Smart Cities Council http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56841/more en 5 key things San Francisco learned on the impact of Uber and Lyft http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, shows key findings from a study San Francisco and Northeastern University conducted by tracking data from Uber and Lyft vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-key-things-san-francisco-learned-impact-uber-and-lyft#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:31:00 +0000 78291 at http://americancityandcounty.com How Orlando is planning for smart growth http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains the different areas in which Orlando, Fla. is investing to grow its smart city initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-orlando-planning-smart-growth#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:16:00 +0000 78181 at http://americancityandcounty.com 3 ways to make your city’s waste less wasteful http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains methods cities can use to mitigate waste generation. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-make-your-city-s-waste-less-wasteful#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:03:00 +0000 78031 at http://americancityandcounty.com How one city's 'not afraid to fail' attitude is making it smarter http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-one-citys-not-afraid-fail-attitude-making-it-smarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains Palo Alto's gung-ho approach to implementing smart cities projects</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-one-citys-not-afraid-fail-attitude-making-it-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-one-citys-not-afraid-fail-attitude-making-it-smarter#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +0000 77901 at http://americancityandcounty.com Addressing technological inequity using smart strategies http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies <div class="field-deck"> Adoption of smart solutions is not equal across the board, so Austin is reaching out to its underserved and unheard communities to increase technological buy-in. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adoption of smart solutions is not equal across the board, so Austin is reaching out to its underserved and unheard communities to increase technological buy-in.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/addressing-technological-inequity-using-smart-strategies#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Tue, 30 May 2017 17:12:00 +0000 77811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Aerial view of Austin, Texas.</p> Four new tools that are helping protect vulnerable children http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities Initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes data analysis methods government officials can use in the fight against opioid abuse and its effects on vulnerable children.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/four-new-tools-are-helping-protect-vulnerable-children#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 22 May 2017 17:18:00 +0000 77741 at http://americancityandcounty.com 5 cities, 5 efforts to fix food deserts http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes 5 cities' efforts to use technology and policy to get low-income communities better access to healthy foods.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-cities-5-efforts-fix-food-deserts#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 15 May 2017 18:29:00 +0000 77601 at http://americancityandcounty.com Sacramento’s real-time crime center—and why you need one http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sacramento-s-real-time-crime-center-and-why-you-need-one <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Editor Kevin Ebi describes how California's capital is using technology to improve public safety.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sacramento-s-real-time-crime-center-and-why-you-need-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/sacramento-s-real-time-crime-center-and-why-you-need-one#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 08 May 2017 18:02:00 +0000 75861 at http://americancityandcounty.com Three ways sharing data is advancing cities http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-ways-sharing-data-advancing-cities <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Editor Kevin Ebi explains how sharing data between cities and the public can benefit local governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-ways-sharing-data-advancing-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-ways-sharing-data-advancing-cities#comments Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 01 May 2017 19:36:00 +0000 77401 at http://americancityandcounty.com Stop the $57,000 surprise: get your utilities connected http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Editor Kevin Ebi describes how modernized and connected utilities are helping residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected#comments Infrastructure Smart Cities Smart Cities Council Viewpoints Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:00 +0000 77261 at http://americancityandcounty.com