Smart Cities News

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Keflavík Airport has become the first to adopt Veovo’s passenger management solution, designed to prevent airport crowding, improve capacity-planning and boost efficiency.

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

The two-year project will see sensors fitted into selected empty properties being prepared for new tenants, who will also be supported with energy efficiency advice and guidance.

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Masabi’s JustRide platform allows passengers to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using their smartphones and provides a contactless service in the Covid-19 era.

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.

Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

In view of recent overcrowding following the easing of lockdown, Esri UK has explored how many people could hypothetically fit on some of the country’s most popular beaches using social distancing guidelines.

City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power

Since 1 July, all of the City’s operations – including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots and buildings – have been run on 100 per cent locally sourced renewable electricity.