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SCSP 008: Smart Cities response to COVID-19 with Smart Cities Council's Philip Bane
Mar 24, 2020 · 50 min
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In these tumultuous times where residents can feel unsafe, confused, and uncertain, the capabilities of the smart cities sector can come as a relief to cities around the planet - but how do we get there? And what are the challenges in the way?

The US-based Smart Cities Council has launched a free COVID-19 mitigation tool for city planners to access, take inspiration from, or produce for their own city action plan to bring all of a city's resources under one platform:

We spoke with the council's CEO Philip Bane on greatest challenges for cities in times of pandemic, the value of guiding principles, and how you can truly gauge the impact of a crisis of this scale on global cities.





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