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Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics is installing Soofa Signs’ digital outdoor media platform across the city, enabling communities to post feedback.

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Portland to trial emergency microgrid infrastructure

Emergency preparedness hubs are designed to operate entirely off grid during a disaster and provide crucial services, including power and communication.

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Shared mobility data platform secures further funding

Populus allows cities to securely access vehicle and trip data from shared mobility operators to help shape transportation policies
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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