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ENGL 1020: Money & Sustainability (Blaum): Smart Cities

Smart cities

New Cairo, city planned in Egypt

Image from Construction Review online

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"Trends in Smart City Development," National League of Cities, published 2016, available from

 "FACT SHEET: Administration Announces New ‘Smart Cities’ Initiative to Help Communities Tackle Local Challenges and Improve City Services," The White House, news release, September 14, 2015, available from

 "FACT SHEET: Announcing Over $80 million in New Federal Investment and a Doubling of Participating Communities in the White House Smart Cities Initiative," The White House, news release, September 26, 2016, available from

"Google’s Sidewalk Labs and U.S. DOT Team Up on Traffic Data," Rachel Kaufman, Next City, March 17, 2016, available from

“Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs aims to transform 16 cities into tech-friendly laboratories,” Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, October 18, 2016, available from

“Free gigabit Wi-Fi hot spots launch in London,” Sean O’Kane, The Verge, June 27, 2017, available from

“Intersection raises $150 million for the global expansion of its free Wi-Fi,” Jonathan Shieber, TechCrunch, November 7, 2017, available from

"Alphabet Announces Plan to Turn Toronto Neighborhood into Living Laboratory," Benjamin Schneider, CityLab, October 17, 2017, available from

"Building a Connected City From the Ground Up," Lisa Prevost, New York Times, April 3, 2018, available from

"Chicago Launches Array of Things," Government Technology, August 30, 2016, available from

“Inside One of the Most Aggressive Intelligent Transportation-IoT Efforts in the U.S.,” Ben Miller, Government Technology, October 10, 2016, available from

"8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like," Adam Rogers, Wired, October 2015, available from

 "Baltimore Rolls Out Smart Trash Cans," Skip Descant, Government Technology, January 29, 2018, available from

"Will Kansas City’s Streetcar Be a Connector or a Divider?" Sandy Smith, Next City, May 22, 2015, available from

"How Will Kansas City Run Its Plugged-In, Sensor-Filled Future?" Henry Grabar, Next City, October 26, 2015, available from

“Smart cities must be people-centered, equitable cities,” Brooks Rainwater and Nicole Dupuis, TechCrunch, February 24, 2017, available from

"Building Smart City Security," Steve Durbin, TechCrunch, September 12, 2015, available from