Editor's Blog

Sarah, our editor, loves to give her take on how smart cities are evolving. Her weekly blog gives a small insight into her thinking on each weeks news that comes across her desk.

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Featured Stories

Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Advertising in smart cities throws up a lot of questions. Now’s a good time to talk about them.

City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up

New initiatives around city data-sharing look way beyond open data.

Public-private...pizza?

Public-private...pizza?

The new Paving for Pizza pothole-fixing campaign from Domino’s certainly wasn’t one we were expecting. Are such deals a refreshing approach to ongoing infrastructure issues or a cause for concern?

Smart places must go beyond cities

Smart places must go beyond cities

Many towns and smaller cities are down on their luck. Will technology help them get back up or see them falling further behind? Sarah Wray takes a look

The trouble with Uber

The trouble with Uber

When Transport for London (TFL) announced that it would not be renewing Uber’s licence earlier this week, there was jubilation from the Black cabs and outrage from users

Low emissions delivery

Low emissions delivery

White van man is going green and here’s how

Putting citizens centre stage

Putting citizens centre stage

The stalagmite effect has hit home here in Barcelona at the Smart City Expo, framing the current state of the smart cities movement.