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Accenture expands its innovation footprint in Chicago

Accenture expands its innovation footprint in Chicago

The global consulting firm is launching a new Industry X.0 Studio to help accelerate the development of smart connected products and services “from months to weeks”.

Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million

Mayor Lightfoot says the move will save money and drive efficiencies. Chicago’s former CDO called it a “terrible decision".

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.

Lawsuit for City of Chicago over pedestrian signal accessibility

Lawsuit for City of Chicago over pedestrian signal accessibility

The City has stated its aim to be the most inclusive and accessible city in the US but the lawsuit notes that only 11 of Chicago’s 2,762 signalised intersections are accessible to pedestrians who are blind or have low vision.

Chicago announces West Side traffic safety plan

Chicago announces West Side traffic safety plan

The West Side plan was crafted with input from residents of communities that have long suffered from disproportionate numbers of traffic crashes and injuries.

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.