Smart Cities News

Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems

Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems

Jon Glasco rounds up the latest innovation from the BBConstrumat show and its potential impact on smart city goals.

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Research by Juniper finds that revenues will reach $4.4bn by 2023 and the leading traffic technology cities are Barcelona and San Francisco.

BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge winner announced

BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge winner announced

A joint proposal from Columbia National University and Straddle 3 Barcelona has been chosen for the international BCN-NYC Affordable Housing Challenge.

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

Almost one in five UK tech workers surveyed by Doteveryone said they have quit jobs over ethical or moral concerns.

Which cities make the climate change A-list?

Which cities make the climate change A-list?

The international non-profit, CDP, has awarded 43 global cities the top grade for climate leadership and action in its first ranking on climate change.

Smart city research initiative aims to develop results-driven playbook

Smart city research initiative aims to develop results-driven playbook

ESI ThoughtLab will define the cost benefits of smart city investments and provide city and business leaders with an evidence-based guide.

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook is opening its data to selected researchers to try and better understand social media’s impact on democracy.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at open mobility platform Iomob, outlines a vision for digital mobility infrastructure which will be fundamental in the shift to shared, sustainable urban mobility systems.

Atlanta to host first US edition of Smart City Expo

Atlanta to host first US edition of Smart City Expo

The event organisers hope to “redefine what it means to be a smart city”.