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The near future of urban mobility

The near future of urban mobility

Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

Building the smart cities of the future: Think long-term and local

By investing in public spaces, we can make smart cities places where residents, workers and tourists want to spend time, says Matt Bird, InLinkUK.

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

We look back at the top smart cities stories of 2018.

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

The three biggest challenges to building a commutable smart city

Radim Cmar, Sygic, examines how we capitalise on the benefits of smart transportation solutions while avoiding negative repercussions.

Reclaiming the smart city

Reclaiming the smart city

At a time when concerns about data and its misuse are growing, leading cities are showing that smart cities can be compatible with privacy and individual digital rights.

What is actually smart about cities right now?

What is actually smart about cities right now?

Megan Goodwin, Interactive Rights Management digital innovation agency, looks at four key obstacles that need to be overcome before we can achieve truly smart cities.

Eight ideas on how cities can develop, by Dutch Startup Ambassador Constantijn van Oranje, Prince of the Netherlands

Eight ideas on how cities can develop, by Dutch Startup Ambassador Constantijn van Oranje, Prince of the Netherlands

These ideas were presented at the recent International Mayors Summit held in Kiev, founded by Iryna Ozymok


The buildings of tomorrow, by Rudy de Waele

The buildings of tomorrow, by Rudy de Waele

It won’t be long before the cities of tomorrow begin to look very differently than we know them now, says Rudy de Waele