More than half of ADB blog readers think infrastructure is the key to making our secondary cities not just smart, but also more livable.
Blog posts on "secondary cities"
If Asian cities are be able to embrace a simpler definition of smart city, then the region’s secondary cities will not be left out of the race.
42% of ADB blog readers claim that improved connections would get people to use public transport more in Asian cities, while a further 40% pointed to efficiency as the most important deciding factor.
Responsible urban and regional planning and policy-making should do more to defend traditional cultures and ancestral domains in secondary cities.