Americans toss more than 400 pounds of food per person year. That's a lot of wasted food that could be re-directed to feed people in need — and put to other, better uses than filling up landfills. That's exactly what Baltimore's new food recovery strategy intends to accomplish.
China may have signed onto the smart cities mission a bit late in the game. However, a partnership of some of the country's top tech companies is intent on making up for lost time with a new initiative for smart cities development.
With several smart city successes already under its belt, Kansas City is expanding its efforts to improve basic services, shrink the digital divide and more. And city officials are very much relying on data — and a new public/private partnership — to help them do it.
Cities need to offer more than tangible things like job opportunities and enhanced mobility to make them attractive to current and new residents. Guest author Janine Betz shares her insights on why cities should focus on ensuring that residents feel like they belong there, that they have a sense of 'place.'
While the job market may seem red-hot, automation and artificial intelligence have the potential to claim 10% or more of your city’s jobs. Take these four steps today to help your citizens thrive tomorrow.
The amount of affordable housing has plunged 60% over the past six years according to a new report, but one Philadelphia lawmaker says the city doesn’t have a housing problem, it has a jobs problem. See why that shift in thinking could raise living standards.
Milton Keynes is far from the only community in the UK making real progress with its smart city initiatives, but its creative new partnerships are bound to drive it further toward its goals of inclusivity and business and industry development.
The consumer app market is exploding. In fact, it could quintuple in size over the next five years. And there’s something your city can do to get a piece of the action. Find out what it takes to run an effective hackathon.
Are you developing the smart workforce that your businesses — and your city — need to thrive? See what cities like Cleveland, New York and others are doing to cultivate the next generation of smart citizens and gain a competitive edge.
In India, where there are cities struggling to provide even basic amenities to their tax-paying citizens, a village in Gujarat—Punsari—is equipped with modern amenities like CCTV cameras, WiFi and a renewable energy power station. However, a decade back, this remote village was not privy to even basic facilities like electricity and water.