US Cities Pose Risk to Pedestrians
Information Graphics 10/9/2013 38 comments
Pedestrian injuries and fatalities are on the rise in US cities, according to data from the US Department of Transportation. Here are the cities where they're happening the most and the factors that put pedestrians most at risk.
Green Light for Green Buildings
Information Graphics 6/17/2013 26 comments
While most in senior management support a move to green buildings, many hurdles to adoption remain, according to a recent Future Cities survey.
The Green Challenge for Datacenters
Information Graphics 5/15/2013 6 comments
Even though everyone from Greenpeace to local and federal governments has pushed for the greening of datacenters, most organizations still aren't operating green facilities. What's more, they have no specific plans for going green anytime soon.
Cities Lead on Health Info IT
Information Graphics 2/19/2013 9 comments
Healthcare IT was supposed to save the US billions of dollars per year, but the opposite has happened. There's hope that cities can reverse this trend, leading by example.
Anatomy of Smart Cities
Information Graphics 11/5/2012 3 comments
The rapid pace of urbanization is pushing city planners, governments, and citizens to think about what it takes to build smarter cities.
Green Urbanization in Asian Megacities
Information Graphics 10/29/2012 1 comment
By 2025, most of the world's megacities will emerge in the Asia and Pacific region. This places great strain on Asia's resources and challenges its capability for sustainable growth.
Our Urban Planet
Information Graphics 10/8/2012 18 comments
The global urban population is set to explode, with 70 percent of the world projected to live in cities by 2050.
Smart City Money Makers
companies and solutions that are most prominent, and destined to be most profitable, in the smart city revolution.
How to Make Your City Smarter
Cities all over the world need to become smarter and more sustainable. But where to start? Download this guide to learn the first, proven steps toward making your city smarter.
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