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From Steel City to Smart City: How Pittsburgh is Implementing a Bold Transit Plan

As Pittsburgh works toward smart city status, its bold technology plans aim to improve transportation, increase residential safety, enhance mobility, address climate change and more.

How Tech-Driven Urban Design Is Helping Cities Reimagine Public Spaces

In the past decade or so, society has come to view cities as engines of economic growth, attracting unprecedented levels of attention and investment in emerging technologies that we can employ to make people’s lives more connected.

Building a Digital City for All

In its pursuit for innovation, Chicago is considering inclusion from the start. For its smart city efforts to work, government officials and partners are working to include people with disabilities, reading difficulties, language challenges and other barriers on their quest toward digital equality.

Why Digital Equity Depends on Democratized Data

How can data scientists and “virtual government” leaders use data to improve services, make policy changes, and plan for the future when data is missing from the digitally absent?

Urban Pulse: The State of Smart Cities Today (and Tomorrow)

Government leaders in places like New York City and San Diego are using data to track things like water quality, traffic and weather. These IoT devices are helping to improve the quality of life for residents while driving urban innovation forward.

4.3 — Skyscrapers: An Upward Journey

Durability, convenience and beauty have no defined shape. That’s why skyscrapers are a medium for dreaming. Listen to the latest episode of Trailblazers and learn how far we’ve come. And where we’re going.