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Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics is installing Soofa Signs’ digital outdoor media platform across the city, enabling communities to post feedback.

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Emergency preparedness hubs are designed to operate entirely off grid during a disaster and provide crucial services, including power and communication.

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Populus allows cities to securely access vehicle and trip data from shared mobility operators to help shape transportation policies

MIT survey poses ethical questions over driverless cars

MIT survey poses ethical questions over driverless cars

A global survey by MIT explores how autonomous cars should be programmed, revealing ethics preferences and regional differences

Dreaming of the future cities

Dreaming of the future cities

A new documentary series has asked visionaries from around the world to fast forward to 2050 and present their view of what cities will look like

Optimus Ride to provide autonomous cars to modern city development

Optimus Ride to provide autonomous cars to modern city development

Fully autonomous vehicle developer aims to provide equitable mobility for residents of 1,550-acre urban development located 12 miles south of Boston
SCEWC 2019: Are smart city dreams becoming reality?

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SCEWC 2019: Are smart city dreams becoming reality?

As this year’s event drew to a close, SmartCitiesWorld sat down with Ugo Valenti, Director of Smart City Expo World Congress, to get his view on what’s happening in smart cities.