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World's smart cities

London: This leading global city, which is considered the world's most visited city, has a renowned smart transport system. This system enables people to pay for travel on tubes, trains and buses via a smart card.
A wall of iPads in the office of city mayor gives constant updates about city's performance, trending topics on Twitter, the pollution level, river level, etc.

World's most futuristic cities

A number of international capitals are leaders in using 'smart' technologies--citywide high-speed Internet access, for example--to improve the lives of their citizens. A recent BBC report lists the 10 innovative cities that have leapt most boldly into the future.