Smart Cities News

Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities

Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Octavi de la Varga, secretary general of Metropolis, about how its digital platform is helping the global village battle against Covid-19.

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Panasonic is extending its smart cities portfolio with the launch of Future Living Berlin, an EU Lighthouse project which aims to help decarbonise society.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

Raft of new infrastructure projects slated for Binhai New Area

The projects in the Tianjin municipality cover a variety of areas, including smart cities, 5G networks, artificial intelligence, intelligent transportation and industrial inter-connectivity.

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Moovit’s journey planner app combines official information from Adelaide Metro as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey.

Atkins unveils digital twin survey platform

Atkins unveils digital twin survey platform

The Cirrus Insite platform enables users to connect data from external sources, to ensure the digital twin remains a true and connected replica of their asset.

Toolkit identifies locations for cycleways in England

Toolkit identifies locations for cycleways in England

It has been developed to help inform bids for Tranche 2 of the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund, particularly for authorities which have not yet developed local walking and cycling investment plans.

Salt Lake City invites citizens to help reimagine the streets

Salt Lake City invites citizens to help reimagine the streets

A new set of 15 street classifications that include commercial shared street, neighbourhood corridor and urban green street aim to make the streets work better for everyone.