DC groups form comprehensive partnership for smart regional growth

In the Washington DC area, a model Smart Region effort is taking shape.

“While we’ve already implemented several smaller-scale smart initiatives, this effort will help us think bigger about our shared needs, reduce taxpayer costs by making joint purchases and working with local businesses and plan for these technologies to work seamlessly across our jurisdictional borders,” Robert White Jr., COG Board of Directors chair and a member of the DC Council, said in a statement. 

Read this great Smart Cities Dive Piece covering the effort co-led by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area in coordination and partnership with hundreds of other agencies and organizations.