Smart Cities Council

Smart Cities Council launches sustainability-focused 2020 challenge

by • 2 years ago

Five cities will win a year’s worth of assistance and advising from a network of urban technology experts.

Baltimore, Montgomery among 5 winners named in 2019 'Smart Cities Readiness Challenge'

by • 3 years ago

Winners will receive one year of access to specialty planning tools, workshops and the Smart City Council's network of experts.

Even the most remote cities can get smart with new 'Project Activator' tool

by • 4 years ago

A new web application designed to pool best practices for smart cities is the Smart Cities Council's solution to modernizing government services everywhere.

Partnerships between cities and energy providers can make smart cities even smarter

by • 5 years ago

The Edison Electric Institute and the Smart Cities Council have joined to create efficiency and sustainability in communities.

Smart Cities Council extends 2018 challenge grant to states, Mexico and Canada

by • 5 years ago

Non-city governments and organizations in Mexico and Canada will be eligible to apply for a pool of smart city products and services the group says is even bigger this year.

Illinois CIO Hardik Bhatt resigns for smart cities post at Amazon

by • 5 years ago

In less than three years, the tech leader positioned his state as a national model for IT policy and early adoption of emerging technologies.

How self-driving vehicles will transform the transit business model

by • 5 years ago

Plummeting tax revenues, regulation disparities between states, and denser cities are identified by experts as key challenges tied to the rise of the emerging transportation technology.

Smart city stumbling blocks: 5 cities weigh in

by • 5 years ago

A diverse array of challenges face those pursuing a smart city future, but a panel of government technologists say the biggest task could be trying to get everyone on the same page.

Smart city pilots present a prime opportunity for federal funding, congresswoman says

by • 5 years ago

Washington state Democrat Suzan DelBene says emerging projects are worthy of federal support — but don't expect long-term funding for major developments.