When cities across America join forces with technology leaders, private sector partners and university brains, a smart cities revolution comes to life

SOLID provided strategic communications, public relations and media support for Envision America (envisionamerica.org), a three-day workshop that brought together municipal leaders, smart technology experts and private sector allies to collaborate and kick start smart city initiatives in ten selected U.S. communities.

The workshop accelerated deployment of innovative technologies in urban centers to tackle energy, water, waste, and air challenges. Agenda, city project descriptions and additional information available at envisionamerica.org.

Communities participating in Envision America included: Cambridge, MA; Dallas, TX; Greenville, SC; Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee, WI; New York City, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; San Diego, CA; Spokane, WA. Corporate allies participating in Envision America include: Accelerated Innovations; AT&T; Autodesk; Bank of America; Black & Veatch; Cisco; Duke Energy; Esri; GE; IBM; Intel; Itron; Landis+Gyr; Microsoft; OSIsoft, LLC; Qualcomm; SAS; ThingWorx; Wells Fargo.

SOLID Principal Tracy Russ introduces US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on day three of Envision America

SOLID Principal Tracy Russ introduces US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on day three of Envision America