Watch for a new generation of smaller smart cities
Increasingly, small and midsize cities are joining the smart-city movement. Limerick, Ireland, is among those coming up in the world.
CU Denver formalizes partnership with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
The University of Colorado Denver announced an expansion of its partnership with the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to study "smart city" technologies.
Columbus, Ohio, readies 'Smart Columbus 2.0'
Columbus will transform its innovation hub into a nonprofit following the completion of a five-year grant program.
Los Angeles prepares to be 'smart' ahead of 2028 Olympics
City CIO Ted Ross said a new "smart-city" plan is a roadmap for agencies to follow in the build-up to the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
San Diego appoints its first chief innovation officer
San Diego's director of performance and analytics, Kirby Brady, will add chief innovation officer to her job title, expanding the city's work with data.
Government needs better air-quality messaging, not more data, says Portland official
Portland Smart City Coordinator Christine Kendrick said what's needed most now isn't more sensors or data, but "action" from local authorities.
Local government's open forums must persist during pandemic, say city leaders
As the coronavirus pandemic forces many government services online, technology officials cite concern that some transparency efforts could get left behind.
Digital privacy concerns will follow Sidewalk Labs to next venture, says former consultant
Sidewalk Labs backed out of its "smart neighborhood" project in Toronto, but Ann Cavoukian said its flagrant misreading of the public's privacy concerns may continue to haunt the company.
Columbus, Ohio, launches 'digital capstone' of smart city advice
The Ohio capital city says it's surpassed several environmental benchmarks of a 2016 federal transportation award, particularly with electric vehicle adoption.