Smart city

January 04, 2019

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg joined St. Petersburg, Florida Mayor Rick Kriseman in the first days of 2019 to announce St. Petersburg as the twentieth winning city in Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge. St.

smart cities council readiness challenge
November 15, 2018

The Smart Cities Council – the industry’s largest coalition – has opened applications for its 2019 North American Readiness Challenge, an annual program that has so far helped nearly a dozen cities and states advance their smart cities initiatives.

October 19, 2018

Cities and counties around the country are taking sustainability to new heights—and architecture firms are helping them raise the stakes in green design.

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Photo credit: Highlander Research & Education Center
October 22, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) made clear its strong support of smart city solutions in its recent news announcement of major funding for 13 programs involving researchers at 35 institutions across the country.

seattle green fleet
October 10, 2018

The City of Seattle’s Mayor has reinforced her intention to reduce the city’s dependence on fossil fuels, and focus on smart transportation investments. In addition to presenting her first budget address, Seattle Mayor Jenny A.

Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge Seattle Atlanta
Credit: America's Pledge on Climate
September 24, 2018

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced Seattle and Atlanta as the first round of winning cities for the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge.

smart columbus
August 23, 2018

From detailing plans for its connected vehicle program, opening the Smart Columbus Experience Center, and launching a first-of-its-kind Operating System, Smart Columbus has announced programs and progress with the Department of Transportation and a wide range of public private partnerships this... read more

kcmo innovation partnership

Photo courtesy of Kansas City, MO, via Michael Severo.

August 13, 2018

Collaboration is proving to be a key cog in the wheel of smart cities. Such is the case for Kansas City, MO (KCMO), which is building on momentum to becoming a world-class city, according to Mayor Sly James.

ibm smart city hacking
August 13, 2018

In issuing a chilling cybersecurity white paper on August 9, two things seem clear: IBM has gotten the attention of smart city leaders across the country, and hackers pose a clear, present and costly danger worldwide. Here, then, a summary.

top 50 smart city governments
July 18, 2018

Eden Strategy Institute has issued its study and ranking of the Top 50 Smart City Governments.

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