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white house infrastructure plan draft
January 22, 2018

A document obtained on Monday has offered a glimpse at the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan.

December 12, 2017

Equipping bustling metropolises with cutting-edge tech like the Internet of Things (IoT) can be a big money-saving move, according to a new ABI Research study commissioned by InterDigital's smart cities business, Chordant, in partnership with CA Technologies. Worldwide, smart city technologies... read more

December 08, 2017

President Donald Trump plans to keep pushing his legislative agenda in 2018 by releasing his long-promised infrastructure plan in early January, a senior administration official said. Infrastructure advocates question whether a Republican-led Congress will be able to pass a spending plan with... read more

November 28, 2017

In an age of fiscal uncertainty, US cities and states must optimize capital allocation to improve infrastructure planning. State and local leaders must deliver vital services that improve the health, safety, and prosperity of their citizens without exceeding their budgets.

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

hurricane harvey repair damage
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.

trump executive order infrastructure
Image by Daniel X. O'Neil on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
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

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