Smart Cities Council gathered inventors and technologists, pioneers and civic leaders in the innovation capital of the world for a preview of what's ahead for the cities of tomorrow and the technologies shaping them.
Two startups with solutions that help cities connect more effectively with the business community to spur economic development won top Innovation Alley awards at Smart Cities Week. Learn what judges liked about them.
U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), a leading technology advocate in Congress, says there are huge opportunities for cities large and small, urban and rural, to take advantage of new technologies -- and Congress should help.
An interesting approach to getting homeless people off the streets of Barcelona uses crowdfunding to help them start a business that matches their talents and skills or find jobs they actually enjoy.
The largest food rescue and hunger-relief organization in the U.S. has a new technology platform designed to make food donation as simple as a click for businesses large and small. Learn how MealConnect works.
When Qualcomm and others began transforming NYC's old pay phones into high-tech kiosks, the goal was to make free Wi-Fi and city services more accessible to all citizens. Now they've added quick access to social services.
Communities struggle to prevent more death and devastation from drug addiction. Governments put more money into the battle. And new tech strategies emerge. Get the latest insights from Deloitte, SAS, IBM and others.
Even in a city like San Francisco, nearly one in five residents don’t have access to high-speed internet. Learn about its effort to be the largest U.S. city with municipal broadband and the difference it could make.
Baltimore tool maps food disparities. Hack for LA platform informs food seekers and policymakers. Subsidies wipe out Syracuse food desert. Lawmakers in Tallahassee OK financing pilot. Denver nonprofit runs market/farm.
With its new 500 Cities website, the Centers for Disease Control is helping public health professionals pinpoint chronic health issues and identify emerging health problems at a local level. Some call it a game-changer.