In the hegemony of globalization and complexity in building the city need a smart solution. Not just a technical approach to infrastructure such as: building overpasses, toll, and displacing the population solely. But more indepth and strategic include building a mindset and socio-cultural patterns which accordance with the citizen conditions. That precedent leads to a discourse called "smart city". This matter which prompted the research with big theme smart city. Using a qualitative approach with descriptive method, this study aims to answer the research question "how initiative of smart city development in South Tangerang City (as an approach toward sustainable city)?". The theory of smart city development initiatives Chourabi et. al., (2012) is the foundation in this study. This research concludes that despite South Tangerang City has various potentials and resources to become a sustainable city through the development of smart city such as: a linear vision and represents smart city, its status as New Autonomous Region (DOB) and buffer zones of capital city, but it has not been able to give maximum contribution, thus the development of smart city in South Tangerang City can be considered not too good. This is caused by several factors such as: lack of human resources and low competence in the field of IT; inadequacy of software, hardware, and network technology contemporary; legal uncertainty; low community participation; inadequate economy; inadequate digital infrastructure; lack of Green Open Space (RTH); and weakness of guidance and supervision on the implementation of environmental permits and environmental management.
|Title of host publication||Initiative of Smart City Development in South Tangerang City: An Approach Toward Sustainable City|
|Publisher||FIA UI Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|