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September 19, 2017

Henderson, Nev., will use smart cities projects and concepts to help realize the city's larger strategic vision in areas like transportation, education and overall quality of life. With a general plan recently approved and in-hand, officials hope to create a more dynamic and targeted response to... read more

September 19, 2017 | Dan Pinney

Water utilities are under continuing pressure that stems from growing demand, water stress, fluctuating energy prices and aging water systems. Smart water technologies offer utilities the ability to improve cost and gain revenue advantages by enhancing operational efficiency.

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September 18, 2017

SRC Says: Around the world, Smart City research and case studies are proliferating at a rapid pace. Many of these advancements are broadly applicable to a North American context, even as the specifics are localized.

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September 13, 2017

I live in the Valley now, and it’s impossible to go a day without someone mentioning Autonomous Vehicles. It is an incredibly rich discussion space. Some of the topics of debate include:

September 13, 2017

We talk a lot about how technology will make our jobs easier. How it will help us diversify our supplier pools, increase agency transparency, provide greater accountability for spend and, ultimately, save taxpayers money. We also preach about how critical technology is becoming to our nation's... read more

September 12, 2017

As Hurricane Irma's 130 mph winds, rain and tornadoes slashed and battered South Florida Sunday, Florida Power & Light Co. officials could only watch and double-check restoration plans as the outage numbers climbed throughout the day. Monday, that all changed as an army of workers were... read more

September 07, 2017

Despite the continued proliferation of the internet and new digital devices, many low-income communities still lack internet access.

August 22, 2017

Government has a data problem. Put simply, it collects so much of it that it struggles to analyze most of it. Of course, states and localities already use data analytics for a lot of things. Departments of revenue, for instance, rely on it to curb tax fraud.

August 07, 2017

Like a growing number of cities, Austin, Texas, is getting ready for the arrival of autonomous vehicles. On any given afternoon, self-driving test models can be seen darting along a Formula One race track. More than 500 electric vehicle charging stations are already spread throughout the city.... read more

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August 04, 2017

The cities of the future will be reliant on high-speed broadband infrastructure, but getting to that point presents significant obstacles.

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