Smart Cities News

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

The on-demand deployment connects riders to the Southpark Industrial Park, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and the new Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital.

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.

Atom launches white label e-scooter platform

Atom launches white label e-scooter platform

Initially launched in the Latvian capital of Riga, the platform claims to allow cities to roll out ride-sharing programmes in 20 days without a huge investment in IT.

Indiana Toll Road reduces traffic incidents by 30%

Indiana Toll Road reduces traffic incidents by 30%

The Indiana Toll Road Concession Company has deployed Extreme Networks’ technology to provide real-time updates on traffic patterns, enabling safer use of the roadway.

University ensures electric vehicles can be heard

University ensures electric vehicles can be heard

The University of Birmingham in the UK has fitted its fleet of electric vehicles on campus with what it describes as "life-saving" sound devices.

UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

UK cities use digital street units to measure air quality

Bradford and Birmingham are working with BT and scientists to use sensors integrated within InLink digital hubs to monitor air pollution in real-time.

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

The Trafficware system from Cubic will bring traffic network data into a single repository to provide the city with a 360-degree view of transportation operations.

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.

Robotic last-mile delivery service rolls out

Robotic last-mile delivery service rolls out

A low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and on the roadway has been launched at the TechCrunch Mobility event.