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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.

An app store for... smart grid? (It's important for smart cities too.)

01/26/2017

It's a challenge for both utilities and cities to provide the best services they can while managing complex technologies and keeping costs down. Wouldn't it be great if there was an easier way to access and deliver apps to meters, sensors and other devices to boost their functionality – and value? Now there is. Think of it as an "app store."

Driverless shuttles: another step toward smarter urban mobility?

01/26/2017

While driverless vehicles are in various stages of development and testing, it's becoming abundantly clear that they will be part of the urban landscape in the future. Read our story to learn about a driverless passenger shuttle bus making the rounds in several U.S. cities

Need help paying for smart city projects? More resources you can use

01/19/2017

Smart cities offer a sustainable place to live and work. But if your city is like so many others it may not have the bucks to invest in the projects and technologies that make a city smart. Read our story to learn about financing models and sources (and a program that helps cities in developing countries improve their credit rating).

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