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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.
Smart city accelerator launched in MediaCityUK testbed
09 Oct 2020
The programme is aimed at UK based start-ups and scale-ups which have market-ready technology solutions that aspire to help people live, work, play and learn in new innovative ways.
Greater Manchester gears up for clean energy innovation
25 Sep 2020
New Energy Agency to establish the region as leading clean growth test-bed
Manchester's civic heat network project passes significant milestone
17 Aug 2020
The final sections of the UK city’s 40 metre high Tower of Light have been installed, which will act as a chimney for a low carbon energy centre.
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.
Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles
03 Jun 2020
The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.
Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan
03 Mar 2020
The plan will sit alongside a citywide Climate Change Framework which sets out how the city as a whole can reach the agreed target of becoming zero carbon by 2038.
105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’
18 Feb 2020
Analysis suggested that, on average, cities on the A List are taking over three times as many climate actions as non-A List cities.
Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030
18 Feb 2020
According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people travel, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.
Manchester to implement counter-terrorism measures at venues ahead of national legislation
15 Jan 2020
Martyn’s Law, if adopted by the UK government, would compel local authorities and venues to have a clear plan for terrorism threats. Manchester will roll out a voluntary scheme early.
‘Drivers are guests’: How Oslo cut traffic deaths to almost zero in 2019
09 Jan 2020
Oslo’s governing mayor tells SmartCitiesWorld how the city is making its streets safer, and that autonomous vehicles could help with retaining and improving the results.
Massive Attack works with Liverpool for 2020 ‘super low carbon’ gig
03 Dec 2019
European cities share 10 principles for using citizen data
26 Nov 2019
The cities of Bordeaux, Barcelona, Debrecen, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Ghent, Helsinki, Manchester, Rijeka and Zaragoza collaborated on the guidelines.
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
22 Nov 2019
Microgrids transform urban energy into localised, efficient, resilient and sustainable systems, and investment in them will be critical to the future operation of the energy system, says Ian Lloyd, Strategic Growth Manager, Siemens.
Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe
11 Oct 2019
The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.
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.
More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?
15 Jul 2019
Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.
UK bus operator offers real-time service updates via Google Maps
12 Jul 2019
Go North West is working with ITO World to integrate the information which will be used by those using its Manchester service to make more informed travel decisions.
Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities
23 Apr 2019
Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.
InLinkUK rolls out call-blocking algorithm to prevent kiosks being used for crime
16 Apr 2019
InLinkUK and BT have worked with the police and local councils on the new technology which aims to cut anti-social behaviour such as drug dealing. Smart crime prevention or surveillance?
Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment
11 Apr 2019
Concern for the environment is the least popular reason to switch from a private car to alternative modes of transport, says a new survey.
PwC outlines a vision for smart cities built around people, not tech
12 Mar 2019
Failure to do so could lead to divided and socially exclusive communities across the UK, says a new report
Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions
11 Feb 2019
The collaborative project aims to create a ‘playable city experience’ for tourists and locals.
Public transport is limiting access to jobs in the North of England
13 Aug 2018
Families in the North of England are finding themselves locked out of the jobs market by unaffordable and unreliable local transport, reveals new research
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.
22 Feb 2021
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
15 Feb 2021
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
08 Feb 2021
The future of public safety: why smart cities need to look to the cloud
09 Feb 2021
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
03 Feb 2021
Research Report: How smart is your office?
16 Dec 2020
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