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Motional and Lyft to roll out robotaxi services in major US cities in 2023
16 Dec 2020
Motional’s next-generation, fully driverless vehicles, based on the Hyundai platform, will be integrated, operationalised and deployed on the Lyft ride-share network.
First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop
09 Nov 2020
The test on the new form of transportation took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500-metre DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 unoccupied tests.
Las Vegas self-driving mobility service resumes operation
23 Oct 2020
Service of the publicly available autonomous fleet run by Motional and Lyft was paused earlier this year due to Covid-19 but has resumed with enhanced protective measures.
Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations
14 May 2020
The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.
City of Las Vegas invests $1.5m in intelligent transportation technology
20 Apr 2020
SenSen Networks’ AI-based technology will initially be used to automate the enforcement of hundreds of bylaws associated with regulating traffic and parking on city streets.
Toyota and NTT join forces on smart city ‘platform of platforms’
25 Mar 2020
The Japanese giants say partnering up makes sense amid shifts in their respective industries.
UrbanLeague network launched to help city officials collaborate on coronavirus
23 Mar 2020
The network from UrbanLeap is a place for city officials to share best practices and insights. It also tracks upcoming webinars and hosts resources.
NTT launches vehicle monitoring trial in Cyberjaya
29 Jan 2020
The PoC will focus on congestion and road safety. NTT will adapt vehicle monitoring technology which it has deployed in the City of Las Vegas since February 2019.
VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot
24 Jan 2020
Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.
VIDEO: Smart city takeaways from CES 2020
10 Jan 2020
In partnership with SmartCitiesWorld, Diana Blass from Kurrant Insights rounds up the top smart city takeaways from this week’s CES event in Las Vegas.
The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada
11 Dec 2019
The town’s council wants to realise the best of both worlds: urban benefits within a rural community.
Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award
09 Dec 2019
The Asian Townscape Award was given for the ‘Feathers of the Sea’ business complex, which is part of the overall Forest City being developed in Johor.
$7.5 billion Bleutech Park high-tech ‘mini-city’ secures Las Vegas land
11 Nov 2019
The project is set to showcase renewable energy, autonomous vehicles, AI, augmented reality, robotics, ’super-trees’ and self-healing concrete structures.
Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city
08 Aug 2019
The autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, EHang, will establish a low-altitude aviation transportation network that will shuttle passengers and goods.
Helsinki top for work-life balance
07 Aug 2019
A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.
Las Vegas to get ‘first-of-its-kind’ high-tech $7.5 billion mini smart city
02 Aug 2019
From AI and autonomous cars to ’supertrees’ and self-healing structures – you name it, Bleutech Park is set to have it
LA shines brightest in US solar ranking for the second year
10 Apr 2019
Environment America Research & Policy Centre’s annual report also reveals that solar power has doubled in most major cities over the past six years.
Cisco and Iteris partner on connected roadways
15 Jan 2019
Starting with Las Vegas, data feeds from the Iteris’ video platform will be combined with Cisco Kinetic software to analyse multi-modal data from vehicles, bikes and pedestrians
Las Vegas launches smart lighting pilot
09 Jan 2019
Working with AT&T and Ubicquia, the city will run the trial in its innovation district to improve public safety and increase energy efficiency
SoMo taps social connections as the future of mobility
07 Jan 2019
At CES in Las Vegas today, HERE Mobility, the mobility unit of HERE Technologies, launched its all-in-one mobility app, SoMo.
Kia envisions the post-autonomous era at CES 2019
04 Jan 2019
The automaker will preview a range of technologies at the Las Vegas electronics trade show that are being developed, including a smart city concept car
Las Vegas expands smart city partnership with NTT
10 Dec 2018
Proof-of-concept provides information to city personnel to help increase situation awareness and provide a foundation to traffic management and mobility
AI pilot programme cuts Las Vegas crashes by 17%
20 Nov 2018
AI mobility solutions provider, Waycare, reports that it has reduced the number of primary crashes by 17 per cent along a key corridor of Interstate 15
Nevada jurisdictions sign up to smart vision
29 Oct 2018
The Southern Nevada Smart Community Vision helps to provide a blueprint for continued coordination and cooperation between public and private sector organisations
02 Apr 2020
Pain points, politics and the future of transport
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.
Smart city trend tracker: The top stories on SmartCitiesWorld in 2019
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