And will it work for plastic straws?
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How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Impact Smart Cities Market Forecast and Segments, 2019-2026 https://coleofduty.com/military-news/2020/04/29/how-coronavirus-pandemic-will-impact-smart-cities-market-forecast-and-segments-2019-2026/
How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Impact Smart Cities Market Forecast and Segments, 2019-2026
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15 Minutes to Join a Global Movement of Cities Helping Cities
15 Minutes to Join a Global Movement of Cities Helping Cities https://smartcitiescouncil.com/article/smart-cities-activator If you are a city, apply to the 2020 Readiness Challenge. https://smartcitiescouncil.com/article/2020-smart-cities-council-readiness-challenge Collaborative online planning for multi-stakeholder projects Smart Cities Activator is an online platform that helps cities plan and deploy smart projects. It provides a way to find and contact colleagues at other cities who are working on smart city projects themselves. And a way to access their expertise via knowledge resources and project templates. Activator is also the first and only smart city tool for collaborative planning. It can handle anything from a simple survey of customer needs; to paint-by-numbers project templates; and all the way to full-scale project plans. Thanks to Activator, you can now work together on multiple projects with multiple people in multiple locations and time zones. Any changes to any plan are seen instantly by all other team members, regardless of location. Activator provides: Discovery tools to gather the information to launch a project. Planning tools including project templates, dashboards, and more than two dozen planning modules adapted from the private sector for public sector use. Knowledge exchange via a doorway for city-to-city peer exchange. Financing access via “Rocket Mortgage for cities” – fill in one form to have it seen by multiple financiers (launches 2021).
Scenario Planning for Cities and Regions
This book offers the first in-depth examination of scenario planning. This urban and regional planning approach enables communities to create and analyze mul... | CUP
Federal agencies launch $9M Civic Innovation Challenge
Prosperity is increasing in America’s largest metro areas, but not for everyone
Tracking the performance of America’s metro area economies from the dawn of the Great Recession in 2008 through 2018.
Top 10 Smart City Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020
Best Smart City Podcast. Podcasts discuss Smart City planning, technology, transportation and much more
Smart Cities and Mobility: A Look to 2049 and What the Future May Hold
When it comes to Smart Cities and Mobility, what does the future hold? Here is a look at a project called 'A Ride in 2049' and where mobility may be headed.
IDC names "best and brightest" North American smart city projects
The winning projects include an Alexa-assisted citizen contact centre and data-driven systems to reduce flooding and address road accident hotspots.
Sustainable Cities Will Likely Be The Winners In The Future
“Cities are brands too. They need to look at how they balance improving the planet, reducing costs, keeping an attractive lifestyle and healthy growth,” David Smart says.
11 of the Most Innovative Cities in the World
You should take time to visit one of these innovative cities. Check out this article to learn most innovative cities including Amsterdam and New York.
Unchecked Smart Cities are Surveillance Cities. What We Need are Smart Enough Cities.
We can have beautiful cities without turning our cities into surveillance cities.Cities across the U.S. are forcing operators of shared bikes and scooters to use dangerous and privacy invasive APIs developed by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation. These APIs—collectively called the “...
States and Cities Face the Prospect of Severe Budget Shortfalls
No one knows how deep or long the pandemic-triggered recession will be. But nearly every type of government revenue, including income, sales and gas taxes, will take a hit. Well-funded rainy-day funds should help.
We Are Physically Distant, But Still In This Together – Next City
Op-Ed: How cities in the Bay Area and beyond will survive the coronavirus.
Smart Cities Drive Progress with Analytics at the Edge https://www.cio.com/article/3518532/smart-cities-drive-progress-with-analytics-at-the-edge.html
Smart Cities Drive Progress with Analytics at the Edge
Drawing on the combination of Edge computing, the Internet of Things, computer vision and data analytics, smart cities are cultivating safer, healthier and more livable urban environments.
This is what the cities of the future could look like https://www.visualcapitalist.com/anatomy-smart-city/
The Anatomy of a Smart City
The city will remain the centerpiece of economic growth in the 21st century. Here's how we're using smart city technology to optimize them even further.
5G will bring smart cities to life in unexpected ways https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5g-will-bring-smart-cities-to-life-in-unexpected-ways/
5G will bring smart cities to life in unexpected ways
5G has the potential to help cities improve citizen engagement and build an intelligent urban ecosystem around services, ambience, sustainability, inclusion, and equity.
The Power of Smart Street Lighting in Smart Cities https://statetechmagazine.com/article/2020/01/power-smart-street-lighting-smart-cities-perfcon
The Power of Smart Street Lighting in Smart Cities
Smart streetlights are one of the core elements of smart city deployments. For cities looking to tap into the Internet of Things, smart streetlight upgrades can give them a strong foundation. Cities can refurbish old streetlights with more energy-efficient LED bulbs, as well as wireless connectivity, motion sensors that activate lights when passersby are near and connected sensors to alert the city when bulbs need to be changed. Intelligent street lighting can also enhance public safety via n...
Lidar Technology Safeguards Privacy in Smart City Applications
Cities are embracing smart city technologies and their resulting data to power a range of solutions that address challenges like pedestrian safety, queue management, vehicle traffic management and more. As cities increase their abilities to use and target data, concerns and demands for data protection and privacy will surely grow, wrote Smart Cities Dive. In that article, Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, said one common concern and point of feedback hi...
2020: Our meatless, cashless, city-less future
Happy New Year! 2019 has come and gone like Kylo Ren’s reign in The Rise of Skywalker, and so it’s time for my (13th!) annual prediction piece for VentureBeat. But first, a quick look at the …
What Defined 2010–2020 in Cities
What’s changed and what hasn’t since we set out to chronicle cities in 2011? To answer this question, we went back to CityLab’s roots.
