Blocktales Podcast — Listen to Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, during Smart Cities New York 2018 (#SCNY18)

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson speaks with us at the Smart Cities New York 2018 conference about his city’s growth into a a Smart City. Learn about Vancouver’s urban innovation in Smart Cities technologies, Cyber Security initiatives, the incentives of an empty home tax and free wifi at bike share stands.

Also, the City of Vancouver is competing for $50 million in the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. The competition recognizes Canadian cities that use data and connected technology to address local issues.

Smart Cities have the potential to improve so many aspects of livability, governance, and opportunity in a city: how we communicate, get around, do business, and sustain clean and healthy environments.

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