Smart Cities in Italy: tools are available, but culture is absent
There are already tools to make our cities less polluted and chaotic: cars and electric vans, car-sharing, apps that inform about traffic in real-time, domestic renewable energy generators, autonomous driving. They are tools that are cheap now, and in the future will cost even less.
What is missing is the culture to use them, among citizens and administrators.
And this was the scenario emerged at the forum “Smart cities, neighborhood safety and mobility”, which was held by ANSA in Rome, organized in collaboration with the Ce.S.I. Center for International Studies (Ce.SI) and with the European association for electric mobility, NEV Mobility Europe.
Ce.S.I president., Andrea Margelletti, introduced the issues: (continue here)