kcmo smart cityKansas City is now the world’s most connected Smart City thanks to the installation of cutting-edge technologies which will improve everyday experiences for residents. The more than $15 million public-private partnership is one of the first economic development projects credited to the City’s modern streetcar, which is free and open to the public. The Smart City corridor follows the 2 mile-long streetcar route. Smart City initiatives will help the City of Kansas City use real-time data to deliver basic services more efficiently and will attract economic development & entrepreneurs. The public can see a visualization of the data on a map that shows available parking, traffic flow and pedestrian hotspots, as well as the location of KC Streetcars. As Smart City infrastructure expands, the city will use big data to drive decisions that save taxpayer money through more efficient repairs and maintenance of streets, water lines and other infrastructure. Read More