SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The state of disrepair of the infrastructure in the United States is well documented. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the country has repeatedly received a failing grade when it comes to roads, aviation and dams. On top of the already struggling system, there are several factors working against the future structure as well. At the Smart Cities Week conference in Silicon Valley, an assortment of representatives from cities across the world gathered to discuss the future of smart communities and what concrete steps should be first. Vinn White, former deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), knows a thing or two about next-generation communities.
Source: Gov Tech