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Scroll down to read the latest news and trends in the smart cities space. Also check out timely articles about Compassionate Cities.

6 ideas you should steal: How Salt Lake City became a smart transportation leader

06/11/2013

How is it that Salt Lake City – population 180,000 -- is No. 1 in the U.S. in per-capita transit spending and reportedly the only city in the country building light rail, bus rapid transit, streetcars and commuter rail at the same time? Click to find out.

Smart cities researchers simulate human behavior during floods

06/03/2013

Many of the most exciting smart city possibilities relate to predictive analytics -- crunching data to forecast what will happen next. But there's always been a "blind spot" in how to predict and simulate human decisions, especially during unexpected events. Learn how Australian researchers are making progress on that front.

Smart Cities Council launched to accelerate global shift to smart, sustainable cities

05/29/2013

Cities around the world have a new ally in the fight to achieve prosperity and sustainability. More than a dozen top technology firms — including some of the world's largest — have formed the Smart Cities Council to provide cities with tools and best practices. Click to read the press release.

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