IAAC, member of the Leading Cities Advisory Board in Barcelona, celebrates the success of the Second Edition of the Responsive Cities Symposium

IAAC, member of the Leading Cities Advisory Board in Barcelona, celebrates the success of the Second Edition of the Responsive Cities Symposium The second edition of the Responsive Cities Symposium, chaired by Areti Markopoulou, with program chairs Chiara Farinea and Mathilde Marengo, has just closed its doors confirming itself as a major event in the…Read more IAAC, member of the Leading Cities Advisory Board in Barcelona, celebrates the success of the Second Edition of the Responsive Cities Symposium

We warmly welcome Bob FitzPatrick as new member of Leading Cities Boston’s local Advisory Board

Bob has been Director of Government Affairs at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center since 2012. In addition to his duties as Director of Government Affairs he also recently took over as the chief point of contact for international affairs at MassCEC. Prior to joining MassCEC he worked in the legislature for 10 years, most recently…Read more We warmly welcome Bob FitzPatrick as new member of Leading Cities Boston’s local Advisory Board

Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Leading Cities is honored to welcome Mr. Josep Ramon Ferrer as the newest member of Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board. He is the former Deputy CIO and former Smart City Director of the Barcelona City Council (2012-2015) and CEO of the Barcelona Institute of Technology (BIT).  During his tenure with the City Council, he planned and…Read more Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Parag Khanna launches “Technocracy in America”

With the convergence of globalization, technology and more recently democracy, America and nations around the world are questioning the impact these changes will have and the solutions to the challenges that they create. Leading Cities is proud to announce that Parag Khanna—a Leading Cities member, best-selling author, geo-strategist and one of Esquire’s 75 most influential…Read more Parag Khanna launches “Technocracy in America”

Positive Contamination of Smart Parking

Author: Michael Lake Rio de Janeiro a city with almost 12M inhabitants shares a problem familiar to most cities—a lack of adequate parking spaces and the means to properly manage them. Parking is an essential need for city drivers and those businesses wanting such individuals to get to work, shop or do business, but lack…Read more Positive Contamination of Smart Parking

Smart Bus Rapid Transit – Rio de Janeiro

Smart Bus Rapid Transit - Rio de Janeiro | Smart & Resilient Cities //html5shiv.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/html5.js S&RC Contributor Renato De Castro reports on Smart Bus Rapid Transit - Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is ranked as the 5th Latin-American Smart City and it took the first place in the latest national rankings. Public Transportation is a…Read more Smart Bus Rapid Transit – Rio de Janeiro