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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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  • Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart Street Lighting

    Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 14 Smart Street Lighting Vendors

    LEDs have been firmly established as the technology of choice for street lighting upgrades. The next phase of smart street lighting development includes rapidly increasing deployments of controls technology and the utilization of street lighting as a broader platform for smart city innovations. As cities look to implement more large...

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  • Urban Mobility Innovations

    Electric and Automated Vehicles, EV Charging, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Mobility as a Service, Smart Parking Systems, Last-Mile Logistics,

    The need to provide clean, decarbonized, and efficient transportation is crucial to solving many of the most serious challenges facing cities—including pervasive air pollution, traffic congestion, and greenhouse gas emissions. EVs, automated vehicles (AVs), intelligent transportation systems, smart parking systems, last-mile logis...

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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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Recent Blog Posts

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  • E-Bike Sales Climbing in Major European Markets, US Lags Behind

    June 26, 2018

    Increasing urbanization and the rising costs of personal vehicle ownership are creating opportunities for alternative mobility options. Electric bicycles (e-bikes) are uniquely positioned to be a primary benefactor of this trend since they are low in cost relative to cars, do not require licensing or the associated hassles of parkin...

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  • Toronto Is Getting Its Master’s Degree in Cities

    May 29, 2018

    Toronto is going back to school. In March, the University of Toronto (U of T) approved its newest discipline, the School of Cities—which is aimed at addressing complex urban challenges such as traffic congestion and affordable housing. The program is one of the first of its kind in the world, and it will serve as a hub for innovat...

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  • How Hyperloops and Other Futuristic Innovations Could Affect Urban Mobility

    May 15, 2018

    With limited space on urban streets, cities will likely need to use new technology innovations to make their transportation systems more 3D. This would include the increased utilization of elevated tracks, higher usage of tunneling (beyond traditional metro systems), and flying vehicles. Hyperloops, underground automated pods, and a...

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  • Leading City Approaches to Urban Mobility Disruption

    May 3, 2018

    Promising mobility solutions are rapidly developing. A variety of solutions—EVs, automated vehicles (AVs), intelligent transportation systems, smart parking systems, last-mile logistics, mass transit innovations, and mobility as a service options (MaaS)—are expected to approach mainstream adoption within the next decade. Togethe...

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Recent Press Releases

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