Smart Cities

Yesterday
The awards from the Smart Cities Council will support communities as they pursue smart technologies initiatives.
Smart Cities Dive
6 days ago
The infrastructure required to support 5G is going to be massive, and while improvements in throughput sound great, one of the best kept – and dirtiest – secrets about 5G is the energy consumption required to support the network.
wiscav.org
April 13, 2019, 11am PDT
The humble curb is getting crowded: not only with new modes of transportation, but also with a slew of new data tools aiming to keep track of it all.
CityLab
April 12, 2019, 12pm PDT
Another buzzy tech company with roots in the real estate market has designs on the "smart cities" revolution.
Quartz
Blog post
April 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
While 2019 doesn’t scream smart city revolution, we are seeing signs of significant smart city evolution.
Robert Fischer
March 15, 2019, 12pm PDT
Curbed Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange provides everything you need to know about the $25 billion, "city within the city" that opened to the public in Manhattan today. Also, the review isn't exactly positive.
Curbed
March 11, 2019, 11am PDT
Weather plays a big factor in the "smart cities" technology experiments in development by Sidewalk Labs for its Toronto pilot project.
The Star
February 24, 2019, 9am PST
When the Manhattan megadevelopment got its start, big data was a major part of Hudson Yards' marketing pitch. Now it's "probably the last thing we'll get to."
Metropolis Magazine
January 10, 2019, 1pm PST
Kansas City, Missouri, wants to be a smart cities leader, but it also needs to address concerns about data collection and privacy, say critics.
The New York Times
December 30, 2018, 9am PST
The kiosks in downtown Philadelphia are part of an effort to deploy smart-cities technology.
Smart Cities Dive
December 22, 2018, 1pm PST
Penn IUR's Eugenie Birch, Richard Voith and Susan Wachter ask: Can rapidly urbanizing cities in low and moderate income countries become "smarter"?
Penn IUR Urban Link
December 11, 2018, 6am PST
The game changing redevelopment proposed by Sidewalk Labs for the Toronto waterfront district of Quayside took new shape recently after the company presented an updated draft of its plan.
Curbed
November 14, 2018, 1pm PST
Organized by Fira de Barcelona at its Gran Via venue, the event is the largest to date, with over 840 exhibiting companies, 700 attending cities and a 31% increase regarding exhibition space, occupying two pavilions for the first time.
Cities of the Future
October 18, 2018, 11am PDT
Technology will be part of everyday life in a new Toronto neighborhood, planned by Sidewalk Labs. But looking to the future is also raising a host of privacy concerns.
The Star
October 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
Two new research hubs will explore the intersections between homelessness, technology, and urban planning.
Oregon Live
September 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Thinking beyond the MetroCard.
Smart Cities Dive
June 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Portland is hoping better vehicle and pedestrian counts, produced by high-tech sensors place on street light poles, can help deliver on Vision Zero promises.
The Oregonian
June 18, 2018, 9am PDT
Sidewalk Labs has officially set up shop as Sidewalk Toronto, with a home base in Quayside, the waterfront district that the company is tasked with transforming in the image of a "smart city."
The Toronto Star
June 13, 2018, 6am PDT
Putting the advanced hardware and software systems in the Motor City.
Smart Cities Dive
June 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The 1960s had the space race, the 2010s has the smart cities race. Kansas City means to win this one.
Smart Cities Dive