Top 5: Laying the foundation of a smart city

The term “smart city,” like the term “smart grid,” is amorphous. It grows. It changes. It engulfs other ideas through a type of groupthink osmosis.  But, within our brains, that fuzzy little smart city concept revolves around more intelligent technology working together across traditionally disparate industries that “touch” under a municipal umbrella: power, water, transport, lighting…
Overall, though, here are five areas that seem to be on the forefront of smart city planning (and problems).