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Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case

Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case

The French state has taken insufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a court has found in a landmark case brought by a mother and daughter.

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Navigant Research’s report tracks the progress of 443 projects across 286 cities with relation to energy, water, transportation, buildings and government operations.

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

There’s a consensus that it becomes more important to engage citizens as more technology is added in cities – so why isn’t it happening?

New York City extends for-hire-vehicle licence cap

New York City extends for-hire-vehicle licence cap

The city is also restricting how long vehicles can cruise empty without passengers in a bid to reduce congestion as well as increase the earning potential for drivers.

Philadelphia actions more Complete Streets projects

Philadelphia actions more Complete Streets projects

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.

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

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.