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People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

Failure to recognise this means an “overly congested state of mobility will deteriorate”, with major consequences for livability and viability of cities, warns a report.

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

The sustainable energy charity welcomed the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero report but its head of cities argues more citizen engagement is required.

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

The framework by US Ignite and ATIS aims to create a blueprint for the secure and interoperable exchange of data beyond city operational boundaries.

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