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

Showcase Your Smart Cities Solution at the World’s Largest Smart City Event

~Join the Leading Cities Pavilion Today~ The Smart Cities Expo and World Congress is the largest Smart Cities event in the world. Hosted each November in Barcelona, this gathering of almost 600 cities, 400+ businesses and 15,000 attendees is the premier opportunity to showcase your Smart City solution. Leading Cities is offering an affordable, premium location…Read more Showcase Your Smart Cities Solution at the World’s Largest Smart City Event

The absent civilization

Technology, understood as all of our material culture, has played a key role in our development since the origins of our species. And if at the beginning has configured itself as a critical element to ensure our survival in the mists of time, through the control of fire and the development of simple tools such…Read more The absent civilization