As India moves ahead with its smart cities initiative (and will soon designate 40 more cities for smart city development), Council Lead Partner Sensus launches its first global support center in Hyderabad. Our story explains why.
As the costs of highway congestion continue to grow dramatically, a new effort could give your city what it really needs to make a difference: robust, accurate and meaningful data. Learn how the effort could not only get traffic flowing, but also improve safety.
As part of an effort to help people be more productive and engaged while traveling through the city, Chicago is working on a number of innovations, including smart bus shelters. Read our story to learn more about them.
Self-driving cars may not be on your radar yet, but they certainly are for an increasing number of major technology and car companies. Read our story to learn about new—possibly surprising—developments in the industry.
It's a dire prediction: IDC says 75% of cities worldwide will have smart city projects this year that don’t live up to expectations. Here are 4 tips to help ensure you’ll be among the 25% that thrive.
Panasonic's new partnership... Itron's MDM recognized... IBM's hybrid cloud goes to sea... ZTE and Huawei boost 5G-ready mobile equipment production... Siemens wins federal government energy savings contracts... CH2M supports USAID humanitarian efforts. Click the links for details.
2016 was a big year for smart cities in so many ways. Constantly evolving technologies, new developments and new lessons learned. Read about them in our look back at the top 10 Smart Cities Council news stories of the year.
IBM and BMW will work together to build more intuitive driver support systems for passenger vehicles. The point? To make the cars of the future more convenient, comfortable, safe — and chatty. Read the story for details.
The city of Boston has undertaken a number of IoT-based smart city pilot projects, but hasn't always been impressed with the results of their investments. To ensure it doesn't happen again, the city is asking the public and professionals to weigh in and share their thoughts and expertise.
If sharing resources makes sense within a city, doesn’t it make even more sense within a state? Learn about the Council’s work to make Illinois the first smart state — and why it may be time to think bigger than smart cities.