Astana to enter top 50 smartest cities of the world by 2017 - Astana akim

Date: 07:31, 21-05-2014.

Astana. May 21. KazTAG - Astana plans to enter top 50 of the world smartest cities by 2017, said Imangali Tasmagambetov, Astana akim.

"Astana pretends for accession into the rating of top 50 smartest cities in the world. In 2 weeks we will launch a pilot project "Safe city," he said at the V international forum Astana Invest 2014.

"These systems are already working in the pilot regime today. These systems regulate transport flows in the city. Within the frameworks of the Smart Astana project we started implementation of city projects for modernization of transport infrastructure in the city, increase of security level for its population," he said.

The city administration is to commence the project implementation Smart Astana which includes two directions- Safe City and Transport System.

A special lane will be allocated for big buses moving in the center of motorways. A city control center will be constructed in the city.

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