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On Jun 12, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
#Smartcities can help us manage #postCOVID19 life, but they’ll need #trust as well as #tech. via @Conversation_E #smartcity #COVID19 #Postpandemic #smartsolutions #surveillance #privacy #5G #robotics #drones #behavioralscience https://t.co/gvRt55UA7R
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Smart cities can help us manage post-COVID life, but they’ll need trust as well as tech

Smart cities can help us manage post-COVID life, but they’ll need trust as well as tech

Vaccine or not, we have to come to terms with the reality that COVID-19 requires us to rethink how we live. And that includes […]

On Jun 12, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
🔝 Top 10 #EmergingTech report by @CompTIA: #TechSolutions built around #AI and #5G will offer the most immediate opportunities for tech firms to generate new business and revenue. via @TechRepublic https://t.co/84wHv20elr
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Top 10 emerging technologies of 2020: Winners and losers

Top 10 emerging technologies of 2020: Winners and losers

Artificial intelligence and 5G will drive the technology revolution, according to CompTIA.

On Jun 11, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Transit agencies face an uncertain future, but there could now be an opportunity to partner with their one-time rivals: ride-hailing companies. @perkinswill https://t.co/1uhhQbRtQC
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How transit, TNCs can collaborate post-COVID

How transit, TNCs can collaborate post-COVID

A new white paper encourages transit agencies to consider actions that ensure commuter safety, such as partnering with ride-hailing companies to transport riders from low-density areas.

On Jun 11, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
While VMT reductions of 70% or more are "unthinkable" as states and cities start to reopen, a 10% reduction is "both realistic and heavily impactful." @StreetLightData https://t.co/0vEIIMT6Gn
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10% drop in cities' VMT could reap major climate benefits: report

10% drop in cities' VMT could reap major climate benefits: report

COVID-19 presents a "window of opportunity" for cities to mitigate transportation's impact on climate, StreetLight Data's Martin Morzynski said. A small reduction in VMT is one place to ...

On Jun 10, 2020
@rbigliani shared
RT @IDCUKI: [email protected] is delighted to announce the launch of our 2020 Smart Cities and Communities Europe and Central Asia Awards. Find all details on the awards and how to nominate etc here: https://t.co/BfARReT61r https://t.co/ouEz4XHuTN
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A NEW Kind of Smart City Award: Focused on Technology-Enabled, Groundbreaking Projects That Deliver Citizen-Centric Outcomes

A NEW Kind of Smart City Award: Focused on Technology-Enabled, Groundbreaking Projects That Deliver Citizen-Centric Outcomes

2020 Smart Cities and Communities Europe and Central Asia Awards Cities have invested large budgets in smart city programs for almost 10 years, and investments are expected to …

On Jun 12, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
[email protected] with @knightfdn outlines 4 key ways data can be used to improve community impact within the civic technology space. https://t.co/O6fBTb1h8G
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Smart cities require a balance of privacy and open data

Smart cities require a balance of privacy and open data

Strategies to protect privacy as data becomes more ubiquitous are fundamental, while government capacity to manage data — technical and human — must be front and center. 

On Jun 11, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The @CivStart task force will work to identify tangible actions that can be taken across govtech to ensure inclusive growth. @kristinmusulin reports: https://t.co/TJ7mEB84Sp
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CivStart reveals govtech inclusivity task force

CivStart reveals govtech inclusivity task force

The startup accelerator is turning experience into action by convening a network of public and private leaders to prioritize finding ways to influence diversity in govtech.

On Jun 10, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
[email protected] has awarded $250K in grants to 4 cities to improve urban forests. https://t.co/0m93Y88AdM
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Bank of America issues $250K tree-planting grant to 4 cities

Bank of America issues $250K tree-planting grant to 4 cities

The funding will support green infrastructure projects across low- and moderate-income neighborhoods in St. Louis; Durham, NC; Cleveland; and Nashville, TN.