Smart Cities

Chattanooga's 'Smart Corridor+' to feed researchers street-level data

by • 2 months ago

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received a $1.37 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build an online portal for smart city researchers to study the city's downtown area.

Urban innovation requires us to imagine a world that doesn’t yet exist

by • 2 months ago

We’re building for a future urban world that is speculative and likely full of unanticipated surprises.

Smart cities are the new champions of placemaking

by • 3 months ago

Technology isn't the only way to make cities smarter and more sustainable.

New $1.1 billion smart-cities bill prioritizes equity, sponsors say

by • 3 months ago

The five-year proposal comes as Congress and the White House debate a major infrastructure plan.

Will legislation propel the smart city movement?

by • 4 months ago

Lawmakers are taking a third run at the Smart Cities and Communities Act. A growing appreciation for technology gives the 2021 version a better chance.

Atlanta installs fiber for 'smart city' corridor

by • 4 months ago

Leaders of the “Atlanta Beltline” project have announced installation of 15 miles of fiber-optic cable that will connect to physical infrastructure and help close the digital divide.

How cognitive cities can boost urban innovation

by • 5 months ago

Cities have long been limited by access to actionable intelligence, but that's changing in a big way with the advent of cognitive cities.

North American cities are 'most digitally advanced,' new report says

by • 6 months ago

North American cities are the most prepared to deploy connected infrastructure and data-driven systems, according to new research from ESI ThoughtLab.

Survey finds alert systems and video surveillance are riskiest 'smart city' technologies

by • 6 months ago

Researchers at the University of California asked a panel of cybersecurity pros to rate the vulnerabilities of popular smart-city technologies like traffic signals and open data sites.