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City mayors urge Europe to ‘put people first’

City mayors urge Europe to ‘put people first’

Mayors of major European cities want to create a more citizen-focused Europe and also see more youth participation in decision-making

Study highlights top tech for communicating with citizens

Study highlights top tech for communicating with citizens

Study focused on contact centres in 20 cities across the globe including Hong Kong, San Francisco, Toronto, Barcelona, London, New York and Moscow

Helsinki offers citizens personal training for climate change

Helsinki offers citizens personal training for climate change

The mayors of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen are helping citizens in the city’s metropolitan area to make climate-friendly choices in everyday lives

Shining a light on the use of citizen data

Shining a light on the use of citizen data

Open Knowledge International is leading a research project that aims to develop a vocabulary of different citizen-generated data methodologies

Portsmouth takes next steps on the road to smart

Portsmouth takes next steps on the road to smart

The Virginian city is undertaking a citizen connectivity study to explore how it will use the its planned fibre-optic backbone network

Cities urged to get in the autonomous driving seat

Cities urged to get in the autonomous driving seat

Report from Siemens urges urban areas to use connected and autonomous vehicles to refocus urban environments on citizens rather than cars