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66 percent of Surveyed Cities Investing in Smart Cities Technology

The "Cities and Innovation Economy: Perceptions of Local Leaders" report reveals the traction smart cities technology is gaining in municipal budgets.
November 12, 2017, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Teena Maddox shares news of a recent report from the National League of Cities that finds more and more investment in smart city technology. According to the report, " 66% of cities reporting that they are investing in smart city technology, and 25% of those without any smart city systems are exploring how to implement it," explains Maddox.

The report also lists the most popular forms of smart cities technology: smart meters for utilities, intelligent traffic signals, e-governance, Wi-Fi kiosks, and radio frequency identification sensors in pavement.

The National League of Cities surveyed elected city official from around the country to generate the report. 

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Published on Monday, November 6, 2017 in TechRepublic
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