Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Smart cities articles below.
Intelligent Community Forum jury found that “Montreal played the innovation game at the highest possible level.”
The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.
Cities are a driving force behind the global economy—and the real estate industry is integral to the shaping of the built environment, according to a...
The first cities have been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities - a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve the lives of residents.
This Challenge characterizes a smart city as one focused "on the most pressing needs and on the greatest opportunities to improve quality of life for residents today and in the future."
The coalition will create blueprints for improving the cities' resiliency and efficiency.
The increase in migration from rural to urban areas is the major factor responsible for the growth of smart cities market, globally.
Posted by Heidi Schwartz Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative for helping governments and citizens...
Study reveals how this new trend of everyone and everything becoming connected to the Internet will impact the cities across the country and around the world.
The manufacturers in the U.S. are investing more in smart meters and smart grids to provide an excellent foundation for smart city programs.