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New “Smart Cities” Initiative Aims to Help Communities Tackle Local Challenges

September 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Today, the Administration is announcing a new “Smart Cities” Initiative that will invest over $160 million in federal research and leverage more than 25 new technology collaborations to help local communities tackle key challenges such as reducing traffic…

A Peace Corps for Civic-Minded Geeks

August 28, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Government 2.0, tapping online power to tackle offline problems from city hall on up, is an underappreciated, and still revolutionary, idea. Also, it…