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San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers

San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers

It is proposing a partnership with San Diego Futures Foundation which would provide thousands of computers to families in need and reduce the future costs of recycling the technology.

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

The hubs, set up by Singapore’s new SG Digital Office, will support the smart nation’s next phase of digitalisation and help it to reach out and connect with every community.

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Areas are identified based on their ability to supply energy needs with district heating systems and at least one additional renewable energy or waste heat heating system must be feasible.

Populus helps global cities manage flexible street policies for reopening

Populus helps global cities manage flexible street policies for reopening

Platform allows cities to identify temporary or permanent street policies, communicate them to the general public, and digitally provide up-to-date information to key mobility stakeholders.

Sustainable energy champions awarded

Sustainable energy champions awarded

Community-owned solar microgrids in Yemen, electric cargo bikes and an action plan to tackle extreme temperatures in India are among the winners of the 2020 Ashden Awards.

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.