An interview featuring Barcelona’s chief technology officer and Council Chairman Jesse Berst highlights the need for cities to ensure citizens’ privacy and security. The story explains how cities can meet that commitment.
By population growth, Austin is one of the most successful cities in the U.S. By economic segregation, though, it ranks at the bottom. Learn how our first Readiness Challenge Grant winner plans to change that.
Palo Alto, California isn't a big city. But it sure acts like one. With numerous smart city projects completed or underway, the Silicon Valley community seems well on its way to becoming the role model it wants to be.
Urban populations are growing and that growth presents cities with several challenges. Among them: what to do with all that additional trash. Read our story to learn about some innovative approaches to solving the problem.
The argument is often made that reducing food waste can help curb malnourishment, mitigate climate change and save natural resources. A new report suggests reducing food waste can also help cities save money. Find out how.
In a day where we can’t afford to waste a single drop of water, a new partnership involving three Council partners is helping this Georgia county reduce its already low water waste. Learn how.
Middle school and high school students are collaborating with NASA research and development teams to build a global smart city platform. And they're performing extremely well. Read on to learn more.
A pioneering healthcare organization serving Seattle's Asian community used a grant from the city's Technology Matching Fund to open its SmartLab. The goal: to improve seniors' tech literacy and fight social isolation.
Requests for emergency food assistance are on the rise – and hungry people are being turned away. Shouldn't our communities be doing more? From London to Philly, we've got examples of some that are.
Smart cities are cities that work together. Learn how Philadelphia’s city departments are working as one to the benefit of the community.