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SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – San Diego

In this edition, we focus on San Diego. San Diego is known as “America’s finest city”, and now it’s looking to be one of the smartest ones, too.


San Diego is growing fast. It has 1.4 million residents but this is forecast to rise to 1.95 million by 2050. The city has one of the largest homeless populations in the United States and the mayor has set some of the most ambitious emissions reduction targets in the world.


San Diego’s smart city goals include halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, getting traffic flowing better, improving public safety and using existing infrastructure much more efficiently.


To do this, San Diego is deploying the world’s largest city IoT sensor platform, transforming its street lighting into a connected digital infrastructure. The real-time sensor data delivered from across the city will be used to develop applications that tackle pressing challenges and improve the city for its citizens.


Download this report to find out:

  • How San Diego has procured and rolled out the world’s largest city IoT platform, and the business case for this initiative
  • How San Diego is creating more options for mobility to take the focus off the private car
  • How San Diego is planning to move 12 per cent of commuters into travelling by
    mass transit by 2020
  • The role of the smart city initiative in helping San Diego’s homeless population

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