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Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030
21 Jan 2020
Rotterdam’s Climate Agreement includes plans for large-scale solutions such as offshore windmills, a hydrogen network and insulation of social housing, as well as smaller-scale initiatives such as car-sharing and cycling classes for children.
‘This is not a drill’: Barcelona and Boston are latest cities to declare climate emergency
20 Jan 2020
Barcelona’s mayor is calling for a “paradigm shift” towards “a truly green economy", while Boston says the climate crisis represents a public health emergency.
New York transportation leads the way in reducing impact on climate
17 Jan 2020
An index from StreetLight Data ranks the 100 most populous metro areas based on a range of carbon-related transportation factors, including vehicle miles travelled.
Reinvention required to maximise on-demand mobility’s potential, says report
15 Jan 2020
The Arthur D. Little analysis has recommendations for regulators, cities, taxi firms and ride-hailing companies, among others.
Sacramento launches US’ largest on-demand public microtransit system
14 Jan 2020
Described as a mix between ride-hailing and taking the bus, the on-demand service uses small shuttle vehicles and costs $2.50 a ride.
Cities going big on surveillance tech
08 Jan 2020
The global market for smart city surveillance equipment was worth €6.5 billion in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 24.5 per cent to reach €19.5 billion by 2023.
Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality
16 Dec 2019
Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.
Airbnb to launch helpline for city officials
10 Dec 2019
Airbnb wants to deepen trust with cities and guests following controversy and ahead of an IPO next year.
Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards
10 Dec 2019
Buildings account for three-quarters of DC’s carbon emissions. New regulation requires large buildings to reduce energy and greenhouse gas.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
26 Feb 2020
Smart cities: Overpromised and underdelivered
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
17 Feb 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
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