Cary steps up plans to evolve as a smart city with 360 degree view of data

CARY – Town of Cary officials, leaders in smart city development and corporate partners gathered last week at SAS headquarters for Cary’s Smart Readiness Workshop, hosted by the Smart Cities Council. Earlier this year, the Council chose Cary as one of five recipients of its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant.

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At the time of the grant award, the Council cited the Town’s smart parking, mobility and street lighting, as well as its efforts to create opportunities in underserved neighborhoods to encourage jobs and housing.

As part of the grant award, the Town will receive the Council’s expertise and access to mentors, products and services to help them speed up their efforts. The first grant benefit: a workshop that will result in a strategic roadmap that will guide Cary’s future smart city development.

Continue reading this article originally posted on TechWire by Mindy Hamlin.