Governance

Another Utility That Government Will Provide To Citizens
July 29, 2016

Government furnishes most utilities to citizens in the United States – basic necessities which include water, electricity and gas. But, in today’s digital age, there is something else just as necessary to everyday life, and government is scrambling to make it available to all citizens.

World Cities Summit 2016: July 10-11 Recap
July 11, 2016

Yesterday marked the beginning of 2016's World Cities Summit. Held in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, the event is running jointly with the Singapore International Water Week and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore.

May 24, 2016

U.S. water infrastructure is suffering from a “culture of neglect.”

Vision, Leadership & Innovative Financing: the Port of Maravilha Redevelopment Case
November 08, 2015

Recently a delegation from Leading Cities travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to explore and exchange best practices in public policy including current development and planning trends occurring in this world class city.  One of the... read more

Organizational Resilience
September 15, 2015 | S&RC Editorial Network

We hear a lot these days about coping with escalating threats to our cities and beyond, whist at the same time, even greater drivers are reducing costs and increasing business competence.

What Does it Take to Build a World-Class Olympic City?
September 09, 2015

As cities across the world, from Paris to Durban, South Africa, vie for the opportunity to host the 2024 Olympic Games, it is becoming apparent that the secret to a successful bid is not necessarily in the details of the proposal but instead having a forward-thinking mindset.

Detroit InMotion Pt. 2
August 31, 2015

Wandering the streets of downtown Detroit can be a varying experience depending on perspective. During the night time everything is practically abandoned, with the exception of some ‘trendy’ areas like Greektown, or Capus Martius and West Village.
 

August 10, 2015

Smart cities are the future’s answer to overcrowded cities, lack of resources, and insufficient transportation choices but the smart city concept comes bundled with an excessive amount of questions and challenges.

The urban anti-silo crusade
September 14, 2018 | WOJCIECH WARIAS - SMART & RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK

It’s not breaking news that the answer to silos in a smart city is a unanimous “no.” The main goal of a smart city is interconnectivity between the technology, services, and development and its citizens.

July 02, 2015

As much as technology and development are key for the smart city initiative, a proper smart city education program is the foundation. Smart cities need a skilled workforce with training and experience that is in demand to succeed and continue positive growth.

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