AI and the changing nature of our cities

Ways data can solve urban problems

Various studies on the increased rate of urbanization indicate that 66 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. In India, The National Smart Cities Initiative Mission was launched in 2015 and over 100 cities are in the process of becoming smart. The framework of a smart city is to address urban problems through sustainable development based on ICT (Information and Communications Technology).

Artificial Intelligence is increasingly informing our decisions when it comes to urban planning and the successful transition to smart cities. AI is becoming more integrated with the development of smart cities through the collection and sorting of voluminous amounts of data. The interpretation of such data allows officials to optimize city services and allocate utilities efficiently.

The following are various applications of AI that could help cities:

1. Safety and Security:

The application of AI to the field of public security would see the use of statistical insights along with advancements in CCTV footage and the use of drones. Officials could use such information to map out a city in terms of crimes and come up with adequate solutions. In terms of emergency responses, data regarding multiple factors can be used to get to a destination quicker.

2. Transportation:

Officials can use data to resolve traffic issues and increase mobility. In terms of parking, maps could be created to locate available spots and notify people when spots open up. There are multiple ways to integrate AI into your life including applications like Citility. Citility offers real-time updates on all the information required to get you from point A to point B with an easy-to-use multi-modal platform. Working with enterprises and local officials, Citility harnesses the power of AI and suggests efficient transport solutions at all levels and across multiple modes of transportation. Plot the most efficient and environmentally-friendly route using our application and let the algorithm do the work for you.

3. Resource management:

The possibilities of applying AI to resource management are seemingly endless. Officials can use data to streamline resources such as water and power by optimizing the grids that maintain them. Similarly, officials can improve city planning and funding allocation by letting AI guide them as to which areas need it the most. Waste and disposal management can also be improved by installing AI garbage bins that inform officials when they are ready to be cleared.

AI and urban planning will combine further, especially when it comes to improving a citizen’s day-to-day life and as AI technology continues to advance, the application of data to solve issues will become effortless.

Citility provides accessible AI-oriented solutions for urban mobility. By using our application, you can use technological innovation to avoid congestion and reduce environmental damage. From large-scale shipments to optimizing routes, let Citility transform the way you commute. With our platform, analytics can seamlessly inform your personal and professional mobility decisions with the environment in mind. Our AI engine with route intelligence maps out paths that can help cities achieve sustainable solutions and provide holistic journey options from the first to the last mile. Choose Citility and let data drive the way forward!

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