Building Better Communities with Transit
About This Show
Welcome to Building Better Communities with Transit, a podcast series about transit-oriented development and how it works to improve communities across America. This series is a partnership between Smart Growth America and the Federal Transit Administration.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 2: Decarbonize the City, a Few Blocks at Tme
For the second episode of Building Better Communities with Transit, Jeff talks with George Karayannis, Vice President of CityNow, a smart city arm of Panasonic Corporation. George talks about smart cities and how to think beyond shiny technology and what it means for cities thinking about the future. Jeff and George also discuss what's CityNow is setting up at Pena Station Next, a new smart city concept on Denver RTD's A Line commuter rail that incorporates ideas such as district energy, smarter streetlights, and intelligent power management in buildings. He talks about how and why the station location was chosen for this innovative project.