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Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans

Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

Curiosity Lab teams with Kennesaw State University for open source V2V project

KSU researchers selected Curiosity Lab as one of its primary test locations due to the lab’s autonomous vehicle test track and commitment to supporting and facilitating innovation.

CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments

CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments

To help navigate the challenging public sector marketplace, start-ups entering CivStart’s accelerator programme will receive 24 months of customer and product development, network building and expert guidance.

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

To help public sector and other organisations respond to government guidelines, Esri UK has made new map data available for free as part of its Covid-19 response programme.