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Smart Moves

During a “walk audit” with Age-Friendly Columbus, residents demonstrate the challenges they face getting around the city. That information helps build more accessible communities.

By focusing on people, a partnership involving Columbus and all 15 Ohio State colleges is defining what it means to be a smart city and campus in the 21st century and beyond. Designed to serve as a model for the nation, the project illustrates how we can mine data and drive technology to improve lives.

“A lot of talk around smart cities is around the data and technology, but it’s the people who matter. This is an opportunity for us to make a difference and do something pretty special.” Danny Freudiger, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Read the full article here in the Fall 2019 issue of the Ohio State Alumni Magazine