SCC Spotlight Cities

Meet our 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge winners


The winners of our second-annual Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge have made great strides, advancing from pilots and talking about plans toward working on real solutions that deliver meaningful results. Meet our Class of 2018 and learn about the three critical traits they have in common.

Challenge Grant Update: How Orlando's planning for smart growth


Orlando has one of the fastest-growing job markets in the U.S. — which is also making its population one of the fastest-growing too. Learn how it’s using its Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant to grow smarter to stretch resources and deliver a strong quality of life.

Mayors: I’m begging you to harvest these 3 Chinese innovations


When cities strive to become smarter, they often struggle with finding ways to pay for the improvements, develop an integrated approach and overcome technical challenges. Yinchuan, China, has found innovative ways to leap over all three of those barriers, providing a great blueprint for cities worldwide. Don’t miss these innovations.

Govt announces 98 cities under 'Smart Cities' Mission


The government on Thursday released a list of 98 selected cities, across 35 states and Union Territories to be developed as 'Smart Cities' under the government's '100 Smart Cities Mission. The names of the two cities are still awaited has Jammu & Kashmir has sought more time to decided on the potential Smart City, while 12 cites have been shortlisted from Uttar Pradesh as against 13 cities allotted to the state.