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The Smart Cities Council announced its first set of Readiness Challenge Winners for 2021 – specifically Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nashville, Tennessee, USA and Orange County, Florida USA.
These cities submitted projects in 2020 that the Council judged would make a difference regionally and be replicable by other cities, globally. These cities have agreed to work with the Smart Cities Council to accelerate their own plans and help other cities globally.
Nashville's Courage Makes It a 2021 Readiness Challenge Winner
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Nashville, Tennessee, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners from 2020. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Orange County, Florida, USA.
The Smart Cities Council has announced that Orange County, Florida, USA as one of three (3) Readiness Challenge Winners - kick starting the Council's 2021 Readiness Program. The other two are Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Orange County will lead a Readiness Cohort about ‘Smart & Healthy’ Buildings through the second calendar quarter of 2021 – culminating in a Scoping Charrette (hopefully ‘in-person’) in Orange County with city leaders, participating cities and solution providers.
The Smart Cities Council is proud to announce the finalists for Readiness Cohort Leaders for the First Quarter of 2021. From Brisbane, Australia to Moscow, Russia to eight cities in North America - they represent the best of cities seeking to improve their city's livability, workability and sustainability - and also helping your city in the process.
With a focus on the theme 'cities helping cities,' Readiness Cohort Leaders will advance our collective cause, one city at a time.
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Assessing its progress and success, the Smart Cities Council India, part of the global consortium of smart cities, recently concluded the 6th Smart Cities Summit – SM@RT URBANATION – at Hotel Ashok Lalit in Bengaluru.
Under Smart Cities initiative which is spread over 100 cities about 3,880 projects worth ₹1.41 lakh crore have been tendered, out of a total of about 5,000 projects.
In Karnataka, several cities selected under the Smart City project, including Bengaluru, have the dubious distinction of underutilising funds released for implementing various projects.