Since the beginning of human settlement, our cities have served as epicenters of cultural and economic growth. The structure and purpose of cities, and our relationship to them, have always been in flux. With these shifts, approaches to urban development
Onstage during the Smart City Expo Miami, South Florida’s premier smart cities conference, Michael Lake, President and CEO of Leading Cities, challenged city and industry leaders to move from rhetoric to action in dealing with growing rates of plastic waste.
City Solution of the Year Automedi to Receive $100,000 The 2022 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE Insurance Group, concluded last week with the City Solution of the Year awarded to Automedi, the world’s first
One of my mentors had a saying, “Remember, everything works in a beaker, Gregory.” The first time he told me this, I laughed with that naive exuberance that only a fresh out of college engineer and scientist who is ready
Americans rely on all manners of connections to live, from doing business across the country to building social support systems digitally. More and more, our well-being depends on our ability to plug into a network of websites, transit corridors, and
Groundbreaking collaboration for cleaner waters: AstraZeneca awarded wastewater treatment pilot through Leading Cities’ AcceliGOV Challenge
Water is the most essential need for all humans, and yet, with only 1% of the world’s water available for drinking, we are all inadvertently contaminating our waters with organic pollutants every day, threatening both the sustainability and resiliency of
Businesses and governments have realized the tremendous potential of smart cities as organizations proceed to explore the various applications of IoT and interconnected responsive networks. Until recently, city authorities considered smart technologies mainly as tools for improved efficiency in the
With CO2 emissions and road fatalities on the rise, the need for sustainable mobility solutions is now more than ever. Currently, the CO2 emissions in the transport sector are about 30% in the case of developed countries and about 23%
As the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January sparked a new wave of autonomous vehicles (AVs) coming to the automotive market in the next few years, much focus as of late has been on the technology of these vehicles themselves.