What do Boise, Idaho and London, England have in common? – These Urban Cities Are Investing In Smart And Green Infrastructure
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The City of Boise had a population of more than 220,000 people in 2016 covering around 82 square miles. The city has also had tremendous growth over the past decade and has been popping up on “Best of” lists around the country, including coming at number 1 on America’s Fastest Growing Cities 2018 which reported that it had the highest growth rate of any US metro area at 3.08% in 2017.
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“Cities around the world are looking to technology to make their cities smarter and more sustainable. From smart grids, urban wind power, geothermal energy and smart lights, the modern city is becoming greener, more connected and aware of the importance of sustainable infrastructure for growth,” wrote Jennifer Kite-Powell in an article published by Forbes Magazine.
“Despite its low profile as US states go, Boise, like London, has set an ambitious goal to become the most livable city in the United States.
“Sustainability for us is all about the triple bottom line – community, economy and environment,” said Boise Mayor David Bieter . “Being green is important, but only if those changes can become part of the very fabric of who we are as a community, how our local businesses prosper and grow, and how we protect those key elements that make Boise such a special place to call home.”
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