Congressman Brendan Boyle explains why we must 'expand our conversation when it comes to infrastructure'
At the Smart Regions Congress in Washington DC, Congressman Brendan Boyle discussed how we must expand our conversation around infrastructure, as it's interconnectivity is a critical component of optimizing our systems in the 21st century.
Congressman Boyle also highlighted a few projects in line with the 4 smart planning pillars taking place in Philadelphia, including:
Advanced metering water infrastructure
Automated building management system - The Office of Sustainability
Comcast Smart Cities networking service
$1 Billion investment in ten years to reduce poverty, create jobs and fight climate change - Philadelphia Energy Authority
Calculating and designing ways for existing technologies to communicate - Philadelphia 2035
RSCI supports interdisciplinary and interagency efforts to develop technology and process planning standards at the local, county, state, and federal level; to educate and align leaders around available resources; and to understand and address pressing problems in urban, suburban, and rural areas. The core mission is to improve the quality of life across the nation while alleviating strained municipal budgets using smart technologies and strategies.