Smart Cities http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56851/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 A small cell – in a smart pole – in pursuit of a smarter city http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/small-cell-smart-pole-pursuit-smarter-city <div class="field-byline"> David Reuter </div> <div class="field-deck"> In the shadow of nearby Dallas, Farmers Branch, Texas is staking a claim for progressive, forward-thinking solutions that will deliver for its citizens now and for generations to come </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the shadow of nearby Dallas, Farmers Branch, Texas is staking a claim for progressive, forward-thinking solutions that will deliver for its citizens now and for generations to come. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/small-cell-smart-pole-pursuit-smarter-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/small-cell-smart-pole-pursuit-smarter-city#comments Smart Cities Tue, 05 Jun 2018 22:55:00 +0000 82191 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 Intervening early is the best way to reduce chronic homelessness http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/intervening-early-best-way-reduce-chronic-homelessness <div class="node-body blog-body">Kevin Ebi, Global Managing Editor of the Smart Cities Council, reveals why prompt responses are the key to reducing homelessness.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/intervening-early-best-way-reduce-chronic-homelessness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/intervening-early-best-way-reduce-chronic-homelessness#comments Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:15:00 +0000 81821 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 Think big, start small, move fast http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/think-big-start-small-move-fast <div class="field-deck"> Innovation neighborhoods are helping cities test out smart initiatives at a quicker pace and more attainable scale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovation neighborhoods are helping cities test out smart initiatives at a quicker pace and more attainable scale.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/think-big-start-small-move-fast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-cities/think-big-start-small-move-fast#comments Smart Cities Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:43:00 +0000 81741 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