Readiness Cities - Fairfax County



“Fairfax County was so pleased to host the Smart Cities Readiness Workshop. We are excited about opportunities to further harness technology to improve health, increase connectivity and assure an awesome quality of life for our residents.”
— Fairfax County Chairman Sharon Bulova

Fairfax County, Virginia, a 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge finalist, hosted a Readiness Workshop on March 19, 2018. In FY2018, the county invested $7.17 million in technology projects and used the workshop as part of its efforts to develop a smart cities strategy focusing on (1) county-wide information sharing projects, (2) integration of disparate health data across 70 distinct information systems and (3) transportation, including mobility options during congestion, smart street lights and an autonomous vehicle pilot. This Readiness Workshop microsite contains materials developed over the course of this work and valuable resources to help the county build and implement its smart cities stategy.

Fairfax County Begins Plan to Become a Smart Community Beacon for the U.S.

03/27/2018

Fairfax County, Virginia – a smart cities leader and a 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge finalist, recently partnered with the Smart Cities Council to host a Readiness Workshop to tackle key challenges using smart technology and processes. The workshop focused on identifying steps the county can take to improve mobility, optimize its street infrastructure and reduce obesity.

Fairfax County draws an innovative future that will deliver for generations to come

03/22/2018

Too often, today’s solutions can become tomorrow’s problems. See how Fairfax County, Virginia, a 2018 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge finalist, plans to use its current success to build an innovative, inclusive future that lifts the next generation.