Karlsruhe, the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, has had a three-prong plan in place since 2012. Working together with the administration, public and relevant companies, Karlsruhe developed the framework for a sustainable urban mobility system that not only highlights transportation development, it also ensures equal mobility opportunities for everyone in the city.
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In this Huffington Post piece, a contributing writer provides an interview with Connie Heath, Director of Partner Engagement for the Council on what Smart Cities Week is and its part in the Council's mission to help cities become smarter.
A new report to President Obama places an urgent emphasis on smart cities. It even calls on the federal government to provide more help to cities. That’s the good news. But learn how following it blindly could cause your city to fall well short of its potential.
Besides organising seminars and presentations on the project for the citizens, the appointed firm appointed Project Management Consultancy will also conduct essay and drawing competition to feel the pulse of the students.
The urban development ministry plans to bring best of the brains from across the world for the camp in Delhi next week to educate and help Mayors, municipal heads of over 200 ULBs in preparing the Smart City Plan
The Centre in its guidelines for the Smart Cities proposals (SCPs) has laid some of the key and essential features to be incorporated while preparing the all-important document for the Smart Cities challenge. Read out to find the summarised requirement for the SCPs.
Many cities around the globe will join the ranks of “smart cities” in the decade ahead, according to a recent report from IHS Technology. IHS forecasts that the number of smart cities worldwide will climb to 88 by the year 2025 -- four times the number it counted in 2013.
A must-read commentary from the Boston Globe reminds us that the smart cities industry can -- and must -- do a better job introducing smart cities technologies to citizens than utilities and vendors did with smart meter rollouts. Click for five preventable smart city pitfalls.
Isolated smart infrastructure projects that aren't connected and don't work together are not going to create a smart city. Without a clear plan for how they're all going to fit and work together, those projects will be nothing more than isolated smart parts of an otherwise still dumb city, according to author Tristan Wilkinson.
A smart city is efficient, connected, sustainable over a long-term, self-contained, self-supporting and aesthetic. With five decaded of experience of developing cities, Egis envisages the role of the ICT network as an integrator of the essentials that cities in India are made of. Read on to find out what are the key attributes of sustainable Smart City according to Egis.