Category: Sustainable Urban Development

When green building is carried out to city blocks, campuses, districts, neighborhoods and entire urban areas, the result is greater than the sum of the parts.

Electric Mobility Devices: Critical Technologies for Smart Cities

RYAN CITRON, NAVIGANT RESEARCH. Electric bikes, e-scooters and shared EVs help cities transition to clean energy. Smart cities must do their part. Continue reading

How Cities Are Blowing It: New Research Reveals Three Failures

Page from Information Marketplaces, the New Economics of Cities

Smart Grid News founding editor Jesse Berst summarizes a recent report, “Information Marketplaces, The New Economics of Cities,” that describes business opportunities cities are passing up by not fully utilizing the data that pours out of their smart infrastructures.

Sustainable Cities: There’s an App for That

Sustainable urban development is a new way of thinking for American cities. Technology is emerging to help planners, architects and residents make the transition — and address the converging pressures of rapid growth and decaying infrastructure. The question isn’t whether to use technology to make… Continue reading