Results for Best Practices

April 09, 2014

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.

December 19, 2013

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.

July 18, 2013

Town of Olds, Alberta Leaps into Gigabit Internet Speeds

Ultrafast internet speeds that most Canadian city dwellers can only dream of will soon be available to all 8,500 residents in a rural Alberta community for as little as $57 a month, thanks to a project by the town's non-profit economic development foundation.

December 03, 2012

Boston Unveils Virtual Score Card for City Services

Boston’s record-keepers collect vast amounts of data that city bosses use to gauge the successes and failures across all departments, and to determine the city’s overall health. Boston is making available a big chunk of that information on a mobile app and website to give the public tools for judging how the city is faring.

November 30, 2011

5 Ways the Smart City Will Change How We Live in 2012

Smarter buildings will use resources more intelligently, leading to reduced costs and emissions and ultimately to smarter, more efficient cities. It’s time to embrace smarter buildings if we hope to build a more sustainable future.

October 31, 2011

City of Edmonton and IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge

IBM named Edmonton as the first Canadian city, and one of just 24 worldwide, to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award; validating that Edmonton is among the smartest cities when it comes to the innovative use of information technology.

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