Smart Cincy

'OpenCincy': City Launches New Small Business Development Tool

'OpenCincy': City Launches New Small Business Development Tool

The City of Cincinnati is excited to announce the launch of ‘OpenCincy,’ a new user-friendly online tool developed to guide small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs through the process for opening or expanding operations in Cincinnati.

What will Cincinnati look like in 2030?

What will Cincinnati look like in 2030?

By 2030, the population in Cincinnati will have grown by 11%. A group of local leaders is focused on painting a picture for a more efficient and resilient future by proposing the development of 2030 Districts downtown, and eventually, across the region so that Cincinnati is well positioned for future growth.

How Could Driverless Vehicles Affect Ohioans' Daily Lives?

How Could Driverless Vehicles Affect Ohioans' Daily Lives?

Dr. Jiaqi Ma (University of Cincinnati), Mark Policinski (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments), Jim Barna (DriveOhio), and Zack Huhn (Venture Smarter, Regional Smart Cities Initiative) joined WVXU in there latest “Cincinnati Edition” to discuss why Ohio could be a leader in autonomous vehicle technology and how advances in smart mobility could affect our daily lives.

Education and Workforce Development in Smart Cities and Regions

Education and Workforce Development in Smart Cities and Regions

Smart Cincy is grateful to have had Michael Beck - Smart Cincy Advisor and Founder of Code For Kids - as well as Derick Lee - who is from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Education Supercluster - lead an afternoon workshop at the second annual Smart Cincy Summit!

DriveOhio To Involve Cincinnati In Some Smart Vehicle Testing

DriveOhio To Involve Cincinnati In Some Smart Vehicle Testing

DriveOhio, the state's clearinghouse for autonomous vehicle testing and smart technology, plans to include Interstates I-75 between Cincinnati and Dayton and parts of I-275. It's also helping to further Cincinnati's effort to build a test track for driverless shuttles.

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Smart Cincy Summit - 1 Week Away!

Local, state, and national leaders will convene in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 where announcements are expected about smart mobility and infrastructure projects in Greater Cincinnati’s Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region that will catapult the region into the 21st Century. The announcements will take place during the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit hosted by leaders of the smart cities effort growing across the tri-state.

No Neighborhood Left Behind - Smart Cincy Recap from the 16th Annual Neighborhood Summit

No Neighborhood Left Behind - Smart Cincy Recap from the 16th Annual Neighborhood Summit

In Cincinnati Public Schools, at least 50% of families live beneath the poverty line and at least 41% of students experience digital divided limitations. As the digital transformation continues its rapid pace, we must ensure everyone has access to devices, networks, and digital literacy training where needed. Not just for k-12 students, but for learners of all ages across the city and region. As we connect and digitize our public services, education systems, facilities, campuses, and roadways with high speed connectivity, we must not leave otherwise disconnected residents (or neighborhoods) behind.

5 takeaways from the March 'Smart Region' transportation meeting

5 takeaways from the March 'Smart Region' transportation meeting

Today leaders from the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments hosted a meeting with administration and researchers from the University of Cincinnati, Venture Smarter, Metro, the Tri-State Logistics Council to begin putting action behind smart transportation and transit planning aimed at making Greater Cincinnati a better place to live, work, and visit.

[Smart Cincy] City of Cincinnati releases downtown WiFi RFP

[Smart Cincy] City of Cincinnati releases downtown WiFi RFP

The City of Cincinnati took another step this week on its path to becoming a Smart City. On Thursday, January 11th it released the RFP to four qualified respondents following the Spring 'Smart Cincy RFI' release. The project  is titled " DEPLOYMENT OF Wi-Fi AND/OR WIRELINE BROADBAND SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF CINCINNATI: SMART CITIES INITIATIVE PHASE 1.