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Why Atlanta wants to test driverless cars

Smart Cities Council Editor Doug Peeples explains Atlanta's goal is to demonstrate how a self-driving vehicle would handle real-world traffic....More

Water infrastructure funding: Getting the right fit

John Mastracchio, leader of Arcadis' financial services practice, describes successful methods to fund water infrastructure....More

Novel approaches take on food waste, hunger and GHGs

Liz Enbysk, editor of Compassionate Cities for the Smart Cities Council, explainsseveral approaches that cities around the world are taking to reduce....More

How to make e-signatures work amid high-stakes government hoops

Signix Executive Vice President Pem Guerry explains the benefits and best practices for using e-signatures in governments....More

Need help paying for smart city projects? More resources you can use

Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst describes methods cities can use to fund their smart cities-related projects....More

Need traffic data? Commuters are more connected than you think

Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains how AT&T has helped cities gather traffic data through call logs....More

A case study in community engagement: Ensuring safety at the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Everbridge Senior Solutions Consultant Thomas Crane explains the strategies D.C. government agencies used in working with federal government agencies....More

Philadelphia offers tips for bringing your city together

Smart Cities Council Managing Editor Kevin Ebi and Ellen Hwang, the Philadelphia program manager for innovation management, offer tips for bringing....More

Open data must "lean in" for smart city growth

PlanIT Impact Founder Dominique Davison explains the roles open data can play in sustainable design and smart city improvement....More

Steal these ideas: 9 innovative approaches to reducing youth unemployment

Liz Enbysk, editor of Compassionate Cities for the Smart Cities Council, explains strategies that cities across the world have undertaken to reduce....More

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