Cincinnati takes steps toward affordable citywide Wi-Fi

On Tuesday, Cincinnati moved forward with its vision for a "smart city" by beginning the process to bring high speed and affordable Wi-Fi to the city....

Imagine a Cincinnati where you know exactly where an open parking spot is or what route to take if you want to avoid potholes. The city of the future can tell you. It can tell public works employees which public trash cans need to be emptied and it can triangulate a gunshot in real time.

Though it may sound far-fetched, the city is approaching the intersection of science fiction and practical, modern living.

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