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
New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service has partnered with the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) to create a new incubator to help mayors develop, implement, and manage technology-assisted smart Read More
Researchers from the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC) at The Ohio State University have presented the Columbus Climate Adaptation Plan (CCAP) to the city. The primary goal of the document is to prepare Read More
The city of Sejong in South Korea has become the first city in the world to receive ISO 37106 certification from the British Standards Institute (BSI). BSI measured Sejong in 22 categories, including vision management, Read More
In March of 2017, the city of Dallas, Texas launched its Smart Cities Living Lab – four blocks featuring nine integrated smart cities projects. The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) recently released its year-end case study Read More
The National League of Cities (NLC) has formed a national task force to address how communities can better respond to the growing challenge of housing availability, affordability, investment, and quality. The committee will be led Read More
As part of its ‘City Possible’ program, Mastercard has launched a global network for urban co-development, connecting cities with academia and businesses to identify common challenges that can be best addressed through collaboration. Once key Read More
Grace Simrall, Chief of Innovation and Technology for the City of Louisville, Kentucky, speaks about getting smart in the southeast and breakthrough innovation.
Craig Hopkins, Chief Information Officer for the City of San Antonio, speaks about transportation, safety and security, inclusion, and capitalizing on growth in a boom town.
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