Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming has joined the Smart Cities Council as a Lead Partner. The company plans to educate cities on how smart technology can help them reach their sustainability goals.
Middle school and high school students are collaborating with NASA research and development teams to build a global smart city platform. And they're performing extremely well. Read on to learn more.
After a coordinated intake project demonstrated what one homeless advocate describes as "amazing outcomes," Sonoma County is using federal funds to expand the pilot and its Homeless Management Information System.
Public and private sectors leaders are behind an effort to open the Pierce Center for Arts & Technology. They see art as a catalyst to engage at-risk youth and tech training as a way to provide skilled workers firms need.
From a Texas fire department to flood-prone neighborhoods in Tanzania to Cleveland-area hospices, drones are demonstrating they have the potential to do good – a lot of it in fact. Learn about seven compelling examples.
Realtor.com has done the math on a bunch of indicators to come up with its list of the 10 most compassionate cities in America. Is yours on it?
Smart Cities Council, the world’s largest smart cities network, announced today ten finalists for the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant program. Five of these cities – which will be announced on February 8 – will receive tailored Readiness Workshops to develop a roadmap for applying smart technologies to further innovation, inclusion and investment within their cities.
More sustainable and effective crop production can reduce hunger and poverty and make communities stronger. Read about some fascinating new tech-based efforts to optimize agriculture, from India to Western Australia.
Asheville, NC's civic hackers are using data to help their city's vulnerable populations – from working with a homeless coalition to helping the city find jobs and housing for formerly incarcerated people. The Asheville initiatives are part of a national effort to help underserved citizens.
Solve is an MIT initiative to develop solutions that improve the lives of the world's at-risk populations. If you have innovative ideas for improving outcomes in refugee education, chronic disease or carbon reduction, click to learn how you can participate in Solve's 2016 challenge.