smart-city

U.S. lawmakers want to make smart city projects less risky

Smart city projects have plenty of on-paper advantages, but city leaders are keen to remain in the good books of residents — and broken promises, lack of city funds, and failed projects don’t make a good resume. It’s part of the reason we aren’t seeing much smart city investment outside of hubs like San Francisco, […]

Is Jaipur India’s smartest city?

In January this year, India’s central government announced the first list of 20 cities that have been identified for development as smart cities, part of government plans to develop 100 Smart Cities by the end of 2022. The plans came about in part, via the Smart Cities Challenge funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The Government of India launched this challenge […]