Posts tagged Smart City Challenge
What Makes A City Smart?

Since the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the Smart City Challenge in 2016, US cities have been fast tracking their smart city efforts. Today, you see greater levels of activity on all fronts. There are more pilot projects activating, more collaborations forming, more organizations are hosting conferences, more people are writing articles.  The volume of the conversation has increased and this is a positive step.

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How Collaboration Wins the Day: Columbus and the Smart City Challenge

Columbus, Ohio recently took the top prize at the Smart City Challenge led by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Winning comes with a pledge of up to $40 million to define what it means to be a Smart City and as stated on the Challenge webpage, “become the country’s first city to fully integrate innovative technologies — self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors.”

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