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Which cities make the environmental action A-list for 2020?

Which cities make the environmental action A-list for 2020?

CDP has named 88 global cities that are working to become resilient, healthy, and prosperous places to live and work while cutting emissions and rapidly building resilience against the climate crisis.

SmartCityX accelerator programme names “early start-up acceptances”

SmartCityX accelerator programme names “early start-up acceptances”

Led by San Francisco based VC firm Scrum Ventures along with eight other Japanese partner companies, the programme seeks to redefine ‘antiquated’ accelerator models.

San Francisco Bay Area MTC awards $6.9m smart mobility contract

San Francisco Bay Area MTC awards $6.9m smart mobility contract

Iteris will provide staffing and management services to the 511 Operations Centre in Oakland and to the Regional Operations Centre to monitor traffic and toll collection systems along the MTC-operated express lanes.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?

Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?

Even if US cities could maintain a 10 per cent drop in traffic volumes in the recovery phase, they could significantly improve their climate impact standing, according to a new study by StreetLight Data.

LA rolls out pre-paid cards for Covid-19 financial assistance

LA rolls out pre-paid cards for Covid-19 financial assistance

The cash assistance model, created with Accelerator for America and Mastercard’s City Possible network, could be quickly scaled to other cities.