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Seattle accelerates plans to combat climate crisis

Seattle accelerates plans to combat climate crisis

The mayor of Seattle is proposing to convert thousands of oil-heated homes to cleaner, lower carbon electric heat to help battle carbon pollution.

PayByPhone helps Seattle manage its parking and the kerb

PayByPhone helps Seattle manage its parking and the kerb

The company’s Maps feature allows drivers to see available parking spaces and helps cities to better manage and monetise their kerbsides.

Seattle's new buildings primed to be EV-ready

Seattle's new buildings primed to be EV-ready

A new law will require parking spaces provided with all new buildings to include the wiring and electrical outlets necessary for electric vehicle charging.

Atlanta creates CIO Advisory Board to help guide innovation

Atlanta creates CIO Advisory Board to help guide innovation

Atlanta’s new advisory board includes representatives from Delta Airlines, fast food chain Chick-fil-A and credit scoring firm Equifax.

Mayor seeks to make Seattle “EV-ready”

Mayor seeks to make Seattle “EV-ready”

Equipping all new buildings in the city with electric vehicle charging stations is one of the mayor’s 12 climate action priority goals

Populus and Lime team up to share vehicle data with Seattle

Populus and Lime team up to share vehicle data with Seattle

Agreement will provide Seattle Department of Transportation with data to support its car-sharing programme, LimePod, and enable efficient utilisation of city kerbs
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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