Green / Smart Cities and ISO 14001
Every April 22, more than one billion people across 190 countries recognize Earth Day. In honor of this year’s theme, Green Cities, we’re talking about how ISO 14001 is helping cities across the world take steps towards sustainability.
Social Media Analysis of Traffic in Five Canadian Cities
IBM recently turned some of its big data analytics technology to the task of teasing insights from tens of thousands of comments that people in five Canadian cities made about traffic over social media
Connected Vehicle Pilots Coming to a (US) Region Near You
Connected Vehicles, vehicles that use basic wireless technology to talk to each other, to mobile devices, and to roadside infrastructure are in the fast lane toward deployment on America's roads.
Connected Vehicles: Wifi on Wheels?
In Europe, cars are being equipped with WiFi-enabled dashboard monitors, so drivers can tap into weather reports and traffic patterns. Passenger vehicles in Canada, too, are slowly becoming mobile technology platforms. This year we’ll see vehicles with embedded mobile capability, able to support a host of devices.
Smart Cities Council Posts City Resources
The Smart Cities Council offers civic leaders tremendous resources to support their smart journey. You'll also find important financing guides, open data guides, and readiness guides for your review.
Developing Data to Improve Municipal Performance
The challenges city leaders now face require creativity and innovation. Many are beginning to realize cities can be better places to live and work if they embed intelligence into their operations – information and communication technology that offers the possibility to understand and diagnose problems and reveal solutions.