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Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

The shared scheme will be run by two companies, Beam Mobility and Neuron Mobility, with a maximum of 1,500 e-scooters made available in the Australian capital city.

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

Oxbotica completes right-hand side AV road trials in Germany

The official trials started last month on public roads near Friedrichshafen, southern Germany, with a fleet of self-driving vehicles navigating a complex urban environment.

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

Newcastle launches autonomous shuttle trial

The driverless mobility service, operated by Keolis Downer, is being funded in the Australian city through a $5m grant from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme.