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Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) is a leading interdisciplinary education and research institution serving industry, government, and the public with substantive and enduring contributions to the movement of materials, people, energy, and information. 

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What is a Smart City?

The following articles summarize recent literature on smart cities, and are a good starting point for understanding and researching the topic.

Smart City Vision

From Mahmassani, Hani S. "Connected Systems, Smart Cities, and Urban Mobility: Realizing the Potential of User-Centered Intelligence." Presentation at First National Conress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems for Highways. Istanbul, April 22, 2014.

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Northwestern University
Transportation Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
847-467-5325
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The Transportation Library staff is here to serve the information needs of the Northwestern University community with individual research appointments and user education for classes. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Transportation Library

The Transportation Library supports the students and faculty of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety. Containing more than 500,000 items, we are one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all modes of transportation including air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport, and logistics.

 

Reference staff are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(847) 491-5273