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The National Smart Coalitions Partnership was formed by regional smart city organizations from Colorado, Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Arizona and Florida with the goal of furthering collaborations across the country.
New York State Electric & Gas has teamed up with researchers at two universities to develop an artificial intelligence system that can predict which areas will lose power based on various factors.
Smart cities could transform urban living for the better. However, in order to mitigate the risks of cyber threats that can be exacerbated by inadequately secured and mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies, government officials should be aware of smart cities security concerns associated with their supporting infrastructure.
Ford Motor Co. and Argo AI have joined forces with Walmart to roll out an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Washington, D.C.; Miami, Fla.; and Austin, Texas. The service is expected to grow to other cities.
Branch Technologies, a company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., is trying to change the way building structures are created with its 3D printing process. The company recently received a $300,000 state grant.
Part of the agreement between National Grid and cities in Upstate New York that have signed up for the Smart Street Lighting Program is each must have $5 million in liability insurance for the new LED light fixtures.
The $1 trillion infrastructure bill moving through Congress has the potential to be a game-changer for cities as they consider projects in areas like broadband connectivity and other urban technology projects.
A traffic signal upgrade project in San Diego will involve 26 intersections around the University of California, San Diego. The project will use adaptive software to improve mobility throughout the region.
The region will use a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation for establishing the Smart Corridor+ project in the downtown area to study transportation. The project will involve a range of stakeholders.
Six technology providers were selected as part of the challenge for solutions in areas like transportation and economic development to assist cities in the Denver region with their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lower Mississippi River SmartPort and Resilience Center project will collect crowdsourced sediment and shoaling data from eight ports along the Mississippi River to gain insights into obstacles affecting river traffic.
Planned development communities like New Haven in Ontario, Calif., are highlighting urban technology applications and features as signature amenities as consumer expectations reach well beyond standard pools and parks.
Research by Michigan State University and Ford Mobility examined connected vehicle data to gain insights into driving styles and incidents, potentially allowing for safety problems to be addressed before a crash occurs.
Lake Nona, a 17-square-mile pivate planned community near Orlando International Airport in Florida, is a citywide test site for “movement analytics” technology to better understand traffic and other forms of mobility.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has pulled a controversial proposal that would allow tech companies to form local governments throughout the state. Instead, it will now be carried out as a study.
By combining a city’s digital twin, a model of how it might be affected by factors like climate, with GIS, municipal leaders can make decisions based not only on physical factors, but the way people will be impacted.
The Virginia Smart Community Testbed in Stafford County will test emerging technologies in real-world settings. The project is a partnership between the county and the Center for Innovative Technology.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is using dashcam footage gathered from ride-hailing drivers to gain added insights into the status of the hundreds of highway work zones in the Las Vegas region.
A new Information Technology and Innovation Foundation report argues that any U.S. infrastructure plan should bank on digital infrastructure because it offers the greatest long-term social and economic gains.
Hill Air Force Base is involved in a demonstration project to use hundreds of small, low-wattage sensors, which require neither batteries or a separate power supply. The sensors “harvest” energy from their ambient environments.