EU agrees on plan to make cities smarter

Leaders of European cities have met today in Brussels with industry and research community representatives to discuss the next steps in the framework of the Smart Cities and Communities Partnership.
The Smart Cities Partnership Strategic Implementation Plan sets out a broad range of new actions and approaches to encourage cities to become smarter, focusing on building improvements, and the integration of information technologies into the transport and energy infrastructure, while relying on fast and secure networks that ensure high-quality connectivity.