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Venn raises $40m to reinvent urban living

Venn raises $40m to reinvent urban living

The start-up has developed a replicable neighbourhood revitalisation and business model that aims to deliver a social return on investment.

Canadian city launches rapid transit system

Canadian city launches rapid transit system

Waterloo Region’s 16km light rail system is core to its master plan for sustainable mobility and to help create one urban area from three cities in Ontario.

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.

Social housing landlord undertakes IoT trial across city-wide fibre

Social housing landlord undertakes IoT trial across city-wide fibre

Cross Key Homes in Peterborough has partnered with CityFibre to deploy a network of sensors throughout its estate to test a number of different scenarios.

Galway uses IoT bins to fight mounting litter levels

Galway uses IoT bins to fight mounting litter levels

The city on the west coast of Ireland has commissioned 50 of the solar-powered bins, which notify the council when they need to be emptied.

Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?

Sidewalk Labs has put forward a detailed 1,500-page plan, but Waterfront Toronto has raised concerns in a number of areas.