Smart Cities News

Darwin switches on Australia's largest smart city

Darwin switches on Australia's largest smart city

The $10 million project includes 912 LED lights, installation of 138 CCTV cameras and, the addition of 39 new hotspots to extend the city’s free wi-fi.

How Providence aims to create "great streets"

How Providence aims to create "great streets"

The Rhode Island city’s initiative reflects community-based ideas for traffic calming and safety improvements for people walking and cycling.

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

At a recent roundtable event, city leaders cut through the MaaS hype.

Urgent investor action needed to create sustainable African cities

Urgent investor action needed to create sustainable African cities

African mayors call for private-public investment in infrastructure to enable the critical transformation of cities at C40’s annual event.

Philadelphia actions more Complete Streets projects

Philadelphia actions more Complete Streets projects

The city council has passed a record number of bills in favour of road safety projects as part of its policy to ensure safe access on the streets for all users.

Better public-private collaboration key to urban mobility

Better public-private collaboration key to urban mobility

Jaanaki Momaya, UK General Manager of Lime, calls for collaboration between different forms of mobility to create transport that works effectively for all. 

Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems

Building what's next: Construction innovation could crack 'wicked' city problems

Jon Glasco rounds up the latest innovation from the BBConstrumat show and its potential impact on smart city goals.

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Smart cities: Software is eating the world

Technology will shape and change the face of cities dramatically. Oliver Gassmann, Co-author of Smart Cities: Introducing Digital Innovation to Cities, explores what those changes might look like.

London boosts digital transformation of public services

London boosts digital transformation of public services

London boroughs are coming together to launch the London Office of Technology and Innovation whose mission is to foster radical ideas to benefit citizens, communities and businesses.

NYC launches air quality challenge

NYC launches air quality challenge

The open innovation call hopes to attract new ideas to help reduce the negative impacts of urban air pollution and urban heat island effect.