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2020 expected to see almost 20% increase in smart city spending
13 Feb 2020
Singapore is expected to remain the top investor in smart city initiatives, followed by Tokyo, New York City and London.
UK capitals embark on tree-planting campaigns
31 Jan 2020
Tree-planting initiatives form part of the global effort to substantially reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and counteract the effects of climate change.
New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability
13 Jan 2020
The programme aims to show what can happen when the private and public sector team up with civic groups and academic experts to tackle the biggest challenges facing the city.
NYC continues drive to help the public adopt better data privacy practices
18 Oct 2019
NYC is staging its second Library Privacy Week which will see libraries providing hands-on instruction in using digital privacy tools and understanding facial recognition technology.
Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges
16 Oct 2019
Start-ups and entrepreneurs with products that improve accessibility, enhance traffic coordination, or create new sources of revenue are invited to submit applications.
NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits
04 Oct 2019
A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.
IoT-based system aims to prevent manhole explosions
16 Sep 2019
The system uses cloud-based analytics to identify and predict conditions that may result in an incident so that preventative actions can be taken to avoid a potential disaster.
Annual $1m prize launched for NYC's ‘boldest visionaries’
05 Sep 2019
The David Prize will award $200,000 to five “trailblazing individuals” who contribute to the social, environmental, economic, and cultural fabric of the city.
New York City announces cybersecurity challenge finalists
16 Aug 2019
Seven finalists will receive an award of $10,000 from NYC to test their proposals in the city, and be given the opportunity to partner to deliver solutions to local small businesses.
New York's MTA tests high-tech solutions for subway and buses
30 Jul 2019
The goal of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Transit Tech Lab accelerator programme is to establish the city as the centre of innovation for mobility and public transit.
Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing
Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
31 Jan 2020
Data ownership could unleash truly smart cities
17 Feb 2020
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
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
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