More livable cities. We all want them. San Francisco, New York, and Boston made the 2017 Smart Cities Index, a culmination of the top 100 cities worldwide based on research at the forefront of smart evolution. The study looked at smart digitalization, urban growth, mobility, sustainability, and governance. You can read results here.
19 factors were considered from car sharing services to clean energy technologies. Insight into smart infrastructure around the world is an interesting read. Tidbits of information include Romania has faster internet than most of North America, and just after Luxembourg, South Korea has the highest smartphone usage in the world. So if you want quiet, well... another study.