You Have to Cross Boundaries to Build Cities

March 13, 2019

Each March, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference transforms downtown Austin as the interactive, film, and music industries converge to discover, discuss and debate. Creating a cross section of industries and expertise provides real and Read More

Six Smart City Myths…Busted

February 25, 2019

By Editor At Large Chelsea Collier and guest author Dustin Haisler In the past three-ish years since the Department of Transportation issued its Smart City Challenge, there has been a flurry of activity across U.S. Read More

How Will 5G Impact Smart Ecosystems?

February 11, 2019

Austin CityUP Board Members, Fawzi Behmann and Chelsea Collier sit down to talk about 5G, the impact on cities and ecosystems, and what we all need to be doing about it. Chelsea Collier (CC): Fawzi, Read More

What China is Getting Right

January 11, 2019

China has the highest urbanization growth rate in the world and is pursuing an aggressive development strategy. As Western communities create their own plans to modernize, digitize and urbanize, it seems logical to examine the Read More

Smart City Early Adopters Are Realizing Wins

November 28, 2018

In 2016, the average American had never heard of a smart city. But even in those early days, there were pioneers who believed that data collected from connected devices could produce insights and efficiencies that Read More

Take A Look At Long Beach

November 19, 2018

The City of Long Beach, CA is committed to transparency, trust building, and transportation.  These three focus areas emerged from a conversation with a talented team of civil servants on November 13 at California State Read More

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