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Smart Dublin chooses IoT solution to curb ring buoy theft
05 Nov 2020
Proptech company ZiggyTec will work with the city on the first phase of Smart Dublin’s ring buoy monitoring project to reduce theft and help to save lives.
Birmingham launches Clean Air Zone in June 2021
12 Oct 2020
It will cover an area of the city inside the inner ring road with owners of the most polluting vehicles required to pay a daily charge to drive into or through the zone.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
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.
City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain
14 Sep 2020
The research, carried out by Honda, was based on a range of factors including household recycling, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses.
West Midlands announces e-scooter trial
04 Sep 2020
Voi has been awarded an exclusive tender and will work with Transport for West Midlands to bring e-scooters to major towns and cities in the region including Birmingham and Coventry.
Smart ant algorithm could help to halve fleet emissions in cities
29 Jul 2020
Researchers at Aston University in the UK have developed a technology which imitates how the insects share knowledge and which can be used to optimise routes around busy cities.
UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19
02 Jul 2020
Research from the national cycling campaign #BikeIsBest, in partnership with Strava Metro, reveals significant year-on-year increases in cycling across several major UK cities.
Work on 300km CAV test environment underway in the UK
22 May 2020
Located in the West Midlands and spanning the cities of Coventry and Birmingham, it will allow connected and autonomous vehicles to be trialled on urban, rural, suburban and highway roads.
Birmingham latest city to propose private car restrictions
16 Jan 2020
Goals behind the transport plan include connecting citizens with new job and training opportunities, prioritising people over cars and revitalising the city centre and local areas.
Park power: Heat pumps under green spaces could warm 5 million UK homes
06 Dec 2019
A new report explores the benefits of installing heat pumps under green spaces.
Where does micro-mobility have most potential?
09 Sep 2019
The high proportion of short-distance trips – independent of a city’s density or public transit network – highlights the universal potential for shared scooters and bikes in a new report.
UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality
16 Jul 2019
Bradford and Birmingham are working with BT and scientists to use sensors integrated within InLink digital hubs to monitor air pollution in real-time.
City mayors urge Europe to ‘put people first’
19 Dec 2018
Mayors of major European cities want to create a more citizen-focused Europe and also see more youth participation in decision-making
Miami tops smart lighting league
31 Aug 2018
IoT Analytics undertook research on 111 cities to find out which ones are embracing digital transformation in the management of streetlights
UK cities benchmark 4G usage
31 Jul 2018
Analysis compares the aggregate percentage of total connected time that was spent on 4G in metropolitan areas
The UK's best and worst connected cities
31 May 2018
Unsurprisingly London tops a new ranking by GoCompare but other cities such as Exeter, Norwich and Hereford are lagging a long way behind in 4G coverage
Where are the UK's cashless capitals?
18 Apr 2018
New data reveals the UK cities leading in contactless payments with the top 10 expected to go cashless first
And the smart winners are...
09 Mar 2018
The US Smart Cities Council has announced the 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant winners
Readiness grants finalists unveiled
30 Jan 2018
Albuquerque, Aurora and Fairfax County are among the cities named in the finals of the Smart City Council’s 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants
Inaugural knowledge resource for city managers launched
10 Nov 2017
Future Cities Catapult has published the first of its quarterly report on trends and developments in UK cities related to the urban services market
London and Edinburgh top smart city ‘leaderboard’
18 Oct 2017
UK’s top 10 smart cities are named in new research by Juniper with Scotland performing strongly
Innovation week first for UK's second city
30 Nov 2016
Week-long programme of events in Birmingham will help connect local businesses, drive innovation, and promote opportunities in the smart cities market
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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