Cities with well-developed strategies. Cities follow the sustainable development of their resources and services. These cities have a long-term strategy that tries to give value to their citizens’ level of comfort.
Worldwide governments and private industrial companies are forced to improve their productivity. In the first place, it is a well-working city infrastructure. A focus is on efficiency, lowering costs, and positive environmental impact. Common city infrastructure is often 50+ years old. Insufficient to cover city needs.
Populations are expanding. Cities are becoming full and need to grow to demand. For properly growing, these cities’ services must be active, safe, clean. Explicitly, with attention to remain productive. Past years’ trend is to use various types of Smart Technologies, covered by the umbrella of Smart Cities.
Key drivers that make Cities smart are pretty simple. All of them are parts of standard industrial and digital sectors that mainly cover Sensors production, Internet of Things coverage, green and sustainable energy sources usage, and resources used for city infrastructure, traffic management, and construction.
There does not exist a normative procedure to measure Smart Cities’ development progress. Although, there are many two factors that may be tracked in time. The first one is the progress of the United Nations Global Sustainable Development Goals and the second is coverage of the city by technologies and supporting citizens’ social comfort.
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