San Antonio looks to eliminate bias within 'smart city' planning
City officials want to make their annual community surveys more accessible to non-English speakers and other residents who may be excluded from them.
New framework promises cities 'the next frontier' in data-sharing
A group of telecommunications companies and the nonprofit U.S. Ignite want city governments to look beyond open data and begin using what they call a "data-sharing exchange."
'Smart Cities for Dummies' plots a course to a prosperous future
Former Palo Alto, California, CIO Jonathan Reichental says his new book, a For Dummies title about how to improve cities, is attracting a wide audience.
New Orleans' new 'smart port' to size up supply chains, flood risk
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a new project bringing sensors and a data analysis center that he said will serve as a statewide model for maritime commerce.
Rebuilding our city infrastructure begins with municipal broadband
Commentary: Ignite Cities’ George Burciaga says as cities emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal broadband is key to driving future tech innovation and success.
What will the next decade of government technology look like?
Former Palo Alto, California, CIO Jonathan Reichental said he wants to "make things better." From AI to the cloud, these are the technologies he thinks can make that happen.
Four cities to pilot traffic-data platform to improve roadway congestion, safety
Roadway sensor data will fuel software pilots in Austin, Texas; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Walnut Creek, California; and Westminster, Colorado, after the cities won a competition earlier this week.
Smart cities group announces $75 million technology program
In a collaboration between Qualcomm, JLC Infrastructure and Ignite Cities, the funding will help cities offset the cost of deploying technologies like "smart" LED lighting or public Wi-Fi.
Pandemic a 'test-run' for city resiliency, says Philadelphia's smart-city director
Philadelphia smart cities director Emily Yates said cities are now facing critical tests that will reappear as climate change and other future crises emerge.