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Legislation proposes restarting the Smart Cities Challenge – GCN.com

Legislation proposes restarting the Smart Cities Challenge By Shourjya MookerjeeSep 08, 2021 To spur adoption of smart city technologies, Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) has introduced legislation to renew and expand the Department of Transportation’s 2015 Smart Cities Challenge. The Smart Technologies for Accessible and Resilient Transportation (START) Act aims to promote the deployment of innovative technologies by providing assistance to local governments considering transportation solutions that improve access, equity and data security while reducing traffic congestion, costs and carbon emissions. According to the bill, the Department of Transportation, among other federal agencies, will be responsible for reviving and designing a new …

 

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