News

Greening our cities

Greening our cities

EU Green Week sees the launch of the Green City Tool, which allows cities to assess their green performance and rate themselves against other cities

Smart cities are about people

Smart cities are about people

The Global Future Cities Alliance believes many analogue and wired cities exist today but fewer digital ones and even fewer smart ones

Two out of three people may live in a city by 2050

Two out of three people may live in a city by 2050

The United Nations is calling for more sustainable urban planning and for policies to ensure access to infrastructure and social services for all

Nokia to develop 500 smart villages in India

Nokia to develop 500 smart villages in India

The Smartpur project aims to create digitally integrated and sustainable villages where communities can use digital tools to improve their daily lives

One-stop data shop for Africa

One-stop data shop for Africa

Esri’s African GeoPortal aims to help organisations and citizens address urgent development challenges

Toronto launches open data portal

Toronto launches open data portal

The Canadian city hopes access to the data will help everyone, especially the thriving and evolving tech and business communities
The smart streets coming soon to Dallas

Special Reports

The smart streets coming soon to Dallas

The City of Dallas’ Department of Transportation is currently identifying five parts of town where workers will weave smart city technology into ‘street rehab’ projects.