An app alerts drivers sitting at red lights in Walnut Creek, Calif., that the light is about to change and refocuses them on the road.
A new paper details the many vulnerabilities in common city systems and suggests steps for beefing up defenses.
San Francisco is acting as anchor to a group of firms mapping real-time building energy usage data as well streaming information from traffic monitors and mobile devices.
Building on four years of helping cities improve services, IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge invites local governments to apply for assistance from problem-solving teams.
Boston University’s smart-city cloud platform is designed to use cloud and big data technologies to improve transportation, energy, public safety, asset management and social services in the City of Boston and across Massachusetts.
The market research firm identified 10 strategic technology trends and described how government IT managers can apply them to their innovation efforts.
AT&T, IBM join forces to help cities, utilities and commercial firms develop and capitalize on the Internet of intelligent devices.
Market research firm IDC Government Insights says cities will start putting in place the IT building blocks for smart city systems and applications in 2014.
Financial pressures and the drive to provide better citizen services have cities looking, and slowly moving, to the cloud. Here’s how to start the process.
A combination of cloud computing and business analytics has helped the city of Montreal track the habits of individual public transit riders — and reward their loyalty.
RTM Dx is a free tool developed by researchers at Rutgers University's School of Criminal Justice to help police predict where crimes are going to occur.
Agencies should expect to see more authentication, increased use of private clouds and the spread of smart city technologies in 2014.