CINCINNATI, OH – 26 Oct, 2017 – Today, several important announcements were made at the the nation’s first Smart Regions Conference, hosted by Cincinnati-based Venture Smarter, an organization aimed at aligning governments, business and academia nationally toward Smart Cities implementations.
The City of Cincinnati announced a request for proposals (RFP) to combine data sets to bring seamless mobility and personalized transit optimization through the development of a web-based, fully mobile-friendly tool.
“Cincinnati is a city of innovators, and we want to harness their knowledge and expertise to drive us forward,” said Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley.
City Manager Harry Black added, “The app is intended to be a tool for which every person traveling through Cincinnati may optimize their own, unique mobility experience.” “We’re looking to enhance connectivity and mobility as we continue to build Cincinnati into a truly smart city” Black said.
City Manager Black, the Office of Performance and Data Analytics, and the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the RFP at the Regional Smart Cities Initiative’s Midwest IoT Showcase and Smart Regions Conference held at BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University.