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DOT and Boston Representative Visit to Phnom Penh Identifies Key Priorities for Pilot City Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) team, accompanied by a representative from the City of Boston, traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to hold in person engagements and conduct site visits along key corridors to improve our pilot project focused on walkability, and the overall Boston-Phnom Penh city pairing. US DOT was able to arrange several…

USASCP Semi Annual Newsletter

The U.S. ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership kept busy during the 2023! Read our newsletter to learn about our activities and achievements this year. Thank you to all of our partners and implementers for supporting our programs! december newsletter

Media Note: Symposium on Accelerating Science, Technology and Circular Innovation in Southeast Asia

Office of the Spokesperson The U.S. Department of State hosted the Symposium on Accelerating Science, Technology, and Circular Innovation in Southeast Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 5-7. The U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership (USASCP), Arizona State University, and Rochester Institute of Technology jointly developed this event, which focused on three primary themes: smart sustainable cities; cooperation in…

DOT Smart Mobility Workshop

On July 10-12, the USASCP-DOT partnership hosted participants from their U.S.-ASEAN city pairings in Los Angeles, CA, to learn from their peers about challenges, opportunities, and best practices for the development of transit systems in smart cities.  Nina Hachigan, former Deputy Mayor of International Affairs of LA, and former Ambassador to ASEAN, opened the workshop by reflecting on the…

Can Tho to Become First Smart City in Mekong Delta by 2025

Can Tho, the most populated city in the Mekong Delta region, has achieved outstanding results in developing a project to build a smart city after nearly two years of implementation. Read Full Article From VietnamPlus

USTDA RFP Davao City Public Safety & Security Command Center

The City of Davao invites submission of qualifications and proposal data from interested U.S. firms that are qualified on the basis of experience and capability to develop a technical assistance to support the modernization of Davao City Public Safety and Security Command Center and the development of an Intelligent Transportation Management System in the Philippines.…

Thailand Leading the Way for Smart Cities in ASEAN

During the 2019 ASEAN Summit, Thailand introduced the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative to transform three Thai provinces into smart cities, which has turned out to be a success. With the aim to create a centre for trade, investment, regional transportation, and a strategic gateway to Asia, Thailand is confident that it would promote a seamless ASEAN.…

What Lies Ahead of Indonesia’s 100 Smart Cities Movement?

The rapid transition of Indonesia from a rural to an urban economy has served as one of the benchmarks for the tremendous growth potential of the country, while at the same time emphasizing the many challenges it needs to face. Read Full Article From The Jakarta Post

ASEAN’s Smart Cities Need Smart Parking

Boston Consulting Group's 2017 report titled, "Unlocking Cities," revealed that Vietnamese spend the most time looking for parking spaces. It took city dwellers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh an average of 45 minutes and 31 minutes, respectively, to find a parking space for their cars. The study also found that Filipinos and Thais spend…

ASEAN and Korean Youth Cooperate on Smart Cities

More efficient waste and traffic management systems are among the best practices that ASEAN can adopt from Korea. The two areas were among the fields in which policy recommendations were proposed at the recently concluded 2019 ASEAN-Korea Youth Network Workshop which gathered 80 university students from 13 countries for 10 days of lectures, site visits, cultural exchange…

Enhancing the Readiness of ASEAN Smart Cities

ERIA, in collaboration with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Srinidhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), and Chiang Mai Municipality, organized a two-day workshop on ‘Realising Smart Cities’ on 23 and 24 July in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The workshop examined how cities can develop smart city programmes including the costs versus benefits. Read Full ERIA Article

USASCP Hosts U.S. Study Tour for ASCN

Thirty officials from each of cities in the ASEAN Smart City Network (ASCN) visited the United States to participate in a series of smart city related events. Participants learned about global best practices, met with U.S. government and private sector experts, and visited U.S. cities that have successfully implemented smart city solutions. Data gathered during…
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