Smart Cities News

Kulveer Ranger, Atos, on balancing the tensions at the heart of rail transformation

Kulveer Ranger, Atos, on balancing the tensions at the heart of rail transformation

Sarah Wray talks to Atos’ Kulveer Ranger about the challenges and opportunities digital technology presents for the rail industry in the UK.

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional development.

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

Cities face up to facial recognition ethics

More cities move to limit the use of facial recognition technology as leaders grapple with security threats, ethics and public perceptions.

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers

Urban transportation, cyber-security and climate change experts are among those who will take to the stage at the annual event in Barcelona.

UCF launches smart cities degree track

UCF launches smart cities degree track

University of Central Florida is launching the master’s level course to meet the growing workforce demand for engineers and planners with urban tech expertise.

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Navigant Research’s report tracks the progress of 443 projects across 286 cities with relation to energy, water, transportation, buildings and government operations.

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.