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Vancouver approves five-year climate action plan
23 Nov 2020
The plan contains so-called “game-changer” actions in the areas of buildings and transportation, which represent nearly all of the carbon pollution produced in Vancouver.
Continental establishes second smart city mobility hub in Columbus
17 Nov 2020
Continental’s solution uses radar and data visualisation to give a clear picture of pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns, uncovering potential opportunities for traffic flow and safety improvements.
St Louis to build a green jobs workforce for its clean energy economy
06 Nov 2020
The city said its Solar Workforce Development Pilot is an innovative way to make strides with its ambitious climate protection goals as well as advance diversity and equity.
UK and Thailand partner to help create smarter cities
21 Oct 2020
The Smart City Handbook is part of a series of planned activities announced to support the UK and Thai governments’ joint work on smart cities.
Brussels collaborates with Bloomberg Philanthropies on clean air initiative
21 Oct 2020
The Brussels Clean Air Partnership aims to implement a wide range of projects to support policy to reduce air pollution, including the use of low-cost monitoring devices to provide critical data.
Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe
15 Oct 2020
The French city was praised for its pioneering approach to climate management that includes a strong commitment to systemic change and an innovative participative approach to city governance.
Birmingham launches Clean Air Zone in June 2021
12 Oct 2020
It will cover an area of the city inside the inner ring road with owners of the most polluting vehicles required to pay a daily charge to drive into or through the zone.
Data reveals major improvement in London’s air quality since 2016
05 Oct 2020
Even before lockdown, measures implemented by the mayor have helped to bring about a 94 per cent reduction in the number of Londoners living in areas exceeding legal limits for nitrogen dioxide.
Cityzenith to donate digital twin platform to key cities
28 Sep 2020
The technology provider is launching the Clean Cities – Clean Future campaign to help the world’s most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral.
Go-ahead given for Norwich e-scooter trial
26 Aug 2020
Beryl Bikes will operate the service with an initial 100 scooters from September as part of a city-wide multimodal trial that also includes bikes, and e-bikes.
Smart ant algorithm could help to halve fleet emissions in cities
29 Jul 2020
Researchers at Aston University in the UK have developed a technology which imitates how the insects share knowledge and which can be used to optimise routes around busy cities.
Plans for North America's tallest living wall aim to improve local air quality in Dallas
15 Apr 2020
A 26-storey tower in the US city that will feature 40,000 plants is estimated to capture 1,600 pounds of carbon dioxide annually.
UK council smart lighting pilot monitors air quality and footfall
04 Mar 2020
South Kesteven District Council hopes to realise energy-savings of at least 60 per cent and the pilot could be expanded across the streetlighting network.
Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market
02 Jan 2020
P&S Intelligence highlights the growing emphasis on the public mobility model over vehicle ownership to minimise traffic congestion and pollution.
AirLib reveals new data collection process for mapping air quality
23 Oct 2019
The company has been mapping pollution on thousands of miles of roadways in Phoenix and the San Francisco Bay Area and is launching in two major European cities.
London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months
22 Oct 2019
13,500 fewer polluting cars are being driven into central London since the ULEZ was implemented.
Digital Catapult works with five London boroughs to deliver IoT solutions
04 Oct 2019
Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Merton, Richmond-upon-Thames and Sutton will work with the innovation centre on relevant use cases for citizens and local businesses.
Columbus: first US city to meet ozone compliance rules
27 Aug 2019
Several federal regulations pertaining to fuel and motor vehicle emission standards decreased emissions to help the area achieve the standard.
UK appoints clean air champions
24 Jun 2019
The champions, appointed by UKRI and the Met Office as part of the clean air programme, aim to bring together researchers from different disciplines for joined up thinking and solutions.
UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050
13 Jun 2019
The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.
Australia's largest standalone smart lighting project announced
16 Apr 2019
Transport Canberra and City Services is partnering with Itron and Vinci Energie to create an IIoT network to support smart city and energy services in the country’s capital city.
Cellcom deploys Nokia's sensing-as-a-service in Israel
15 Apr 2019
Environmental sensors placed on existing radio base station sites will collect real-time data in areas such as noise, wind, dust and air quality.
Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment
11 Apr 2019
Concern for the environment is the least popular reason to switch from a private car to alternative modes of transport, says a new survey.
London introduces world's first 24-hour ultra low emission zone
08 Apr 2019
Londoners will breathe cleaner air with NOx road transport emissions estimated to fall by 45 per cent in the zone.
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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