Posts tagged smart planning
Resilient NYC: Impact and Infrastructure (Attend on June 26th, 2018, New York City)

During the event, Phase One details about the 2018 Smart Regions Conference will be revealed, and the project response teams for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge from NYC will be highlighted.

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Cisco to Smart City Planners: Get Started — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

TJ Costello of Cisco expresses allignment with Venture Smarter's priority to address security in connectivity, as well as the critical requirements of data governance policy to position regions for success.  He spoke at the Smart Regions Congress, including the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" leadership forum.

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Understanding the Internet of Everything — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

During the Leadership Forum, The Internet of Everything: Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions, at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, public and private sector leaders, including  TJ CostelloTom SynanBob Bennett, Chris Resendez and André Hentz, collaborate around the challenges, opportunities and success stories in building secure, connected Smart Regions.

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Why Resilience in Smart City Projects Directly Impacts Funding — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

On the "Internet of Everything, Connectivity and Security in Smart Regions" panel, Chris Rezendes from Context Labs weighed in alongside TJ Costello, André Hentz, Bob Bennett and Tom Synan to discuss cyber-physical security and mitigating risk.

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Learn What Uber is Doing for Smart Transportation — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Uber’s leader for federal affairs Dave Barmore helped lead a dynamic panel at last month’s Smart Regions Conference in Washington, DC. The panel, Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions, focused on solutions to a long list of problems believed to be tied to two main areas: infrastructure and transportation.

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How Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Work Together — Regional Smart Cities Initiative

Smart Regions Congress: Panel on Intelligent Transportation, Systems, and Infrastructure in Smart Regions Transportation and Infrastructure planning proved to be a high-interest topic at the Smart Regions Congress held last month in Washington, DC.

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MORPC announces multi-million dollar rapid-speed transportation initiative

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has announced a $2.5 million rapid-speed transportation initiative to explore intercity routes.

According to MORPC, the routes could utilize two rapid-speed transportation technology options, including a traditional passenger rail system and/or Hyperloop technology , between Chicago, Columbus and Pittsburgh.

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World Bank, GEF launch Urban Sustainability Framework | Smart Cities Dive

The World Bank and environmental advocacy group Global Environmental Facility (GEF) announced the launch of a new Urban Sustainability Framework during the World Urban Forum. The guide is designed to help cities become more sustainable through a "four-stage approach": create a vision for that sustainability, determine financing to put plans into practice, monitor, and evaluate implementation.

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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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The New Kid on the Block(chain) - Part 1

With so many twists and turns in the plot over the last year, here are a few notable highlights of blockchain adoption for smart development, collaboration, and potential threats, as we watch the drama continuing to unfold.

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Self-driving shuttle vehicles may transport people at UC, CVG airport

A local group paving the way for self-driving vehicles in Greater Cincinnati hopes to spark a transportation revolution with a driverless shuttle pilot program early next year.  Smart Cincy is a public-private partnership pushing for a "connected vehicle infrastructure" in Greater Cincinnati that is negotiating with the school and the airport to launch autonomous shuttles on their campuses early next year, Huhn said.

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Smart Cincy: City to Install 'Fiber Ring' in Downtown Cincinnati

This upgrade to fiber for the Downtown traffic-communications system is one of several smart city (or “Smart Cincy”) initiatives the Administration is aggressively pursuing. Others include the Smart Cincy RFP and the development of a comprehensive Mobility app, both of which are underway.

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UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry | TechCrunch

UPS announced they were going to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight industry. The alliance hopes to spur standards development for the shipping industry as a whole by implementing a secure blockchain system.

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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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Moscow completes first phase of its sweeping redevelopment campaign | Smart Cities Dive

Moscow's government says it has completed the first phase of its massive My Street renovation project. The city-wide upgrades create what the municipality calls a "citizen-oriented" city.

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Industry Leaders Announce Partnership to Test Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Tech in U.S.

Ford Motor Company, Qualcomm, AT&T and Nokia recently announced a partnership that will lead to the first testing of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology in the United States.

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