There’s lots of talk these days about how new technology can help cities meet their pressing transportation challenges. Where should cities start on this? And how can city leaders ever get up to speed on this quickly changing industry?
Our Transportation for America program is working to help cities understand all of this. Their recently announced partnership with Sidewalk Labs will help local leaders thoughtfully and intentionally utilize digital tools to meet their pressing transportation challenges. And the program’s new Smart Cities Collaborative is designed to help cities win funding, tools, and authority to advance “connected streets” of the future.
We’ll be talking about all this work and more at Smart Cities Week 2016, taking place here in Washington DC on September 27-29. Smart Growth America is proud to be a promotional partner for this exciting event. Join us, the Smart Cities Council, the White House Office of Science and Technology, and other thought leaders from government, academia, cities, and the tech sector to discuss new ways to help cities thrive in the 21st century. The conference will be a opportunity to learn about, see, and be inspired by the smart technologies that are already working in cities across the country.
Innovative, integrated technologies can help cities save money, build more robust economies, and improve the lives of everyone who lives there. Register for Smart Cities Week to join us in DC in September, or learn more about our broader Smart Cities work.