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Top 5 takeaways from Smart Cities New York 2018

Within that spirit of cooperation, private and public-sector leaders said governments and their agencies should be more deliberate about working with private businesses, which often can innovate more quickly and deliver services more cheaply. Columbia, SC Mayor Benjamin said for too long government has been “afraid of public-private partnerships (P3s),”

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Venture Smarter acquires Venture Strategy Partners, will launch ‘Venture Smarter Labs’

With the acquisition, Venture Smarter will launch Venture Smarter Labs, adding a new business unit to the growing company that focuses on ‘working together to build smart cities, regions, and industries.’ Labs will work with businesses, investors, agencies, and universities to enable impact and innovation leveraging advanced technologies.

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BRIEF Arizona State University launches smart cities center

The Center for Smart Cities and Regions launched at Arizona State University to advance urban innovation and foster more sustainable, resilient and inclusive communities. The center's creators intend to bridge the gap between urban governance and science and technology research.

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CATALYZING SMART ACTION KEY THEME OF SECOND ANNUAL SMART CINCY SUMMIT

In 2017, the inaugural Smart Cities Summit focused on starting the conversation between stakeholders and decision makers from around the region to identify goals that will transform the Cincinnati region into a Smart City. On Thursday, April 26, at Union Hall in Over-the-Rhine, the Summit returns to highlight the progress made in the last year and to keep the momentum going.

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John Boehner is joining the board of a marijuana company — and an analyst is calling it a 'monumental event'

John Boehner is joining the board of Acreage Holdings, a firm that owns marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries in 11 states. Boehner said his thinking about cannabis legalization has "evolved." It's a watershed moment for the cannabis industry — analysts say it will perk up investor interest in a sector that could see $75 billion in sales by 2030.

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$400M Canadian P3 to Advance 5G Test Beds

Canada's federal government, along with the provincial governments in Ontario and Quebec, announced its first public-private partnership (P3) to advance 5G technology innovations.

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January 2018 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.4 percent in January from December, falling after reaching an all-time high in December, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). January 2018 index level: 132.3.

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Research gets more robust on potential of shared mobility

Bikesharing, carsharing, ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber, and ridesharing in the forms of carpooling and vanpooling are changing how people travel and transforming cities around the world.  Here is a roundup of some of the latest research on the effects of shared mobility across the broader landscape of urban transportation.

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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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Breaking Down the "State of a City"

A sharply increasing disparity in technology continues to deepen the digital divide among peer cities. In fact, smaller cities that leverage their assets, including rights of way, have the opportunity to outperform larger cities in the digital transformation. 

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Australia launches database for smart cities framework

Australia: The Australian government has launched its first smart city database, which is called the National Cities Performance Framework and is meant to track productivity and progress of the 21 largest cities in the nation.

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Map of the Month: KC Digital Inclusion Map | Data-Smart City Solutions

The KC Digital Inclusion Map, an interactive visualization of Internet speed across Kansas City — the latest winner of Harvard’s Map of the Month — overlays public FCC data on Internet service providers’ (ISP) highest advertised broadband rates with Census poverty data in order to uncover relationships between connectivity and poverty.

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United States LiDAR Market 2017- AutonomouStuff, Blom, Faro Technologies, Velodyne LiDAR | The News Columnist

The United States LiDAR Market 2017 research report offers the analytical view of the industry by studying different factors like LiDAR market growth, consumption volume, market trends and LiDAR industry cost structures during the forecast period 2017-2022.

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