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Boston surveys citizens on the impact of Covid-19 on commuting
07 Dec 2020
A majority of the responses indicated a plan to return to pre-pandemic commuting choices and, of those who did plan to switch, more plan to change to driving alone than any other mode.
City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace
11 Nov 2020
London, Los Angeles, New York City and Hamilton are the latest cities to join Mastercard’s co-creation framework that aims to help build more inclusive and sustainable communities.
Green electricity start-up wins 2020 QBE AcceliCity Resilience Challenge
23 Oct 2020
Barcelona-based start-up Bioo has developed a unique way of generating electricity from plants’ photosynthesis that doesn’t damage them and is 100 per cent renewable.
Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand
31 Jul 2020
Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.
City of Helsinki and Aalto University collaborate to build a sustainable city
10 Jun 2020
The agreement is based on the two parties’ shared view that we must prepare for major changes and use this to build a more functional and safer world.
Swiss waste company signs technology agreement
10 Dec 2019
Helvetia Environnement will use Rubicon’s platform of both in-vehicle and fleet management dashboard technology to uncover cost savings.
Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution
18 Nov 2019
Wellness TechGroup and National Narrowband Network Co want to help cities implement an infinite number of applications without being locked into a single proprietary vendor.
Sidewalk Labs launches advanced infrastructure partnership
03 Sep 2019
Sidewalk Labs and its parent company Alphabet are partnering with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to form a spin-out company focusing on next-generation infrastructure.
UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now
11 Jul 2019
The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.
Voting opens for America's smartest municipalities
28 Mar 2019
IDC Government Insights has named the 35 cities, states, counties and universities to make the finals of its second annual Smart Cities North America Awards.
Dubai completes phase one of paperless strategy
21 Jan 2019
The six government organisations taking part in the first phase of the initiative have reduced their paper usage by 57 per cent
Igniting smart solutions for San Diego
19 Dec 2018
Accelerator programme Scale San Diego is partnering with the US city and US Ignite to develop a Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) programme
Spokane forms smart city agreement
19 Oct 2018
The Washington state city is partnering with Verizon and Urbanova to create a smarter, more sustainable and connected future for citizens
Smart city tech demonstrated in Hanoi
08 Oct 2018
Nokia has shown how its integrated operations centre management solution will help to make the Vietnamese capital smarter, safer and more sustainable
Ireland awards €8m for clean energy research
11 Sep 2018
Projects aim to facilitate innovation in the energy market and develop the technical solutions required to create a thriving clean energy sector
Smart campus to open in Paris eco-district
16 Jul 2018
Global energy and services company, Engie, is creating an eco-campus in partnership with real estate company Nexity in Paris
Indonesian regency seeks rural-urban balance
11 Jul 2018
Dassault Systèmes is collaborating with the District Government of Padang Pariaman on its smart city implementation project
Zero energy retrofit for Santa Clara office park
26 Mar 2018
Solar parking canopies covering the upper levels of parking structures total 1,388 kW in solar generating capacity
Empowering city staff and residents
26 Mar 2018
IBI Group has launched a smart city platform based on open data principles to connect stakeholders with services
Bosch acquires carpooling start-up SPLT
23 Feb 2018
SPLT uses an app to connect people who share the same route to their place of work or study
ABB's view of a smarter future
09 Feb 2018
The company used its 2018 Pre-Light + Building media event to show how building, e-mobility and other solutions will change how we live
Guadalajara adds intelligence to bike-share
08 Feb 2018
Stage Intelligence has partnered with BKT bicipública to simplify and accelerate bike-share scheme management in the Mexican city
Readiness grants finalists unveiled
30 Jan 2018
Albuquerque, Aurora and Fairfax County are among the cities named in the finals of the Smart City Council’s 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants
Free charging for US public
29 Jan 2018
3fficient and Primo Wind are teaming to deliver Primo’s EnergiPlant self-powered smart chargers and wind turbines to North America
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.
22 Feb 2021
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
15 Feb 2021
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
08 Feb 2021
The future of public safety: why smart cities need to look to the cloud
09 Feb 2021
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
03 Feb 2021
Research Report: How smart is your office?
16 Dec 2020
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