Smart infrastructural changes are highly valuable for improving our cities. However, they must go hand in hand with targeted, smaller scale solutions that work with existing services and tackle pressing, human challenges, says Hannah Kaner, Orange Bus.
Disruptive technologies are set to spur a new era of small town growth, says Barton Russell from the Barton Russell Group consultancy. The question is whether local leaders are ready to grasp the opportunity and manage the new challenges it could bring.
As prediction technology advances and algorithms are refined, smart cities worldwide are set to make big strides with improving urban mobility in the years to come. Radim Cmar, Solution Architect for Smart Cities at navigation app Sygic, looks ahead to how things could develop.