At the recent Smart Cities New York conference, experts and officials grappled with helping residents understand the benefits of—and put their trust in—new urban technologies.
Many companies equate new technology with innovation, but actual innovation in cities means using tech in concert with bureaucracy, on-the-ground awareness, and challenging political choices.
While Hudson Yards delivers on some advanced infrastructure, its initial promises of urban data-driven management have (so far) proved more aspirational than practical.
#CES2019 provided insight into how city governments and the private sector are reimagining the urban landscape, especially vis-a-vis transportation.
This forthcoming generation of cellular network promises to power a new wave of smart city and mobility technologies.
With the tech industry facing scandals and fresh challenges, will its tone around smart cities, autonomous vehicles, and other innovations be more restrained in 2019?
While questions surrounding data collection loom, the renderings hint at what the technology company hopes to achieve on the Toronto waterfront.
Existing streets could host new high-tech transportation services, though ensuring those new transit systems bring equitable growth is a challenge.
Numerous panels of a recent smart cities conference in New York–including a keynote from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel—highlighted how technology could exacerbate today's inequalities.
SOM is leading the redesign of the James A. Farley Post Office into the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Train Hall, a rail station that will anchor real estate development on Manhattan's Far West Side.© Empire State Development,…
Metropolis was at CES in Las Vegas to get the latest on how new technologies are shaping tomorrow's cities.
Metropolis talked to Jessica Robinson, the mobility company's director of city solutions, about how she's paving the way for the future of transit.
Metropolis interviewed experts from Honda, the City of Las Vegas, and Deloitte about how technology is changing cities.
"If you get hacked in a physical system, people die," says Sokwoo Rhee of the Department of Commerce.
While fully driverless vehicles still face major hurdles, car companies are realizing technologies now that could quickly inform urban planning and transit.
For the smart building experts at Amazon and Schneider Electric, the future is already here.
At Day 2 of CES, experts explained the unique challenges facing government agencies and private companies seeking to captialize on smart city data.
On the first day CES, two tech giants showcased their visions for smarter cities.
Titled "Control Syntax Songdo," the installation is part of the 2017 Seoul Biennale for Architecture.
“Sidewalk Toronto” will aim to generate "sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity" to more than 800 acres of waterfront.