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US Department of Transportation Adds AT&T to Smart City Challenge

June 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that AT&T has become the newest strategic partner in the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)’s Smart City Challenge. The Smart City Challenge is a competition which will…

Teleena Signs IoT Contract with Tvilight for Smart City Street Lightning

May 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Smart Cities

Nieuwegein, May 23, 2016 – Teleena, a global IoT enabler supports Tvilight with the international roll-out of their smart streetlights products. As…

New City Resilience Index launched by Arup and Rockefeller Foundation

The City Resilience Index (CRI), developed by Arup with the support from the Rockefeller Foundation provides a comprehensive, technically robust and globally…

US Department of Transportation adds NXP Security Technologies to Smart City Challenge

AUSTIN, Texas—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will expand its partnership with NXP Semiconductors to include secure authentication and identification solutions in the Smart City Challenge.…

Singapore Named ‘Global Smart City’

May 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Hampshire, UK, May 17, 2016—Juniper Research has today revealed the top ranking smart cities globally for 2016: Singapore Barcelona London San Francisco Oslo Juniper’s Smart City Rankings have been compiled following an extensive study of cities around…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Concludes Visit to Three “Smart Cities”: Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Oslo

OSLO, NORWAY – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week completed a multi-day visit to Copenhagen, Denmark; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Oslo, Norway, as part of an ongoing effort to learn from international partners about innovative ways…

Economic Concerns Drive Sustainability in American Cities and Towns

April 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

BINGHAMTON, NY – While environmental issues are often cited as a major factor in cities and towns in pursuing sustainability, a new study shows that economic concerns can be just as important to local governments in adopting concrete sustainability plans.…

I-15 Integrated Corridor Management Goes Live in San Diego

Traffic information can be fragmented because different agencies are responsible for freeways, surface streets, and transit systems. This fragmentation makes it difficult to proactively manage congestion and improve mobility. To address this problem, SANDAG…

Green City Conference Advances Green Infrastructure Benefits

The importance of ‘living green’ was brought to the attention of sixteen countries at an International Green City Conference this month. Becoming the greenest city in the world, using plants to manage stormwater threats, how to implement greening and change…

Smart Cities: Bringing Tech Benefits Directly to You

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

More than 300 leaders from government, industry, and academia attended an event called the Global City Team Challenge (GCTC) Tech Jam. The GCTC program, launched in 2014 by NIST with a number of partners from the federal government and industry, is one way…