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New York City selects Via to power school bus system

New York City selects Via to power school bus system

Parents and students will benefit from improved visibility and communications regarding system status and unexpected changes, including real-time bus locations.

Pilot project pioneers solar-powered rail

Pilot project pioneers solar-powered rail

If successful, the demonstrator project will prove that solar can safely bypass the grid to provide a direct supply of energy to UK railways’ traction systems.

Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Vertical Field is collaborating with academia to study the impact of smart living walls in urban settings in terms of the environment, human health and wellbeing.

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Areas with constrained evacuation routes can face challenges in getting residents to safety before a disaster hits, as happened in 2018’s Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders

Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders

The city is modernising its fare system with open payment technology from Cubic Transportation Systems that allows riders to tap and pay for journeys.

Geo-location app connects users to air quality data

Geo-location app connects users to air quality data

Geme.io has expanded its smart city offering to provide timely and accurate data via an EU feed that will be customised for display on the app’s virtual map.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

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Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

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