Building a smarter government
An opportunity for change
In the United States alone,2.9 billion gallons of gas islost every year as a result ofcongested roadways.
Technology is bringing the world closertogether. It is now possible to communi-cate and collaborate with practicallyanyone in a matter o seconds. Thisimmediacy has transormed not only howwe interact with one another, but also theway our entire world works.Society is no longer based on proximity,language and culture. The whole concepto nationality, or both individuals andbusinesses, is beginning to evolve towarda global perspective. And government—central, regional andlocal—is no exception. All cities andnations are becoming interconnectedeconomically and politically. Emergingeconomies modernize more quickly thanever. Supply chains demand global trans-portation networks. Distribution andcommunication networks are now criticalto the world’s stability. Flexible, spontane-ous, worldwide collaboration is replacingfxed management structures.