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The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need

Matt Ball on July 31, 2014 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Are we truly entering an era of “Cities 3.0”? Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is an advocate of that notion, and few elected officials are in a better position to look at cities from a broad, historical perspective than is Johnson, the new president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

He laid out that perspective in his inaugural speech as the conference’s president, describing how the first generation of cities was built around ports, rivers and transportation routes. In the new era of Cities 3.0, Johnson said, “the city is a hub of innovation, entrepreneurship and technology. It’s paperless, wireless and cashless.”

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