Smart Cities http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/56851/more en 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 4 ways to make your city smarter http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Ramin Massoumi, senior vice president and general manager of transportation systems business at Iteris, explains four key thought mindsets cities should adopt when preparing their cities for smart city upgrades.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/4-ways-make-your-city-smarter#comments Broadband Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 07 Mar 2018 20:44:00 +0000 81211 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 Smart cities need smarter public transport http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smart-cities-need-smarter-public-transport <div class="node-body blog-body">Jochen Apel, global vice president of Nokia's transportation segment, explains how cities can modernize the communications networks supporting their public transportation systems to bolster their smart city initiatives. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smart-cities-need-smarter-public-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/smart-cities-need-smarter-public-transport#comments Broadband Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 28 Feb 2018 21:14:00 +0000 81121 at http://americancityandcounty.com How do you reach the next generation? Through their phones, of course http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-do-you-reach-next-generation-through-their-phones-course <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Global Managing Editor Kevin Ebi explains the importance of engaging Generation Z through their smartphones.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-do-you-reach-next-generation-through-their-phones-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-do-you-reach-next-generation-through-their-phones-course#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:44:00 +0000 81091 at http://americancityandcounty.com What cities can do with social safety nets and data to reduce opioid deaths http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-cities-can-do-social-safety-nets-and-data-reduce-opioid-deaths <div class="node-body blog-body">Doug Peeples, readiness editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains new strategies for addressing the opioid crisis.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-cities-can-do-social-safety-nets-and-data-reduce-opioid-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/what-cities-can-do-social-safety-nets-and-data-reduce-opioid-deaths#comments Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:06:00 +0000 81061 at http://americancityandcounty.com