Will presidents infrastructure plan create a smart city revolution?

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By Jon Salisbury

As the President continues to pursue his domestic legislative agenda, U.S. smart cities will continue their march toward the future.

America’s crumbling roads and bridges are in dire need of a rejuvenating infrastructure plan to bolster them for the coming century. As President Trump attempts to secure funding for his bold building initiative, he may inundate his plan with support by fostering a smart city revolution.

Any serious infrastructure plan pursued by the president is likely to generate jobs and shake up existing construction norms in major cities throughout the nation. Yet should President Trump pursue a modern initiative emphasizing innovation and technology, we could come to see a proliferation of tech-based public works comfortably at home in the 21st century.

As a former real estate developer, the 45th commander in chief could take a personal approach to rebuilding America’s infrastructure. So how might his plan incorporate recent technological gains?

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