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Towards Smart City Governance. Case Study: Improving the Interpretation of Quantitative Traffic Measurement Data through Citizen Participation

David Fonseca, Monica Sanchez-Sepulveda, Silvia Necchi, Enric Peña
2021 Sensors  
This paper considers the role of citizens as information providers and discusses the conditions under which citizens can participate in the development of sustainable cities.  ...  The objective of this study is to document the sustainability of an urban transit system and evaluate its compliance, with citizen participation as a major contributor.  ...  Acknowledgments: Barcelona City Council to share with the FemCrida platform the data of the pedagogical and mechanical sensors. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165321 pmid:34450772 pmcid:PMC8400410 fatcat:nz6egwg3wbalth5bunf7pjwk4u

Roadmaps to utopia: Tales of the smart city

Alan-Miguel Valdez, Matthew Cook, Stephen Potter
2018 Urban Studies  
Further research is needed to investigate this and other smart city developments, the significance of different smart city narratives, and how power relationships are reinforced and constructed through  ...  However, the benefits observed in Milton Keynes did not come from quick technical fixes but from a smart city narrative that reinforced existing city branding, mobilising a growing network of actors towards  ...  to provide an extra 25% capacity through junction improvements and other measures.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0042098017747857 fatcat:gpty26rm2fgc3bckizm6ngz7pa


Lusmeilia Afriani, Yasser Wahyudin, Ryzal Perdana
First, we collected data to measure indicators of the environment-related domain of smart cities through interviews with government officials who were in charge of city development.  ...  This current study is qualitative in nature, focusing on two cities, Lyon in France and Bandar Lampung in Indonesia. The data collection was carried out using two types of instruments.  ...  Afriani, Yasser Wahyuddin & Ryzal Perdana The Development of Smart Cities and Environment-Related Domain: A Case Study in Indonesia and France Participants' perception of smart city development in terms  ... 
doi:10.21837/pm.v20i20.1084 fatcat:q5ckdycmife4xdjtawpgq2jj4e

Unveiling the Evolution of Innovation Ecosystems: An Analysis of Triple, Quadruple, and Quintuple Helix Model Innovation Systems in European Case Studies

Rallou Taratori, Paulina Rodriguez-Fiscal, Marie Abigail Pacho, Sesil Koutra, Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Dimitrios Thomas
2021 Sustainability  
It is definitely understandable that the adoption of configurational pathways toward the 'smart' 'governance' models is required as a key factor and smartness' facilitator in modern cities.  ...  In this manuscript, we display an exhaustive literature review on the importance of the n-Helix models along with a benchmarking critical approach through selected European case studies.  ...  savings, yet they are explained via the citizens participation, something not quantitively discussed or measured in the case-study literature.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147582 fatcat:s2zmshgptjbd5pr4ce4ujscgom

Understanding Sensor Cities: Insights from Technology Giant Company Driven Smart Urbanism Practices

Gaspare D'Amico, Pasqua L'Abbate, Wenjie Liao, Tan Yigitcanlar, Giuseppe Ioppolo
2020 Sensors  
The investigation findings reveal that the sensor city approach: (a) Has the potential to increase the smartness and sustainability level of cities; (b) Manages to engage citizens and companies in the  ...  In an era of digitalization of urban services and processes, which is upon us, platform urbanism is becoming a fundamental tool to support smart urban governance, and helping in the formation of a new  ...  Nonetheless, it is important to consider that sensor cities taken into consideration in the case studies analysis use non-uniform terminology and lack detailed quantitative data on sensor infrastructures  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20164391 pmid:32781671 fatcat:3w7vnb5qkzgb3cyo6jc6f3mbxm

Evaluating Urban Quality: Indicators and Assessment Tools for Smart Sustainable Cities

2018 Sustainability  
Ibrahim et al. [4] underlines as "a smart sustainable city is evolving as an urban space that tends to solve urban problems and improve quality of life of citizens, making urban development more sustainable  ...  The first step in this study was to formulate a methodology to measure the quality of urban life based on investigative checklists and objective and subjective indicators, aggregated to develop an index  ...  Acknowledgments: This study was supported by the MIUR (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research [Italy]) through a project entitled Governing tHe smart city: a gOvernance-centred approach to SmarT  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10030575 fatcat:rdqc434ekret7a7ojkr2x3i65y

Smart Technical Street Furniture Design: Case study of ''New Cairo Administrative Capital''

Hala Hassanein
2017 The Academic Research Community Publication  
It refers to the entirety of the activities directed by policies, organized and structured to plan, design, operate and control ITSM offered to citizens by adopting a process approach towards management  ...  On the other hand, one of the most important components to be adopted for designing Smart Cities is the IT service management (ITSM).  ...  The research uses this method to measure attitudes and different in the development of ''New Cairo Administration Capital'' based on the particular standing point of the observed participations.  ... 
doi:10.21625/archive.v1i1.124 fatcat:urlxfreqkza7boqxrcnhbbybpa

