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Illinois leaders announced that they have chosen vendors for the statewide smart street light program. The contract was awarded to Johnson Controls, Globetrotters Engineering and TEN Connected Solutions, according to Government Technology and others.
Local governments throughout Illinois can upgrade their street lights to LED fixtures through the state's joint purchasing program. The streetlights also can be equipped with Wi-Fi and sensors for IoT technologies.
The initiative is part of leaders' efforts to make Illinois the first "smart state."
The Greater Kansas City team's project will focus on continuing to participate in the global community of cities and regions looking at smart infrastructure solutions with an eye towards improving peoples’ lives at a real, human level and optimizing the systems approach enabled by new technology and interoperability.
Presented by the National Center for Rural Road Safety, the webinar will provide an overview of the safety and design of rural roundabouts in the United States and include case studies of rural roundabouts on local and state highways as well as the safety experience.
A coalition of public and private partners in the Cincinnati region are working to create a scalable model for developing smart campuses and hope to expand regional smart educational networks nationwide.
The Village of Palmetto Bay envisions it's new downtown streetscape as an innovation corridor that utilizes technology as a tool to stimulate economic growth.
Miller's Landing is a new vision for Castle Rock, a convenient place to eat, work and play at the base of Philip S. Miller Park. The former landfill presents a remarkable opportunity to implement smart technologies in an area ripe for innovation.
The Buffalo Niagara region is writing a new story — a story about how a "rust belt" region is retooling itself in the 21st century to meet the real challenge of how to live more sustainably in an era of economic and demographic change and environmental uncertainty.
This project will establish a Regional Smart Transportation Network within the State of Louisiana across the strategic corridor from Interstate 10 south to the Louisiana Gulf Coast, and extend from the City of New Orleans to the western border.
The City of Cleveland is accepting proposals from accomplished consultants to lead the development process for Cleveland’s new Form-Based Zoning Code (FBC).
Speakers, panels, and presentations will explore smart city solutions beyond municipal boundaries, where stakeholders are required to focus on multi-jurisdictional coordination and collaboration while prioritizing cyber-physical security and privacy in planning.
Today, Mayor G.T. Bynum unveiled Resilient Tulsa, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges. The result of extensive consultation with stakeholders from across the city, and developed with financial and technical backing from 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), the Resilience Strategy puts forth a framework for creating an equitable city and center of opportunity for Tulsans new and old.
Fishers, IN Mayor explains his approach to smart city innovation.
Smart cities are rapidly transitioning from sci-fi prediction to everyday reality. Gartner says that implementations have crossed the chasm, moving beyond the basics of implementation to focus on citizen engagement, safety and convenience. Cities like Toronto, with the help of Sidewalk Labs, are among the early movers.