New Smart Cities Challenges and Opportunities (List)
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The Ohio Department of Transportation is seeking business partners for a four-phase research project as part of a “Connected Marysville” pilot to test and analyze technologies for connected vehicles.
Throughout 2016 and 2017 IEEE, through its Internet Initiative, has been organizing the Internet Inclusion: Advancing Solutions (IIAS) events and hosting seven IIAS working groups so that they can progress their work, share information, report on new developments, and work toward collective action for advancing solutions for internet inclusion that is affordable, meaningful, and sustainable.
A challenge to state and local public sector transportation infrastructure owners and operators to cooperate together to achieve deployment of DSRC infrastructure with SPaT broadcasts in at least one corridor or network (approximately 20 signalized intersections) in each of the 50 states by January 2020.
The objective of Science and Technology for Autonomous Teammates (STAT) program is to develop and demonstrate autonomy technologies that will enable various AF mission sets and the Air Force to operate inside of the enemy’s decision loop. The technology demonstrations that result from this BAA will substantially improve the Air Force's capability to conduct missions in a variety of environments while minimizing the risks to Airmen.
The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program is seeking applications from U.S. state, local and tribal governments to create a model ‘Point Cloud City’.
The Purple Line is a 16-mile light rail line extending from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George's County. It would provide a direct connection to the Metrorail Red, Green and Orange Lines at Bethesda, Silver Spring, College Park, and New Carrollton. The Purple Line would also connect to MARC, AMTRAK, and local bus services.
Under the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Alternative Portfolio Standard (APS) established under the Massachusetts Electric Utility Restructuring Act of 1997 as amended by the Green Communities Act of 2008, all retail electricity suppliers must provide a minimum percentage of Kilowatt-hours (KWh) sales to end-use customers in Massachusetts from eligible renewable and alternative energy generating sources. As a result, there is a market for energy generated by such sources and Eligible Entities may be able to receive revenue for generating it.
The City of Tuscaloosa is seeking the services of a consultant firm/team with city planning experience. Respondents should have broad experience in conditions assessment, planning, land use plans, urban design, infrastructure, transportation, housing studies and plans, citizen and stakeholder involvement, and implementation.
The City of Hastings seeks an experienced multi-disciplinary firm or team of firms for the conduct of the Walkability & Connectivity project as outlined in the Scope of Work. Deliverables include collaboration with City officials, Engineering, Planning, and Parks Departments, the Complete Streets Committee, and other key local stakeholders, an ideation workshop convening key neighborhood representatives and citizens, and a written report.
Government agencies, institutions, and public-private-partnerships are invited to participate in the Smart Regions Challenge, where regional 'teams' will create a vision of a connected future leveraging intelligent technologies and systems.