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IBI Group Assumes Leadership Role on Smart Cities Council

https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2017 / 05 / 09 / ibi-group-assumes-leadership-role-on-smart-cities-council-north-america
that cities must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and a human touch. About the Smart Cities Council Launched in 2012, the Smart Cities Council is the...
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The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities

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emphasize the interaction between climate change mitigation and adaptation, which are typically addressed separately. Preparing Cities for Climate Change By integrating mitigation and adaptation policy, Nordic cities aim to strengthen...

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Defining the Cities of Tomorrow: Predictions for 2017

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where cities will continue to evaluate, measure and plan for their own health – to compete in a global environment. Investments in infrastructure help people in cities move, result in...

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Adapting Cities in the Climate Change Era

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waves, severe flooding, and other natural disasters to the heels of cities. Cities now must rethink disaster mitigation to protect not only their residents and infrastructure, but decade’s worth of...

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Supporting Urban Ecosystems

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...Houston and back to back earthquakes in Mexico last fall are frightening reminders of just how vulnerable our cities are. Research shows that impulsive urbanization is largely responsible for flooding...

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Where Cities are Going, Next

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In a recent post, I argued that the increasing complexity of developed cities necessitates coordination between different urban infrastructures to ensure operational efficiencies and produce social well-being. I also mentioned...

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IBI Group Releases ‘Top 10 Smart City Success Factors’ Ahead of ITS World Congress 2017

https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2017 / 10 / 25 / ibi-group-releases-top-10-smart-city-success-factors-ahead-of-its-world-congress-2017
draws on the firm’s experience designing smart cities and delivering intelligent transportation systems internationally, and sheds light on the key elements required for cities to develop and implement a successful...
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Convenience or Chaos? The Rise of Dockless Bike-Sharing

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been slow, though some small and medium-sized cities like Victoria, BC and Kelowna, BC are beginning to test bike-sharing systems. There are certainly less cities and metropolitans in Canada than...

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Visionary City-making: A History of the Future

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‘Defining the Cities of Tomorrow’ is a bold, grand and celebratory statement that is set within the context of a bright and positive future for cities. Yet, it is also...

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Family-Friendly Cities?

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...Jacobs succinctly identified the commercial potentials of diverse cities and districts, she saw that the primary purpose of neighbourhoods was in fostering family and community. Arguing that the cataclysmic money...

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