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Colorado Smart Cities Alliance Receives Grant to Create Colorado Open Lab Supporting Smart Cities Development

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance will partner with Arrow Electronics Inc. to create the new Colorado Open Lab – a large-scale showcase and innovation lab dedicated to fast-track development of Smart Cities and Smart Regions throughout the state of Colorado.

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What does it take to build a smart state?

Building smart cities and communities requires interdisciplinary, interagency and multi-jurisdictional coordination. It also requires smart public-private-partnerships, new business and procurement models and collaborative co-creation through applied research and innovation.

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Venture Smarter this Fall at these Industry Events

Here's a list of 'Smart Cities' events that Venture Smarter leadership will be watching, hosting, and/or participating in this fall…

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Colorado Springs Smart Team — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

In partnership with the local developers, Colorado Springs Utilities, the Downtown Partnership, and others, the City of Colorado Springs is working to transform Southwest Downtown into a technology-enabled smart district.

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Colorado Smart Cities Alliance — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance serves as a co-development laboratory for design, testing, deployment and scaling of cross-jurisdictional infrastructure solutions to problems not currently addressed by market offerings.

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Miller's Landing BID — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

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.

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Aecom team unveils design for Denver Airport hyperloop

The public-private partnership among Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Virgin Hyperloop One and Aecom has released an architectural rendering of the portal, located at the Denver International Airport, which features a public gathering plaza as well as subterranean, green-roof infrastructure that integrates into the landscape and emerging smart city developments.

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Colorado is 'open for business' - Regional Smart Cities Initiative

At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, Co-founder of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, Jake Rishavy, talked about addressing some of society's most pressing problems by co-creating the next generation of technologies using a test bed at multi-city scale.

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Q&A: How the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance is pushing its members to 'advance faster together' | Smart Cities Dive

Smart Cities Dive sat down with Jake Rishavy at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC last week to discuss the alliance, how its work is relevant regardless of a city’s size and his advice for those in other states looking to set up similar bodies.

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Autonomous vehicle lanes included in Colorado's big transportation proposal

In an effort to accommodate a growing number of drivers, Colorado is considering a plan for a designated lane for autonomous vehicles.The lane is part of set of proposals — valued at $1 billion to $2 billion — drafted by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

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A 10-lane highway and Colorado’s first autonomous vehicle lane could be prescription for west-suburban Denver traffic jams – The Denver Post

Proposal is the more aggressive of two CDOT is considering for part of C-470, Highway 93 and U.S. 6, but timing of any such project is contingent on hard-won funding

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Panasonic is building a 'smart city' in Colorado with high-tech highways, autonomous vehicles, and free WiFi

Panasonic may be best known for consumer electronics, but it has started moving into high-tech urban design in recent years. The company is now building "smart city" infrastructure near Denver, Colorado, with the goal of turning the area into a "smart city" by 2026.

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3 ways local governments can make their state or city more startup-friendly in 2018 | VentureBeat

Contrary to popular belief, government bureaucrats aren’t trying to thwart entrepreneurs at every turn. The state and local government officials I meet with in my role as a vice president for an economic development organization in St. Charles, Missouri, increasingly see startups as important to the future of their economy. They understand that encouraging entrepreneurship is key to maintaining a strong employer base.

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Hyperloop firm Arrivo to create 200 mph traffic-busting tubes in downtown Denver

Arrivo founder Brogan BamBrogan joined Colorado transportation officials in Denver Tuesday to announce a partnership to create a network of roadside tubes at the congested heart of the city that promises to whisk drivers and their cars to their destinations at speeds of up to 200 mph.

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These cities are committed to 100% renewable energy

Cities and towns across the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership over the past year: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and repower their communities with 100% clean, renewable energy.

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MnDOT Chooses EasyMile for Autonomous Shuttle Bus Project – Crossroads

The Minnesota Department of Transportation chose EasyMile, a France-based company specializing in driverless technology, to lead its autonomous shuttle bus pilot project. MnDOT announced in June it will begin testing the use of an autonomous shuttle bus in a cold weather climate.

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