earth project and how your city can participate.
In a day where business people can meet with nearly anyone, anywhere in the world, over the Internet, you might think that tourism is a bad investment. But a new MasterCard study finds some cities are getting huge boosts from travelers. Find out how to be one of them.
What do you do when traffic continually gets worse even after building new roads and tunnels and raising the tolls to use them? Learn about an experiment in Sydney, Australia to move fully wired office "hubs" closer to where workers live.
Fort Collins, Colorado is the first city in the world to offer a new mobile web app from Siemens to its utility customers. Find out why the city considers Energy Engage Mobile the backbone of its innovative advanced metering project.
Council Partners are involved in ambitious efforts to train the young people who will be engineering and securing tomorrow's smart cities. Read about initiatives by Bechtel, UST Global and Schneider Electric.
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) featured the Smart Cities Financial Guide in the July 2014 issue of its PM Magazine. Click for an excerpt and link to the full story.
The popular smart city rankings conducted by Council Advisor Boyd Cohen have been enhanced this year with expanded indicators, a new advisory panel and an exciting invitation for 100 cities around the world to see how they rank. Is your city on the list?
The STAR Community Rating System, the first national framework and certification program for local sustainability, will be the focus of a July 22 meeting hosted by the ANSI Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities. Find out how you can get involved.