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New 5G-ready smart city ‘taking shape’, says South African President

New 5G-ready smart city ‘taking shape’, says South African President

The city is one of 30 new developments planned for Gauteng province.

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.

Zillow launches affordable housing search tool for Seattle

Zillow launches affordable housing search tool for Seattle

The tool aims to reduce the time it takes to manually look for available homes that are affordable and accessible.

105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’

105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’

Analysis suggested that, on average, cities on the A List are taking over three times as many climate actions as non-A List cities.

Greater consultation could boost citizen satisfaction, research suggests

Greater consultation could boost citizen satisfaction, research suggests

A UK-wide survey also reveals that more than 80 per cent of citizens have never taken part in a public consultation regarding a local matter.

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects

Find out the City of Atlanta is working with Georgia Power, the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, to create a unique partnership to deliver benefits for citizens.

Abu Dhabi rolls out 3D visualisation tool to improve city services

Abu Dhabi rolls out 3D visualisation tool to improve city services

The IoT Cockpit is a collaboration between the UAE capital and Orange Business Services and aims to monitor and enhance services across the Emirate.

50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue

50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue

Navigant Research predicts a bright future for smart poles due to their versatility and adaptability for the future.

Belfast invites citizens to help future-proof their city

Belfast invites citizens to help future-proof their city

The public consultation follows the launch of a draft resilience strategy by Belfast City Council that aims to transition the city to an inclusive, low-carbon, climate-resilient economy within a generation.

LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump

LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump

Many cities around the world are looking for ways to benefit from dockless scooters and bikes while ensuring safety and reducing disruption. For them and mobility companies, this case is one to watch.