Smart Regions: Collaboration drives success stories

Leaders nationwide are committed to building smart cities and smart regions.


1. Newport, KY


Defeating the digital divide is among the handful of "quick wins" being realized from the small-but-successful smart city strategies that have been rolled out in Newport, KY.

Just south of Cincinnati's Great America Ballpark, Newport enjoys a great view across the Ohio river and was home to the first smart city project in the Midwest.

“22% of students in Newport Public Schools lacked access to internet. These solutions will bring that number to zero.”

— Local Leader in Newport, KY


2. Lawrenceburg, IN


Wireless connectivity

Public safety

Energy and sustainability

Engaged leadership

Fiber to every home

Resources and support

Free public WiFi, enhanced public safety, and smart energy solutions round-out a comprehensive smart city strategy in Southeastern Indiana.
— Ohio Neighbor

3. Cincinnati, OH


Smart Sewers

Data and Performance Analytics

Cincy Red Bike

Cincinnati 2035 

Smart Cincy RFQ

Smart Cincy Summit


Cincinnat’s ‘Smart Cincy’ RFQ aligned city leadership with Regional Smart Cities Initiatives and will catalyze efforts throughout the Tri-State.
— Smart Cincy Org

4. Indianapolis, IN

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5. Columbus, OH

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6. Louisville, KY

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7. Kansas City, MO

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8. Chicago, IL

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9. Lansing, MI

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10. Madison, WI

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