|The inaugural issue was released. Smart Cities was published as a quarterly journal.
Smart Cities established the following sections:
|The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) became affiliated to Smart Cities.
|Smart Cities was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science and Scopus (Elsevier).
|Smart Cities received its first CiteScore (2021) of 5.5.
|Smart Cities adopted a bimonthly publication schedule.
Smart Cities received its first Impact Factor (2022) of 6.4.
Smart Cities received its CiteScore (2022) of 8.5.
|Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Pierluigi Siano
|Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Frank Witlox for the section on Smart Transportation
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Javier Prieto for the section on Internet of Things
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Antonio Moreno-Munoz for the section on Smart Grids
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ilaria De Munari for the section on Smart Buildings
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Fabio Dovis for the section on Smart Positioning and Timing
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Silvano Vergura for the section on Energy and ICT
|Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Wen-Hao Su for the section on Smart Urban Agriculture