Opening up Smart Cities: Citizen-Centric Challenges and Opportunities from GIScience

Auriol Degbelo, Carlos Granell, Sergio Trilles, Devanjan Bhattacharya, Sven Casteleyn, Christian Kray
2016 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This position paper points out six citizen-related challenges: the engagement of citizens, the improvement of citizens' data literacy, the pairing of quantitative and qualitative data, the need for open  ...  The holy grail of smart cities is an integrated, sustainable approach to improve the efficiency of the city's operations and the quality of life of citizens.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work has been funded by the European Commission through the GEO-C project  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi5020016 fatcat:chw276as3zepfkks5gu3d4aq3q

Understanding the What, Why, and How of Becoming Smart: Experiences from Kakinada and Kanpur

Khushboo Gupta, Ralph P. Hall
2020 Smart Cities  
This case study aims to explore how "smartness" is understood in these cities and examines the local conditions shaping SC objectives by studying the existing issues in the cities, the proposed projects  ...  To address these challenges, an increasing number of communities are exploring the concept of a smart city (SC).  ...  Acknowledgments: I would like to express my gratitude to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies for funding my travel to visit the sites and conduct interviews.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities3020014 fatcat:h6nxvnwnh5c4zlm7td5ciyuyla

The Institutional Change from E-Government toward Smarter City; Comparative Analysis between Royal Borough of Greenwich, UK, and Seongdong-gu, South Korea

Churin Kim, Kyung-ah Kim
2021 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
By comparing the key success factors of e-government with the smart city through a prior study, some intersections were found, but the success factors of the e-government and smart city were different.  ...  Therefore, the scope of this study is set to e-government and smart/smarter cities as platforms.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc7010042 fatcat:ulgvit4mpzcfbnmxmkctz4ehz4

Long-Term City Innovation Trajectories and Quality of Urban Life

Alina Irina Popescu
2020 Sustainability  
In the empirical part, we analyze patent data on city-related innovations to examine the trajectories of technological developments over the period 1980–2020.  ...  cities' through the explosive growth of digital technologies, and (iii) confirm the environmental sustainability concerns when developing new technologies.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410587 fatcat:2giyemfzsrbejji5btz2r3q64y


Yasmin Mohd Adnan, Hasniyati Hamzah, Melasutra Md. Dali, Md Nasir Daud, Anuar Alias
The mainstream Smart City assessment framework generally entails the quantitative assessment of factors, elements and initiatives categorised under the Smart City dimensions.  ...  This paper describes an alternative framework for smart city assessment, one that is based on the modification of Giffmger's to make it amenable to leaner data.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to acknowledge financial assistance from National Property Coordinator, Ministry of Finance under research grant ref.  ... 
doi:10.21837/pmjournal.v14.i5.189 fatcat:5oay63wenrdz3h7ioiqxisx6mi

City Assessment Tool to Measure the Impact of Public Policies on Smart and Sustainable Cities. The Case Study of the Municipality of Alcobendas (Spain) Compared with Similar European Cities [chapter]

Raffaele Sisto, Javier García López, Julio Lumbreras Martín, Carlos Mataix Aldeanueva, Linos Ramos Ferreiro
2021 Green Energy and Technology  
It addresses the case study of the evaluation of the strategic plan "Diseña 2020" of the municipality of Alcobendas (Madrid, Spain, with 116.037 inhabitants), the document used to communicate the actions  ...  for measuring the impact of public policies on cities.  ...  Table 1 1 List of indicators Number of car fatalities/number of traffic sanctions Use of transparency, open data and participation webpages based on the data of the number of users, number of visits, number  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-57764-3_6 fatcat:g26n2vqngzbffctn64d3ill6dm

Museums and Heritage Sites — The Missing Link in Smart City Planning: A Case Study of Pune City, India

Poonam Gandhi, Chaitanya Ravi, Prasad Pathak, Smriti Jalihal
2021 Space and Culture, India  
The Government of India launched Smart City Mission in 2015 which was intended to transform 100 cities into smart cities.  ...  The case of Pune city shows that, without careful and inclusive development plan, a full roll-out of the smart city project will exclude a large number of historical and cultural spaces such as museums  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge FLAME university for research fund for the project 'Smart city and Cultural Heritage'. We also, thank the anonymous reviewers for reviewing  ... 
doi:10.20896/saci.v8i4.1072 fatcat:xr6t225p3vd55lgtcsiz7y3k74

Moving beyond Smart Cities: Digital Nations for Social Innovation & Sustainability

Arpan Kumar Kar, Vigneswara Ilavarasan, M. P. Gupta, Marijn Janssen, Ravi Kothari
2019 Information Systems Frontiers  
The next step after smart cities is the creation of digital or smart nations.  ...  Existing city-scale theories and frameworks may be used and adapted to meet the larger-scale needs of the future smart nations.  ...  Vigneswara Ilavarasan is Associate Professor at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-019-09930-0 fatcat:5og6pbnyqvhknpgxc3qf2fa5tq
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