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Ryan Citron, Senior Research Analyst

Ryan Citron

Ryan Citron is a senior research analyst in Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies and Building Innovations programs, contributing to the Mobility and Smart Cities research services. Citron has completed projects for an array of global manufacturers, suppliers, and leading technology companies. He provides market analysis, competitive assessments, product evaluations, and market sizing and forecasting services.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Citron was a solar researcher at NREL, contributing to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Soft Costs Program. He holds a BA in law and human rights from Carleton University, a MASc in environmental policy and management from the University of Denver, and a MLS in environmental and natural resources law and policy from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.

Recent Reports

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  • Smart City Tracker 1Q18

    Global Smart City Projects by World Region, Market Segment,

    The global smart city market has evolved over the past year and is moving into a period of increasing maturity. The number of smart city strategies and projects being developed has grown substantially, and cities continue to achieve higher levels of integration among technology-driven city services and solutions. Multi-sector deploy...

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  • Smart City Communication Networks Market Overview

    Wired, Wireless, Public, and Private Networks for Smart City Applications:

    As the global smart city market moves into a period of increasing maturity, a growing focus on the underlying communication networks will enable this next stage of development. The communication networks that connect the sensors, controllers, cameras, and other hardware infrastructure capturing valuable data from the city environmen...

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  • UK Smart Cities Index 2017

    Assessment of Strategy and Execution for the UK’s Leading Smart Cities

    Since the last UK Smart Cities Index report was published in 2016, a series of global and local political changes have been reshaping the political and economic landscape in ways yet to be clear. This has only increased the focus on the role cities play in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing the UK. In parallel, the mom...

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  • Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart City Suppliers

    Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 16 Smart City Suppliers

    The drivers behind the smart city market include some of the most challenging global developments, including the continued growth in urbanization, the need to reduce city emissions and better manage resource consumption, and growing economic and environmental pressure on cities. These developments are entangled with rapid technology...

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Recent Blog Posts

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  • Dockless Systems Creating Better Business Case for E-Bike Sharing

    February 20, 2018

    Just as electric bicycle (e-bike) sales in the US have not been as robust as in Europe, e-bikesharing programs have been similarly slow to develop. However, a number of dockless e-bikeshare programs have recently been deployed in the US—removing major costs and user friction points traditionally associated with dock-based bikeshar...

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  • Smart City Technology Helping Low Income Residents, Too

    January 23, 2018

    Particularly in the developing world, there are valid concerns that smart cities could exacerbate the digital divide and primarily benefit wealthier residents. However, a number of emerging companies and initiatives demonstrate that smart city technology can also be utilized for digital inclusion, citizen empowerment, and to increas...

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  • Telcos Aggressively Expanding Smart City Services

    December 7, 2017

    Among the essential building blocks for the smart cities market are communication networks that connect the sensors, controllers, cameras, and other hardware infrastructure capturing valuable data from the city environment. The need for urban connectivity is creating new opportunities for the telcos responsible for providing public ...

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  • Cities Looking to Automated Vehicles to Solve Congestion and Emissions Challenges

    November 21, 2017

    Around the world, major cities have been setting targets to combat the negative effects of local transport on public health, local pollution, noise levels, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Cities are looking increasingly at the potential of automated vehicles (AVs) to help solve these problems through improved traffic flow, the n...

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Recent Press Releases

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