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Cities coalition seeks to safeguard privacy and human rights in the Covid-19 era

Cities coalition seeks to safeguard privacy and human rights in the Covid-19 era

The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights has issued recommendations for the responsible use of digital technologies such as contact-tracing and surveillance tools in response to the pandemic.

Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel

Edinburgh launches online mapping tool for safer travel

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.

City of Pasadena deploys mobile smart city solution

City of Pasadena deploys mobile smart city solution

Mayor Jeff Wagner said that giving citizens the opportunity to receive information relating to Covid-19 or other emergency situations directly on their mobile phones is paramount.

Newlab Circular City programme announces latest cohort of start-ups

Newlab Circular City programme announces latest cohort of start-ups

Sensor networks that provide visibility into air pollution and autonomous aqua drone technology that captures critical water data are among the solutions that will be piloted across the city.

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.