Richmond aims to create ‘Intelligent Operation Hub’ for emergency responses

Richmond News

As part of the national Smart Cities Challenge, Richmond is hoping to create an “Intelligent Operation Hub” that would use data and local services to improve emergency responses, ranging from traffic congestion to a major earthquake.

“Our rapidly-growing, island city is home to more than 220,000 residents and nationally important infrastructure and services,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a press release. “New technologies and the integration of data streams offer us huge opportunities to improve our residents’ overall quality of life, while ensuring our community and economy are resilient in the face of any level of emergency.” …

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