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Auckland named most liveable city in the world
10 Jun 2021
The New Zealand city ranks top in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability index which explores the impact of the pandemic and assesses cities in five areas.
Adelaide launches electric waste collection truck trial
04 May 2021
The trial will enable the Australian city to investigate how feasible the electric vehicle is under actual operating conditions while maintaining a consistent and reliable service.
City of Adelaide achieves carbon neutral target
09 Feb 2021
As well as delivering on its target for its business operations to be carbon neutral by 2020, set in 2008, the city council has increased efficiency and reduced costs.
Adelaide’s Ten Gigabit network connects its 1,000th building
21 Oct 2020
The network is one of the Australian city’s key strategic projects and has involved the installation of 82km of cable, 26,000 spliced fibres, 431 new joints and eight high-density 10G core sites.
Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings
21 Aug 2020
The implementation of smart technology aligns with one of the council’s strategic outcomes to ensure the city is safe and well-connected for all people and all transport modes.
Adelaide invites citizens to reimagine the city after the pandemic
01 Jun 2020
The council has launched an online idea-sharing platform and is inviting everyone to contribute to helping the city recover quickly from the social and economic impacts of Covid-19.
Adelaide to hold first ever online candidate forum
28 Apr 2020
With social distancing restrictions preventing public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will provide a way for citizens to ’meet’ candidates and find out more about their vision for the city.
ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities
20 Feb 2020
Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.
Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots
04 Nov 2019
The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
Austin airport moves into public testing of driverless shuttle
05 Aug 2019
The Texas airport will use the Easy Mile EZ10 driverless shuttle to move passengers around from one terminal to the ground transportation area and will investigate other route options.
Autonomous cars take on Adelaide's urban canyons
30 Oct 2018
Cohda Wireless has successfully demonstrated its connected autonomous vehicle technology on the streets of the Australian city
Vienna ranked the most ‘liveable’ city
14 Aug 2018
The Austrian capital has knocked Melbourne off the top spot of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2018
Adelaide trials smart city tech
08 Feb 2018
Pilot aims to help reduce traffic congestion and create the foundations for the deployment of autonomous vehicles
Fast ferry just got faster with mobile ticketing
11 Dec 2017
Passengers use smartphone as their ticket for the Manly Fast Ferry in Sydney, which connects the suburb and the city’s central business district
Ten gigabit network for Adelaide
07 Dec 2017
The Australian city is partnering with telecommunications company TPG to roll out a fibre optic network, offering 10Gbps data transfer capability
South Australia trials smart ticketing
13 Nov 2017
Adelaide Metro working with Masabi to become Australia’s first transit system to trial mobile ticketing
ICF names 2018 Smart21 Communities
30 Oct 2017
List of semi-finalists includes cities, and counties from Canada, Taiwan, Australia, the US, Finland and France
Consortium to help drive Adelaide’s smart city status
28 Jul 2017
‘Smart parks’ will be one key focus of the consortium under a new agreement with the City of Prospect
Adelaide kick-starts Australia’s smart lighting ambitions
06 Jun 2016
The city has installed a strip of 64 LED street lights, which have been designed to dim when not required, as well as harvest light from other ambient light sources within the area
The battle to be the Amazon (or Netflix) of transport
Ten Gigabit Adelaide, by Richard Threlfall, Partner & Global Head of Infrastructure KPMG International
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Adelaide
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