Urban Farms in the City of Calgary
A team of local food pioneers in Calgary, Canada have successfully promoted urban farming, engaging the community in the creation of a truly sustainable food system.
People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities
Creating safer, more sustainable cities means designing them to move people, not cars. One way to achieve this goal is transport demand management.
Duran, North Carolina Fights Crime with Data Analytics
“Analytics has really opened up a whole new realm of possibilities that is transforming the way that we run our operations.”
Syracuse Uses Big Data to Revitalize Troubled Areas
“The Smarter Cities Challenge enabled us to use data and analytics to help make decisions so we could focus the city’s resources on areas where they would be most effective,” said Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner
Solar Roadways Could Revolutize Transportation
The solar panels that Idaho inventors Scott and Julie Brusaw have built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
Ultrafast Internet Service Launched by Vancouver Startup
A new Vancouver-based internet provider says it will be offering fibre internet at a speed of one gigabit per second — 60 times faster than the Canadian average — for a comparable price to that lumbering average connection.