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WEF to launch regional networks to support digital transformation of smaller cities
08 Apr 2021
The networks in Latin America and South Asia will share smart city knowledge and connect mid-size and small cities in the regions with pioneer cities.
Mexico City pilots climate-adaptive cycle path built from plastic waste
30 Mar 2021
The cycle path in Chapultepec Forest offers temporary water storage and drainage features and is made from over 2,200 pounds of plastic waste, the equivalent of half a million plastic bottle caps.
Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration
24 Nov 2020
Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.
Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world
18 Sep 2020
WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand.
Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project
13 May 2020
4G connectivity with Eagle Eye Networks’ bandwidth optimisation was utilised to facilitate the rapid deployment, installing approximately 250 surveillance cameras per day at its peak.
Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city
09 Mar 2020
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.
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.
Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network
11 Feb 2020
It is comprised of member cities and experts from the former 100 Resilient Cities programme and supports a community of resilience practitioners in 98 cities and 40 countries.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.
Calgary ranked best city for driving
15 Nov 2019
Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.
Mexico's largest cities promote digital inclusion
06 Aug 2019
Mexico City and Guadalajara are partnering with the global Smart Cities for All initiative to track the progress and measure their commitment to digital inclusion.
Mumbai named most congested city in the world
05 Jun 2019
Drivers in India’s most populous city expect to spend an average of 65 per cent extra time stuck in traffic, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index.
Lime rolls out e-scooters in Mexico City
08 Oct 2018
The partnership with Mexico City aims to help the capital achieve its clean air goals and make a positive economic impact through job creation
Tokyo named most reputable city
27 Aug 2018
Which other cities made the top 10 in the Reputation Institute’s annual City RepTrak ranking for 2018?
Two out of three people may live in a city by 2050
18 May 2018
The United Nations is calling for more sustainable urban planning and for policies to ensure access to infrastructure and social services for all
Silver Spring expands Mexico’s smart grid
10 May 2017
Deployment will connect approximately 163,000 meter devices across Southern Mexico City and Southeast Mexico
IoT network and ecosystem for Mexico
11 Jul 2016
Sigfox and its Latin American division, WND, has joined forces with IotNet Mexico to roll out its network technology
07 Mar 2019
The war on smog
Charles Carter looks at the latest initiatives to tackle air pollution and one of its biggest causes.
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