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The Road to Smart City: It Starts Here, It Starts Now

Eric Dresselhuys | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Eric Dresselhuys

Cities today face unprecedented pressures. From the continued impact of a sluggish economy to budget shortfalls to rising sustainability challenges, they are competing more than ever before in a global market for business investment and talent.

Getting the Lights Is a Priority

Gary A. Brown | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

There are 88,000 street lights operated by the city. More than half of these are out on any given day. I believe most Detroiters want their lights on, regardless of who repairs them.

Lynne Peeples

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark: The Health Dangers Of Light At Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.02.2012 | Green

Ian Cheney had no idea that artificial light at night could be unhealthy when he began filming his new documentary, "The City Dark." His interest in w...

Michigan Town Tearing Out Its Streetlights In Cost-Cutting Measure

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

The economic slowdown has put countless people out of work and eliminated millions of dollars in homeowner wealth. States and cities haven't been immu...

Watch: Copper Thieves Leave Florida Highway In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

One Florida highway needs the light of the law shone onto it - after thieves have rendered the street lights inoperable by stealing the copper wiring ...

Traffic Lights Get Smarter With Redesign

GOOD | By Cliff Kuang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you stop to think about it, the humble traffic light, which began appearing on streets in the 1900s, hasn't really evolved at the same rate as our ...