Smart Cities and Components in the IoT Era https://www.iotcentral.io/blog/understanding-the-role-of-smart-city-its-components-in-the-iot-er
Smart Cities and Components in the IoT Era
To cope with the increasing population, hyper-urbanization, globalization as well as to ensure economic and environmental stability, cities are now focusing o…
Building a Data-Driven Future: Digital Cities 2019 Revealed https://www.governing.com/news/headlines/Building-Data-Driven-Future-Digital-Cities-2019-Revealed.html
Building a Data-Driven Future: Digital Cities 2019 Revealed
This past year could be dubbed “the year of the refresh” for the winners of the 2019 Digital Cities Survey, presented by the Center for Digital Government.* The IT leaders and elected officials of these top cities have braced themselves for the next decade by leveraging vendor solutions, identifying infrastructure upgrades and making government-wide changes to philosophy. Many of these initiatives were implemented during the past year, but other winners have thrived on existing foundations in...
Helping Smart Cities become more Inclusive
Moovit, the leading mobility as a service (MaaS) solutions company and the maker of the world’s #1 urban mobility app, together with Microsoft’s Azure Maps, and Aira, the AI remote assistance platform, are announcing a joint partnership which will make public transit more accessible for blind and visually impaired people around the globe.
‘Building smart cities starts with people, not technology’
When The Jetsons, the candy-coloured cartoon family, came on TV screens in the 1960s, they presented a utopian world powered by technology. From humanoids, holograms, smartwatches and phones, to video chat, drones and 3D printed food, they used things that were straight from a science fiction novel. Now, these things have become an everyday reality, and countries are trying to utilize them to create a smart world. “Smart", however, doesn’t mean just installing digital interfaces in traditiona...
Modern cities become less dense as they grow
The biggest engine of expansion is sprawl, not building height
Plastic bag taxes or bans have been passed in 400 cities and states. But did it reduce waste?
And will it work for plastic straws?
Inclusive smart cities
Download the Deloitte Insights and Dow Jones app Today’s cities are larger and more diverse than ever. More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban centers, and this proportion is expected to increase to nearly 70 percent by 2050. 3 While urbanization has helped improve living conditions for millions of people around the world, there are often chronic economic and social disparities among city dwellers. In the developing world, one out of three urban residents still lives in sl...
Rethinking Urban Innovation in an Age of Entanglement
Matthew Claudel and Jonathan Lapalme are McConnell Cities for People Fellows. Matthew Claudel is working on his PhD at MIT, where he co-founded MIT’s designX program and Jonathan Lapalme is a member…
Transforming Urban Cores into Smart Cities
From an article on the Lidar News website entitled "Transforming Urban Cores Into Smart Cities with Mobility Data and AI."
City of San Diego’s Inclusive & Connected Communities Roadmap for Smart City Projects
City of San Diego’s Inclusive & Connected Communities Roadmap for Smart City Projects City of San Diego’s Inclusive & Connected Communities Roadmap for Smart City Projects On September 25, 2019, at 10 am PT, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Steph Stoppenhagen of Black & Veatch, Dave O’Connor of Atonix Digital, and Jason Anderson of Cleantech San Diego. Register Program Black & Veatch & Atonix Digital are working with the City of San Diego and Cleantech San Diego to roll...
Smart Lampposts: Illuminating Smart Cities
In August 2018, a publication titled Smart Cities World featured an article on the deployment of smart street lighting in Hong Kong. “Leveraging IoT sensors fixed on the lamp posts,” the article explained, the technology will enable real-time collection of city data, such as weather, air quality, temperature, people and/or vehicle flow related information, for city management and the support of various applications of smart city initiatives. It will also provide services such as wi-fi hotspot...
Knowledge Wharton: What’s Fueling the Smart City Backlash?
A new phase of pause and double-check assumptions seems to have gripped the three-decades-old global movement of overstressed urban centers transitioning to so-called smart cities with innovative, technology-led promises. The latest phase is marked by scattered, local-level resistance by residents to smart-city programs in big cities like Toronto and New York to small towns such as Ross, California — near San Francisco — with less than 2,500 residents.
Cities Need to Prepare Now for Disruption from Artificial Intelligence According to Oliver Wyman Forum Index
No city in the world is ready for the disruptions that will be brought on by the Age of AI. Significant improvements must be made by governments and p
5 ideas from Silicon Valley on making your city more innovative – American City and County
Officials in cities across the Silicon Valley region share insights with Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi about how to make cities more innovative.
Smart Cities for All Partners with Mexico’s Biggest Cities to Promote Digital Inclusion
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2019 Contact: Udita Singh, G3ict, email@example.com G3ict’s Smart Cities for All global initiativ
Smart Cities Market Worth $717.2 Billion by 2023
CHICAGO , July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, " Smart Cities Market by Smart Transportation (Type, Solutions and Services), Smart Buildings (Type, Solutions and ...
Commissioner recommends updating privacy laws to prepare for smart cities
Current law is outdated in the face of current digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and artificial intelligence
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How Kansas City cemented data-driven management into city law
It’s a fear shared by public-sector innovators everywhere: You’ve accomplished something big — and perhaps even started to shift the culture in City Hall in a positive way — and then leadership…
Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces the American Cities Best at Using Data to Improve Residents’ Lives in 2019
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven cities to achieve 2019 What Works Cities Certification, a national standard of excellence in city governance. What Works Cities Certification rates how well cities are managed by measuring the extent to which city leaders incorporate data and evidence in their decision-making. This year, the Certification recognizes Arlington, TX; Kansas City, MO; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; Philadelphia, PA; Scottsdale, AZ; and Washington, DC.