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Smart Cities Need Digital Literacy to Thrive

San Francisco Street

The path forward for smart cities is not without its obstacles and challenges, many of them far removed from the worlds of tech, and instead more linked to the societal, political and financial factors. Kimberly LaGrue, chief information officer in New Orleans, recalled a community event when one resident said, …

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Congestion Charge To Reduce Driving Dropped Asthma Attacks

New York City Traffic

A new study shows that after Stockholm, Sweden started charging drivers $2.60 to drive into downtown during the workday, the resulting drop in air pollution led to a dramatic decrease in asthma attacks for the city’s kids. Stockholm began the charge in 2006 and made it permanent in 2007. The …

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