June 18, 2014
How to fight urban blight? Speakers at UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium offer advice
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) hosted its third annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium at the DoubleTree Hotel Birmingham on Thurs., June 12, 2014. About 300 people attended. The event, organized by The Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center, focuses on ways to make Birmingham a smarter, more livable city. A hydrogen fuel-cell transit bus on display outside the DoubleTree during the symposium. With no tailpipe emissions, the bus is one of only a few like it in the world and was developed at UAB through a federal grant.
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