Smart Cities http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56851/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 Smart tools help reduce municipal expenses in Delaware community http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community <div class="node-body article-body">Working with Honeywell, Newark, Del., implemented smart technologies to deliver better water utility services and other improvements to residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/smart-tools-help-reduce-municipal-expenses-delaware-community#comments Smart Cities Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Public Works Sustainability Technology Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:45:00 +0000 78051 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The screenshot shows some of the data from the city&rsquo;s meter upgrade project. Real-time data can be accessed through the web portal to enable customers to monitor their own water usage. The data enables utility staff to assist customers with details on historical use, identify possible leaks and set up alerts based on water use.</p> 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