Venture Smarter supports stakeholders on both sides of the emerging marketplace with proprietary tools and resources to support the planning of smart cities, connected campuses, and advanced facilities. Here is our final Daily Roundup for the week.
Connected and autonomous vehicles: the transition period
Future cities will have much different transportation and mobility models than today. Cars of tomorrow will be intelligent, connected and autonomous. Yet, a great challenge will lie in the transition period when both CAVs and non-CAVs must coexist and share the same road space.
Want a resilient city? Ask for microgrids with these 7 features
Microgrids may be essential to the success of two smart city goals: resiliency in the face of natural and man-made disturbances–and a gradual transition to the use of distributed (local) renewables. Pieces are coming together for piloted microgrids, due to these 7 features.
SMART REAL ESTATE
How Will Smart Cities Impact Real Estate?
Smart cities will have a cascade of effects on real estate in the future. Transforming the way our houses look and function, creating jobs and therefore attracting professionals, and freeing up budgets for real estate projects–there are many reasons that housing demand will increase.
Today’s number is about… smart cities
“Cities in Motion” is an annual report by IESE, a business college in northern Spain, which analyzes different aspects of 180 major cities in 80 countries to determine how smart they are. Topping the ranking is New York City, then followed by London and Paris.
INFINITI LAB ANNOUNCES NINE STARTUPS JOINING ITS SMART CITY-FOCUSED ACCELERATOR
Infiniti Lab, a month long IoT and smart city accelerator launched by Infiniti Motors, has announced the nine companies that will be joining the first cohort of its Toronto lab. Of the nine, company platform include a parking service, sensor technology, mapping, and AI.
It is exciting to hear Secretary Elaine Chao open the Detroit Auto Show by discussing how America can lead in technology and innovation by safely deploying Connected and Autonomous vehicles...
The Federal Government is beginning the process to develop policies on the evolution of autonomous transportation beyond self-driving cars to autonomous trucks, buses and additional ground-based vehicles.
This month the Venture Smarter community passed the 20,000 users benchmark, and the beta portal captured great insights on the state of smart cities happenings. But more importantly, it's 2018 and we are continuing our mission to democratize smart city planning, providing even small and medium sized communities the tools for smart city success stories that reach beyond big city limits.
NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño, Jr. today announced members of the NYCx Technology Leadership Advisory Council, a diverse group of technology and community leaders who will increase engagement and visibility of the NYCx program to the broader tech community.
Smart planning helps to alleviate otherwise strained municipal budgets by helping governments cut costs, generate new revenues, and create better experiences for residents and guests. Cost savings and revenue generation is enabled by optimizing or altogether replacing outdated systems and infrastructure.
As we talk about Smart Regions and connected infrastructure, it is imperative that we focus on connecting people to technology and access beyond our urban and suburban cores, but in our agricultural areas as well where more than 46 million Americans call home. This USDA task force is focused on just that.
At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, attendees will join leaders from top Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Councils of Government, elected and public officials, and industry experts from around the nation as we explore the opportunities and challenges presented by building smart cities and regions that use advanced technologies and the Internet of Things to optimize or altogether replace outdated systems and infrastructure.
Rhonda Binda, will be participating as a panelist at the Potomac Coalition Retreat. A big part of the discussion centers around Wealth Building for Urban Americans. Among other officials and experts, Rhonda will focus on Housing and Tax Policies.
This upgrade to fiber for the Downtown traffic-communications system is one of several smart city (or “Smart Cincy”) initiatives the Administration is aggressively pursuing. Others include the Smart Cincy RFP and the development of a comprehensive Mobility app, both of which are underway.
Leaders from government, academia, and business gathered just last week at the New York Bar Association for a leadership forum aimed at setting smart city development goals in NYC and beyond. The turn-out couldn't have been better. With more than 40 guests in attendance, it quickly became standing room only.