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New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.

Boston searches for its safest drivers

Boston searches for its safest drivers

As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Hickey & Associates assessed thousands of datapoints across more than 300 markets to pinpoint the next hotbeds of innovation and transformation around the globe.

Rockefeller Foundation winds down funding for 100 Resilient Cities

Rockefeller Foundation winds down funding for 100 Resilient Cities

The Rockefeller Foundation is to end funding for the 100 Resilient Cities programme, the largest privately funded climate adaptation initiative in the US.

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

Based on insights from 50 city leaders in the US, a new handbook aims to offer guidance on how technology and innovation can be deployed to benefit entire communities.

Mastercard continues contactless expansion to speed daily commutes

Mastercard continues contactless expansion to speed daily commutes

Company expects new transit solutions to be live in more than 20 cities in the US within the next few years with its M-Chip technology at the heart of the transformation.