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Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system
30 Nov 2020
Plan proposes five key measures including smart traffic signals and intelligent intersections to make the city’s transportation system more resilient in response to the effects of Covid-19.
Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure
29 Jun 2020
Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.
San Francisco’s Market Street goes car-free
30 Jan 2020
San Francisco is the latest of a growing number of cities to close off some or all of the centre to private vehicles.
Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users
09 Jul 2019
The focus is on deterring dangerous drivers and the drones will be used to support the gathering of intelligence and evidence.
Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes
14 May 2019
The Californian city will create 20 miles of new protected bike lanes and put in place increased enforcement to protect cyclist safety.
Boston searches for its safest drivers
07 May 2019
As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.
Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone
15 Mar 2019
The pick-up and drop-off trial is designed to minimise the disruption that can often accompany ride-sharing services in cities.
Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park
10 Feb 2019
Brookfield Properties has formed a strategic partnership to provide Optimus Ride’s autonomous vehicle technology at a development in Reston, Virginia
Boston’s progress towards roadway safety
03 Oct 2018
Vision Zero is an early action item of Go Boston 2030, the city’s long-term transportation plan
Esri launches location-based solution for communities
11 Jul 2017
Citizens, businesses, academic institutions, and NGOs can take advantage of their governments’ analytic capabilities
Sacramento and Verizon in 5G infrastructure deal
08 Jun 2017
Programme seeks to build a connected community focused on Sacramento-driven engagement with citizens and visitors
Drive app means smart-driving business
26 Apr 2017
Data-driven technology behind the solution detects human errors in real-time
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.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
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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