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November 09, 2017

Cities with bold ideas around their technological futures should be sharpening their pencils. Applications for the 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grants are due Dec. 15. The council will award grants to five North American cities hoping to grow their smart cities initiatives.

November 06, 2017

Mozilla awarded $275,000 this week across 18 projects leveraging gigabit-speed internet to innovate within their cities. The Gigabit Community Fund has granted more than $800,000 to more than 60 winners in its four years, the grants themselves ranging from $5,000 to $28,000 each.

September 15, 2017

From hurricanes, to wildfires to economic instability, cities need to be prepared for disaster. While cities are actively pursuing sustainability, they also need to pursue resiliency - the ability to bounce back from disruptive circumstances. At a recent briefing on Capitol Hill, three experts... read more

September 12, 2017

Non-city governments and organizations in Mexico and Canada will be eligible to apply for a pool of smart city products and services the group says is even bigger this year. Colin Wood Managing Editor (Getty Images) The Smart Cities Council is extending its grant program for 2018 in several ways... read more

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September 01, 2017

Estimates of what it will cost to address the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Harvey are projected to be somewhere in the range of $160 billion, with work that will be required in Texas accounting for most of that total.

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August 23, 2017

Describing the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure as a “massive, self-inflicted wound on our country,” President Donald Trump last week signed an executive... read more

August 15, 2017

The increased emphasis being placed by cities-small as well as large-on embedding resilience into their land use and development policies was the topic of the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit cohosted in Stowe, Vermont, by ULI, the National League of Cities, and the U.S. Green Building Council. The... read more

July 21, 2017

In the future, smart cities will likely bring about many benefits, like less pollution and more efficient transportation systems. But they could also bring about many unintended consequences, according to a panel of speakers at Fortune's recent Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.

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July 19, 2017

In the U.S., Public-Private Partnerships are becoming an increasingly popular solution for local leaders’ infrastructure woes. For every success story, though, there are dozens more cities or counties that haven’t utilized this model.

July 14, 2017

The global market is expected to double and exceed $774 billion within the next several years, according to new industry research. (Getty Images) Smart city investment is booming, according to recent analysis from the Massachusetts-based BCC Research.

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