Citizen engagement strategies and tools

In Hungary, 5G-equipped cities are vital to making the country smarter

Sat, 2019-01-19 20:12 -- SCC Europe Staff

Tech corporation ZTE is looking to bring Hungary’s technology up to 21st century standards starting with one major upgrade: a 5G network. While small towns like Szentendre near Budapest have toyed with smart city solutions like Smart Parking systems, it’s up to larger metropolises to set the example when it comes to Smart City projects.

City project trackers: one way to keep citizens in the loop (and engaged)

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:36 -- Doug Peeples

Urban environments often look like giant construction zones when buildings are being upgraded or replaced or streets are being repaired or improved. And it can be inconvenient for citizens and visitors trying to get around town. New York City's interactive project is one approach to at least mitigate some of that inconvenience — and give citizens a window on their city.

5 cities, 5 smart ideas: Washington, D.C., Seattle, Manassas, Lake County, Fla., Las Cruces

Wed, 2016-01-06 01:58 -- Kevin Ebi

From free gym memberships and disaster preparedness maps to online resources for trash collection, litter removal and business data, check out what these five enterprising cities are doing for ideas that you can put to work in your own community.