Canadians use a lot of water. The country is ranked among the highest in the world for water consumption. So it's more than a little surprising that a small Alberta town has emerged as a role model for its efforts to reduce water use. Read our story to learn how they did it.
The number of car-share users has more than doubled over the past few years, giving commuters new options and cities cleaner air. Learn what motivates commuters and how the data could have long-term benefits.
How much do you really know about how your city is functioning? While we collect more data than ever, a lot of it is in private hands. Find out how a public-private partnership could help Sydney grow smarter.
There’s no question the app-based ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber have transformed the way people get around cities. San Francisco devised a novel way to track how much. From traffic impacts to social equity, here are the key findings.
Louisville, Kentucky isn't a major metropolis but it has big city traffic problems. It's ranked as one of the top 50 in the country for traffic congestion. So the city's turning to technology solutions for help – and planning to tackle traffic snarls in a way that might appeal to other cities with similar headaches.
Orlando has one of the fastest-growing job markets in the U.S. — which is also making its population one of the fastest-growing too. Learn how it’s using its Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant to grow smarter to stretch resources and deliver a strong quality of life.
A city, a university and a major technology company are working with an innovative combination of technologies to improve traffic flows and reduce accidents and fatalities. And they're asking the public for help.
The connected car industry is growing quickly and is very competitive. So when Smart Cities Council Partners are recognized for their technological contributions with prestigious awards, we want to share the news.
Building smart cities is a principles-based endeavour. So is the sharing cities movement, which is now very much part of the process. Read on for an expert's take on how those principles can ensure successful smart cities.
Few people would argue that trees aren’t good for cities. They offer shade for people and buildings and they help the environment and liveability. But there are other benefits you may not have thought of.