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Bogota announces major street furniture project

Bogota announces major street furniture project

The 15-year deal includes the design, installation, operation and maintenance of more than 6,000 displays that will provide new public services.

Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures

Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures

Populus is inviting cities and public agencies from around the world to take part in an initiative aimed at helping public officials create and communicate new street policies.

HypeLabs launches white-label contact-tracing solution

HypeLabs launches white-label contact-tracing solution

The system is available free-of-charge and uses a mobile mesh network and a unique device ID so no one will see a user’s private information, claims the developer.

Bogotá expands bike lanes to curb coronavirus spread

Bogotá expands bike lanes to curb coronavirus spread

The quick action is an example of cities re-organising public spaces to tackle the pandemic. Bogotá is also planning a ’lockdown drill’ this weekend.

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.

Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

Start-ups meet the urban water challenge

Winners of the 2019 Imagine H20 challenge were announced at World Water Week in Stockholm and will deploy their solutions in cities in three continents.