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Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs has put forward a detailed 1,500-page plan, but Waterfront Toronto has raised concerns in a number of areas.

NYC launches air quality challenge

NYC launches air quality challenge

The open innovation call hopes to attract new ideas to help reduce the negative impacts of urban air pollution and urban heat island effect.

Start-ups innovate to re-imagine city life

Start-ups innovate to re-imagine city life

Solutions that provide situational awareness for first responders and transform public spaces into social experiences are among the latest cohort of start-ups in the Urban-X accelerator.

Brazil unveils its newest smart city that puts people first

Brazil unveils its newest smart city that puts people first

Smart City Natal is a 170-hectare development from smart affordable housing company, Planet Smart City, and integrates architectural, digital, environmental and social innovation.

London signs up to international smart city coalition

London signs up to international smart city coalition

The Greater London Authority has joined Open & Agile Smart Cities, the international network that supports cities and communities in their digital transformation.

New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction

A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.