Smart Cities

Cities are getting better at reading between the numbers

by • 5 months ago

Cities have never been more focused on data, and they're using new approaches — from data academies to project-based learning — to ramp up their efforts.

Will the world’s most sustainable city be built in the U.S.?

by • 10 months ago

The proposed city of Telosa could be a meaningful advance for planned communities in the United States.

Small and midsized cities can build data-capacity by being 'realistic'

by • 10 months ago

Data-driven cultures cannot be created overnight, officials said during a Civis Analytics panel.

'Smart cities' groups just formed a mega-group

by • 10 months ago

Organizers of a new coalition said individual cities and counties can't drive essential civic technologies to scale on their own.

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

by • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.