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Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

A new national platform will make information about the issues and approaches associated with smart cities available and accessible to communities across the country.

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

Based on the experience of 26 ASEAN states, experts from the region have put forward a model approach for developing a smart city.

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

The US Smart Cities Council said trends this year include a focus on regional collaboration and two finalists are trying to give their communities a second life.

NYC announces resiliency plan for Lower Manhattan

NYC announces resiliency plan for Lower Manhattan

The plan will advance $500 million in capital projects and interim measures to protect the area from the effects of climate change into the next century.

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

In Roland Berger’s second smart city index, 90 per cent of cities do not yet have an official and integrated smart city strategy

Partnership aims to end chronic homelessness in 15 US communities

Partnership aims to end chronic homelessness in 15 US communities

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente is helping to accelerate Community Solutions’ Built for Zero initiative which helps leaders better understand homelessness in their communities