Kiosks along Kansas City’s streetcar line, like this one installed in March, are part of a fledgling effort to create a “smart city” that collects data to improve public services.
Kiosks along Kansas City’s streetcar line, like this one installed in March, are part of a fledgling effort to create a “smart city” that collects data to improve public services. Tammy Ljungblad File photo
Kiosks along Kansas City’s streetcar line, like this one installed in March, are part of a fledgling effort to create a “smart city” that collects data to improve public services. Tammy Ljungblad File photo

Big data meets big government: big promise, big challenges

September 01, 2016 01:00 PM