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Chicago Launches CTIT Initiative to Improve City Technology and Safety

The city of Chicago, IL is launching the Chicago Taskforce on Innovation and Technology (CTIT) ...

Transit Tech Lab Releases Winning Solutions for NYC’s Human Capital Challenge

New York City’s Transit Tech Lab has released the results of its annual challenge. The ...

Barcelona Launches €100 Million Pla Escola Clima Initiative to Combat Climate Change

The city of Barcelona in Spain has begun a €100m (~USD$106m) school climate control plan, ...

The Future of Smart Cities Takes to the Skies

Imagine being on the bustling streets of Tokyo staring at the sky as some of ...

Brum Breathes Fund: Birmingham’s Bold Initiative to Breathe Easier and Cleaner

The City Council of Birmingham, England has created a fund to help improve air quality, ...

We Drive Solar and MyWheels Join Forces to Bring Mobile Charging to Netherlands Residents

We Drive Solar and MyWheels are working together to provide the residents of Utrecht in ...

Toyota Mobility Foundation Announced $9M Sustainable Cities Challenge to Drive Carbon Reduction

A three-year Sustainable Cities Challenge has been launched by the Toyota Mobility Foundation, Challenge Works, ...

Syracuse, NY Launches Open Data Competition to Achieve Vision Zero Goals for Traffic Safety

The City of Syracuse, NY is hosting an open data competition with the goal of ...

Aalborg City Collaborates with Partners to Pioneer Mobile Green Power Generator

The city of Aalborg in Denmark has participated in a one-year collaboration with Aalborg University, ...

Cool Pavement Experiment in Pacoima, CA Shows Promising Results in Reducing Surface Temperatures

Preliminary results are in from the community-wide cool pavement experiment that has been taking place ...

Carpinteria, CA Pioneers Affordable Solar + Storage Program For Residents

The City of Carpinteria, CA has launched a new program to provide affordable and sustainable ...

Oakland’s N5SHIELD: A High-Tech Defense Against Wildfires

The city of Oakland, CA has introduced a new pilot project - called N5SHIELD - ...

Smart Cities, Smart Planet

Three Ways Smart City Technology Can Impact Climate Change As the planet emerges from a ...

Smart Cities, Smart Planet

Three Ways Smart City Technology Can Impact Climate Change As the planet emerges from a ...

New Orleans Invests $30 Million in Modernizing Court and IT Systems with American Rescue Plan Funds

The city of New Orleans, LA will be updating the antiquated IT systems used by ...

Colorado Springs Embraces Smart City Tech to Revolutionize Traffic Data Collection

The city of Colorado Springs, CO is installing 26 multi-modal sensors in its downtown corridor ...

San Diego Breaks Ground on First Micro-grid as part of a $5.5 million Public-private Partnership

The city of San Diego, CA has begun construction of the first of eight microgrid ...

Sacramento Partners with Public Library to Launch Electric Tricycle Lending Program

The city of Sacramento, CA has partnered with one of its public libraries to launch ...

Replacing Paper With Software: Digitizing Waste Collection in America’s Biggest Cities

By Laura Murphree, Managing Editor, Smart Cities Connect Media & Research It’s probably safe to ...

San Antonio Succeeds By Putting People at the Center of Smart Cities 

An Interview with Emily Binet Royall, Smart City Administrator, Innovation Office, City of San Antonio ...

Camera-Assisted Bus Lane Project Aims to Revamp Philadelphia’s Public Transport

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) - which runs the public transport system in Philadelphia ...

London Announces £500m Green Finance Fund to Drive Net Zero Goals by 2030

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, England, has announced the launch of a £500m (~US$635m) ...

Seven Cities Recognized for Data-Driven Governance by Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities Certification

Results for America recently announced seven new winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities ...

NYC Council Enacts ‘Zero Waste’ Legislation to Drive Organics Diversion and Recycling Expansion

The New York City Council recently passed five bills in a bid to accelerate organics ...

Chicago Announces its First Round of Community Growers Program Awardees

The City of Chicago has announced its first round of awardees for the city’s Community ...