The Smart Cities Council has named the winners of its annual Smart Cities Readiness Challenge, honoring five communities across North American for ambitious smart cities visions that are impactful, collaborative, inclusive and sustainable.
The winning communities are: Baltimore; Edmonton; Montgomery; Racine, WI; and Cleantech San Diego. This was the third year for the annual competition in North America, which drew more than 100 applications. Thirty-six communities delivered substantial applications that were eligible for full consideration.
“Our 2019 Readiness Challenge was our best ever by several measures,” said Kevin Ebi, Director of the Smart Cities Council’s Readiness Program in North America. “Not only did we see record participation from communities, but the level of maturity demonstrated by them was nothing short of phenomenal.”
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