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U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Mendez, Mayor Johnson Kick Off Nation-Wide Beyond Traffic Megaregion Forums

September 21, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate, Planning, Transportation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson today hosted the first of 11 nationwide regional forums on the Beyond Traffic draft framework at California State University, Sacramento. The town…

New ISO Standards Aim to Measure Cities

May 26, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Smart Cities

A landmark ISO standard outlining key measurements for evaluating a city's service delivery and quality of life has just been published. Its use will…

The Department of Energy Responds to Cyber Security Challenges with Developer Awards

October 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Security

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced awards totaling approximately $30 million for the development of new tools and technologies to strengthen protection…

What is a City, and How Does it Get Smarter?

There is a clear need for a better dialogue — a learning cities approach — as outlined by my colleagues at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU), and by Tim Campbell in Beyond Smart Cities. How can a country, community, and an integrated regional ecosystem step…