Infrastructure

August 08, 2017

The Trump administration's proposal for transforming America's infrastructure provides no details about where funding for projects would come from - or exactly where the money would go over the proposed 10-year life of the plan. While roads, railroads and seaports seem like obvious candidates... read more

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July 31, 2017

The wheels on the Trump administration’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan appear to be moving. After months of delays, the president, through an executive order, announced the creation of a Presidential Advisory Council on Infrastructure.

July 19, 2017

Architecture and urban design firm FXFOWLE imagines a future where city streets will become public spaces What will our cities look like once autonomous cars take over? New York-based architecture and urban design firm FXFOWLE created a design concept called Public Square that shows a future... read more

July 12, 2017

Simple and intuitive interfaces have transformed the user experience in consumer technologies, raising consumer expectations for better applications and services. This dynamic applies just as much to the smart city context. Residents don't just expect better services, they also want greater... read more

July 10, 2017

It's been one year since the city of Columbus won the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart Cities Challenge. A victory that put some $50 million dollars in federal grants into the hands of city leaders. Since then leaders have been putting that money to work in an effort to make Columbus... read more

July 06, 2017

Cities are rapidly evolving to keep up with current and future challenges that come with expanding populations - and the private sector is helping them along the way. During the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo in Austin, TX, from June 26 through June 28, representatives from cities,... read more

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July 05, 2017

It’s impossible to know whether Congress will provide federal funding to stimulate infrastructure spending.

July 03, 2017

This post is the third in a series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on the journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

July 03, 2017

Congressional work on President Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure package may slip to next year, a Republican chairman said Thursday. Lawmakers are facing a pile of other priorities, while the White House has yet to unveil formal legislative text for its massive rebuilding proposal.

June 29, 2017

In an endorsement for smart cities, more than 50 percent of government agencies reported that public technology adoption should be stimulated, managed, and aggregated at the local or city level, according to a report from ABI Research, released Wednesday.

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