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Maintenance contract to help London borough achieve carbon-neutrality in one year
31 Mar 2021
Idverde claims it will help the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea achieve the target through its commitment to sustainability and investment in electrification and zero-emission assets.
Moscow to introduce mobility-on-demand service
17 Feb 2021
A pilot project utilising a microbus will start operating on the outskirts of the city that seeks to increase accessibility to transport in remote residential areas.
Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation
17 Feb 2020
MWC was cancelled for the first time in its 33-year history last week when organiser GSMA said it had become “impossible” for the show to go ahead in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
Pupils invited to help make Edinburgh a smart city
04 Feb 2020
The pilot programme will encourage pupils to use data science and technologies like the IoT to tackle local issues and help to transform the city.
Milton Keynes launches ride-sharing trial
03 Feb 2020
Trial will help the council understand whether shared ride services could complement Milton Keynes’ bus network as part of its review later this year.
Cardiff secures £21m for air quality improvements
30 Jan 2020
The award follows a request for the local authority to identify measures to address air quality urgently.
London extends school air quality audit programme
22 Jan 2020
The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.
Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out
17 Jan 2020
More than 150 electric buses will be introduced in the region covering Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille, where 180 million trips are made by bus each year.
Georgia lab takes autonomous vehicle infrastructure testing to the streets
13 Jan 2020
The initiative aims to solve challenges to help connected and autonomous vehicles talk to traffic signals.
Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data
20 Dec 2019
San Diego’s smart streetlight programme has generated some concerns and criticism but the city insists that privacy is paramount.
Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality
16 Dec 2019
Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.
Huawei seals smart city deal with Barcelona
21 Nov 2019
They will collaborate on projects relating to 5G, smart city applications and digital transformation.
Dortmund to co-manage new smart city data hub with energy utility
12 Nov 2019
DOdata will use data to create smart city solutions for Dortmund.
Dortmund bids to use ‘hidden’ parking spaces to cut congestion and increase electric mobility
04 Mar 2019
Dortmund wants to tap unused private parking spaces to cut congestion and pollution and boost electric mobility.
Singapore takes 2018 Expo World Congress smart city award
15 Nov 2018
Singapore has been chosen as the Smart City of 2018 at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona.
14 Jan 2021
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
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