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Walking Up Housing Values, and Making Smarter Cities

Walkability improves home values, according to a new report. <em>Smart City</em> talks with economist Joe Cortright about the study, and with IBM about its new "Smarter Cities" technology report.
August 9, 2009, 7am PDT | Nate Berg
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Walkable neighborhoods are more valuable than car-dependent neighborhoods, according to the report "Walking the Walk".

Host Carol Coletta also talks with Susanne Dirks from IBM.

"The company recently released its first "Smarter Cities" study about the ways in which technology can help cities lead the way to a prosperous and sustainable future."

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Published on Thursday, August 6, 2009 in Smart City
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