Kansas CityCisco and Kansas City team up to launch smart city network. The intent of this partnership is to use high-tech sensors and apps for real time applications for transportation, lighting, and parking. It is a real-time pilot study to encourage new innovations in developing smart cities and sustainability. Cisco has also teamed with other cities to install cameras and sensors for smart parking programs. Since cities depend on parking revenues, these programs can optimize the ability of drivers to quickly find available parking spaces, thus increasing city revenues for paid parking. See the full article by clicking here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.