Smart Cities News

WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework

WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework

The Shared, Electric and Automated Mobility Governance Framework is a set of sustainable mobility guidelines aimed at helping cities reduce congestion and pollution.

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

The UK start-up has closed a £7.6m series A funding round which will help it make the kerb work for everyone, physically, socially and commercially.

Virginia to undertake statewide survey to develop data governance policy

Virginia to undertake statewide survey to develop data governance policy

The state’s chief data officer will develop a data governance policy to streamline data-sharing and protection and address issues such as security and privacy.

Kulveer Ranger, Atos, on balancing the tensions at the heart of rail transformation

Kulveer Ranger, Atos, on balancing the tensions at the heart of rail transformation

Sarah Wray talks to Atos’ Kulveer Ranger about the challenges and opportunities digital technology presents for the rail industry in the UK.

In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

A home should not be a bubble in the smart city, but part of the connected fabric for better living and quality of life, says Phil Brunkard, Republic of Things.

UK transport authority exploits data to deliver improved services

UK transport authority exploits data to deliver improved services

Transport for West Midlands is using Chordant’s oneTransport data marketplace as part of its Playbook initiative, which provides a digital representation of the West Midlands road network.

Smart Dubai launches data collaboration challenge

Smart Dubai launches data collaboration challenge

The emirate will recognise entities that have made the most contributions to the Dubai Pulse platform with criteria including data compliance and support for a data-driven culture.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

A third of citizens unaware of digital government services

A third of citizens unaware of digital government services

More than half of citizens in a multi-country survey said trust in government would increase if they better communicated how e-gov services could improve their lives.

City of San Diego and District of Columbia awarded for innovative use of geospatial data

City of San Diego and District of Columbia awarded for innovative use of geospatial data

Esri has presented awards to the City of San Diego and the Government of the District of Columbia for their exceptional use of geospatial data.