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Open Mobility Foundation launched to help create new open data standards for the kerb
10 Dec 2020
Digitising the kerb opens the door for more dynamic regulations and new approaches to kerb-usage fees that could enable more goal-driven management strategies.
50 major US cities double their solar capacity
08 Jun 2020
The analysts behind the seventh Shining Cities 2020 report said each year the study has revealed that more local leaders are pursuing solar projects and smart local policies.
New York transportation leads the way in reducing impact on climate
17 Jan 2020
An index from StreetLight Data ranks the 100 most populous metro areas based on a range of carbon-related transportation factors, including vehicle miles travelled.
Digital Cities 2019 winners list highlights US innovation
19 Nov 2019
The annual survey recognises cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity and more.
San José strengthens its emergency response capability
27 Jun 2019
The Californian city has deployed the FirstNet communications platform to all of its public safety and emergency response staff.
Individuals recognised for transforming public spaces
24 Jun 2019
They will receive a share of more than $1m as part of the inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship, which seeks to strengthen community engagement and connections.
Toolkit aims to help civic leaders make an impact
24 May 2019
A new resource focuses on the key stages of developing a smart city and contends that putting citizens and wellbeing central can result in more productive urban spaces.
CTOs outline the make-up of a modern government agency
27 Nov 2018
Granicus gathered state and local IT executives to discuss the key to creating modern – and secure – digital government agencies
Transforming transportation in the Bay Area
23 Oct 2018
The big ideas and bold visions chosen by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Government in its bid to tackle future challenges
US climate challenge winners announced
18 Oct 2018
Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego, and San Jose recognised for their commitment to ‘ambitious’ climate action
Airbnb pilots emergency accommodation programme in San Jose
15 Oct 2018
The initiative aims to encourage San Jose residents to offer their homes free of charge in the event of a disaster.
San Jose forms PPP with AT&T to pave the way for a 5G smart city
15 Jun 2018
AT&T and the City of San Jose are teaming up in a public-private partnership which aims to foster the creation of a smart city.
Five cities land IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grants
21 Jul 2017
The winners were chosen from more than 100 cities around the world that had applied for consulting services grants
Ford launches bike-sharing in the Bay
29 Jun 2017
The regional bike-share network is designed to enhance sustainable transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area
Silver Spring opens Silicon Valley headquarters
25 Jun 2016
New HQ is in San Jose where the company has also deployed its Starfish cloud IoT network service
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
14 Dec 2020
Rethinking the urban jungle through biophilic building design
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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