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Project to bring EV smart charging to urban streets

Project to bring EV smart charging to urban streets

While smart charging is already in use for home charging and at dedicated public EV charging bays, SmartStep claims to be the first demonstration of smart charging in shared parking spaces on residential streets.

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

The council wants to investigate how a shared e-bike service might fit into the transport network in the long-term in the New Zealand city.

Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives

Jointly building a smart city helps us all enjoy better urban lives

Closed ecosystems mean limited choices, limited innovation, limited success, writes York Yuekun.

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.

Vancouver approves five-year climate action plan

Vancouver approves five-year climate action plan

The plan contains so-called “game-changer” actions in the areas of buildings and transportation, which represent nearly all of the carbon pollution produced in Vancouver.

Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing is integrated into the Vamos mobility app to help make journeys safer, easier and simpler across transit agencies serving San Joaquin County.

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Cities need to invest in its number one asset - its people - in the wake of Covid-19, writes Michael Proman, Managing Director, Scrum Ventures

Research shows connected talking cars could save lives

Research shows connected talking cars could save lives

Researchers from the University of Melbourne focused on understanding cooperative intelligent transport system technologies that would help drivers in eight main ways.