Smart Cities Council http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56841/more en 5 ideas from Silicon Valley on making your city more innovative http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative <div class="node-body blog-body">Officials in cities across the Silicon Valley region share insights with Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi about how to make cities more innovative.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-ideas-silicon-valley-making-your-city-more-innovative#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:02:00 +0000 82241 at http://americancityandcounty.com The state of smart cities' progress http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi describes the general status of smart city project implementation worldwide, based on a global survey.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/state-smart-cities-progress#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 14 May 2018 18:13:00 +0000 82001 at http://americancityandcounty.com How to build trust to get data http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi is the Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how to convince citizens to trust you with data.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-build-trust-get-data#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 07 May 2018 05:57:00 +0000 81941 at http://americancityandcounty.com Fairfax County draws an innovative future that will deliver for generations to come http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/fairfax-county-draws-innovative-future-will-deliver-generations-come <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Fairfax County, Va., used a Smart Cities Council readiness workshop to identify steps towards improving mobility, optimizing its street infrastructure and reducing obesity. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/fairfax-county-draws-innovative-future-will-deliver-generations-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/fairfax-county-draws-innovative-future-will-deliver-generations-come#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:22:00 +0000 81751 at http://americancityandcounty.com West Sacramento: Citizens don’t need to see the technology; just the results http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains how West Sacramento, Calif., recently used a Smart Cities Council Readiness Workshop to find opportunities for improving mobility, public safety, the built environment and communications through a more holistic, systematic approach.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/west-sacramento-citizens-don-t-need-see-technology-just-results#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:13:00 +0000 81661 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why and how to partner with your electric company http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Chairman Jesse Berst explains why the local power utility is the best collaborator and supporter in the progression towards becoming a smarter city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-and-how-partner-your-electric-company#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:56:00 +0000 81541 at http://americancityandcounty.com How Newport News plans to become an innovation and technology hub http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Newport News, Va., plans to use solving traffic issues as a springboard into becoming a smarter city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-newport-news-plans-become-innovation-and-technology-hub#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:57:00 +0000 81471 at http://americancityandcounty.com 5 keys to making your next street light project a success http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains how to best implement smart street lighting projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/5-keys-making-your-next-street-light-project-success#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 26 Mar 2018 19:28:00 +0000 80761 at http://americancityandcounty.com Three tech tools that can keep our citizens and first responders safe http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains technologies that public safety departments can use to better serve citizens.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/three-tech-tools-can-keep-our-citizens-and-first-responders-safe#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:30:00 +0000 80641 at http://americancityandcounty.com 3 ways Uber and Lyft are helping us re-examine public transit http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-uber-and-lyft-are-helping-us-re-examine-public-transit <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains lessons that can be learned from people's use of Uber and Lyft, and strategies that cities can use to fill ride-sharing users' needs through transit.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-uber-and-lyft-are-helping-us-re-examine-public-transit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/3-ways-uber-and-lyft-are-helping-us-re-examine-public-transit#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 05 Mar 2018 20:01:00 +0000 81191 at http://americancityandcounty.com