Smart Cities News

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Start-ups and entrepreneurs with products that improve accessibility, enhance traffic coordination, or create new sources of revenue are invited to submit applications.

Hitachi presents future train station concept, including robots and real-time service adjustments

Hitachi presents future train station concept, including robots and real-time service adjustments

Hitachi envisions AI-enabled robots transforming passenger experience.

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

As well as applauding their achievements in areas such as accessibility, sustainability and digitalisation, the jury was impressed with the cities’ capacity to act as role models for others.

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action

At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.

Is pride key to making greener choices and saving the planet?

Is pride key to making greener choices and saving the planet?

New research reckons that recalling previous green behaviour has a more positive impact on making future sustainable and environmentally friendly choices than feeling guilty.

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

The passenger rapid transit system connects two existing terminals and satellite halls and the line is expected to shuttle up to 250,000 passengers per day.

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

The organisations will help to advance autonomous vehicle and infrastructure research at the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled smart city living lab in the Atlanta suburb.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.