Smart Cities

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
June 5, 2018, 5am PDT
"The challenge of paying for smart cities projects" report by Deloitte recommends several steps for making the most of investments in "smart city" technology by city governments.
Smart Cities Dive
June 4, 2018, 7am PDT
The winner of the Grand Prize for the Canada Smart Cities Challenge will receive $50 million CAD ($38.5 million USD).
Smart Cities Dive
May 10, 2018, 5am PDT
Three case studies of robotics technology integrated into the design and management of urban settings offers a glimpse of a potential future.
Independent (UK)
April 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
Google subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has partnered with Waterfront Toronto to deploy smart city innovations in the redevelopment of the Quayside district along Toronto's Eastern Waterfront.
Project for Public Spaces via Medium
April 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Smart cities tech isn't just for cars. Portland is out to prove that sensors and data can benefit all modes of travel.
Bike Portland
April 19, 2018, 9am PDT
The new program offers cities access to $2 billion CAD in financing as well as a network of technical support.
Smart Cities Dive
April 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Planned community developer LStar Ventures is building a smart city experiment near Boston.
The New York Times
April 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Facebook has announced plans for a new kind of city, which will begin as a new digital layer over reality in Menlo Park, California before quickly spread over everything.
Planetizen April 1st Edition