news release2021-08-19T12:05:23-07:00


Cantwell, DelBene, Luján Introduce Smart Cities Bill

Today, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced legislation to promote the advancement of smart cities. “We can’t afford to replace aging infrastructure with anything but smart infrastructure, and our bill does [...]

October 2, 2017|

The Case for “Bottom-Up” Smart City Development

Articles examining how smart cities will shape the future seem to be dominating the news these days. Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal dedicated an entire series to The Rise of the Smart City, which highlighted how city leaders are finding new ways to leverage technology and data to [...]

September 26, 2017|

Streetlight Sensors Measure Spokane Air Quality

For the last several days, you’ve seen with your own eyes the wildfire smoke that is hovering over our region. But other sets of ‘eyes’ have also been ‘seeing’ that smoke and taking samples of it. Among those ‘eyes’ are three sensors that sit on the tops of streetlight poles [...]

August 10, 2017|

CCIF Connecting Communities Report

In a report released by the Critical Consumer Issues Forum (CCIF), titled “Connecting Communities: Smart Cities, Enabling Technologies and the Grid,” Urbanova was one of six featured smart community initiatives. The spotlighted the goals of Urbanova’s work in Spokane, including our recent streetlight project. To read the full report, click [...]

July 26, 2017|

Urbanova Announces Additions to Its Board of Directors

Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, announced additions to its board of directors to guide Urbanova’s vision to design cities for the future. The board of directors will guide the advancement of Urbanova’s collaborations with businesses, researchers and innovators to harness data to gain insights, [...]

July 26, 2017|

WSU CleanTech Expertise Helps New & Established Industry

The fourth year of the CleanTech Showcase was one for the books. Washington State University has been a proud sponsor of the Showcase since day one, and kudos go to the Clean Tech Alliance for this year’s record attendance, number of presenting companies and exhibitors, and high-quality keynote speakers. As [...]

July 24, 2017|