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BEYOND TR AFFIC: THE SMART CIT Y CHALLENGE

Greensboro Connected Table of Contents 1. Define Our Vision for Your Smart City ..................................................................................... 1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 1 Today’s Challenges ..................................................................................................................... 1 Addressing the Challenges .......................................................................................................... 3 Summary of Greensboro’s Smart-City Vision ............................................................................ 8 2. Population and Characteristics of Greensboro ............................................................................ 9 3. Characteristics of Greensboro and How They Align with USDOT's Characteristics for a Smart City.................................................................................................................................................. 9 A Public Transportation System that Connects Underserved Communities .............................. 9 Environment that is Conducive to Demonstrating Proposed Strategies; .................................. 10 Committed Leadership with Continuity and Capacity to Execute Projects .............................. 13 Commitment to Integrating with the Sharing Economy ........................................................... 14 Commitment to Open and Accessible Data (Machine-readable) Platforms ............................. 14 4. Annotated Preliminary Site Map .............................................................................................. 14 5. Integrated Approach Alignment with USDOT Vision Elements ............................................. 15 USDOT Highest Priority Vision Elements – Technology ........................................................ 15 USDOT High Priority Vision Elements – Urban Transportation ............................................. 17 USDOT Priority Vision Elements – Smart City ....................................................................... 20 6. Key Technical, Policy, and Institutional Risks Associated with the Deployment and Plans to Mitigate Risks ............................................................................................................................... 21 7. Key Team Partners and Stakeholders ....................................................................................... 22 8. Existing Transportation Infrastructure in Greensboro .............................................................. 22 9. Existing Greensboro Data Collection Programs ....................................................................... 23 10. Use of Existing Standards, Architectures, and Certification Processes for ITS and Connected Vehicle-based Technologies ......................................................................................................... 26 11. Measuring and Monitoring Vision Goals and Objectives ...................................................... 27 12. Capacity to Execute Project .................................................................................................... 28 13. Leveraging Federal Resources, Cost share, In-kind Donations, and Partnering .................... 29 Annotated Map.............................................................................................................................. 30

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Greensboro Connected 1. Define Our Vision for Your Smart City Introduction The Smart City Challenge provides a unique opportunity to accelerate the City of Greensboro’s vision for the community and its transportation system by leveraging existing communication and transportation assets. The City of Greensboro recognizes its location within one of the “Mega Regions” on the east coast at the