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Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children
10 Aug 2020
Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets.
Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections
08 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne has teamed with Cubic Transportation Systems to test how its artificial intelligence technology with real-time computer vision tracking can help improve road safety.
Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel
04 Jun 2020
The public can use the Commonplace platform to share suggestions for creating safer spaces for walking, cycling and wheeling as the current lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted.
Edinburgh council introduces emergency cycling and walking measures
01 May 2020
The Scottish capital’s city council said it has been working closely with Transport Scotland and Sustrans to develop an approach to re-designating road space.
Melbourne councillors consider bold 10-year transport plan
18 Oct 2019
Plans aim to improve livability, help Melbourne become a leading bicycle city and implement consistent 40km/h vehicle speed limits across the city.
StreetLight Data launches standalone bike and pedestrian analytics tool
17 Oct 2019
The new tool aims to help transportation planners and mobility companies better understand the travel patterns of cyclists and pedestrians across an entire city.
City of Kitchener develops data-driven cycling master plan
08 Oct 2019
With the population of the Canadian city expected to increase dramatically over the next three years, planners are working with Cimcon on data-driven infrastructure strategies.
Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists
16 Sep 2019
Telefónica and SEAT will work with Spain’s Directorate General for Traffic to deploy Internet of Things technology to reduce accidents on Spanish roads.
Philadelphia actions more Complete Streets projects
14 Jun 2019
The city council has passed a record number of bills in favour of road safety projects as part of its policy to ensure safe access on the streets for all users.
Brits demand smart city measures to create safer roads
11 Jun 2019
More than half believe technology should be put in place to protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians, according to research.
Santa Clarita pilots app that detects cyclists at green lights
06 Mar 2019
The GiveMeGreen! app from Sensys Networks allows cyclists using the app to be automatically detected up to 300 feet in advance of the intersection
Better bicycle planning for Portland
25 Apr 2018
The Oregon city’s Bureau of Transportation has partnered with local tech start-up Ride Report to collect feedback from Portland cyclists
Glasgow becomes a world-leading smart city
07 Nov 2017
UK government investment leads to multi-million pound results for the high-tech Scottish city
Travel app makes an impact
16 Oct 2017
The TravelSafely smartphone app, which uses technology to a create a community of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, has been recognised in the Mobile Breakthrough awards
Atlanta applies smart tech to improve safety and mobility
15 Sep 2017
Applied Information’s smart city platform is being deployed as part of the Renew Atlanta transportation improvement project
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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