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    The mayors' view

    What are leading mayors saying about Smart Cities?

    Increasingly, city officials are recognizing the value of technology in making cities more efficient, livable, and smart.


    At the 84th annual US Conference of Mayors, which took place in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, at the end of June 2016, mayors of leading US cities discussed the challenges, impacts, opportunities, and benefits of data-driven Smart City applications.


    Watch this video to find out what the mayors of US cities Los Angeles, California; Racine, Wisconsin; Kansas City, Missouri; and Columbia, South Carolina, are saying about how Smart City innovations are breaking down silos and driving the prosperity of citizens and businesses.

    Mayors video
    It’s about being connected and being responsive to our citizens." 

    Stephen K. Benjamin

    Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina