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By Kevin Ebi, Smart Cities Council Pick 10 Americans at random and you’ll find that at least one of them doesn’t use the internet. The latest research from the Pew Research Center finds 11% of Americans don’t go online. There are some common traits among them. They tend to be older, though they aren’t exclusively elderly. […]
Kevin Ebi, global managing editor of the Smart Cities Council, explains how Fairfax County, Va., used a Smart Cities Council readiness workshop to identify steps towards improving mobility, optimizing its street infrastructure and reducing obesity.