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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
16 Aug 2019
Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
Ottawa named best city to live for expats
14 Aug 2019
Seventy cities were judged on 24 criteria across the four categories of environment and urbanisation, family and society, experience and economics.
More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?
15 Jul 2019
Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.
Cities face up to facial recognition ethics
04 Jul 2019
More cities move to limit the use of facial recognition technology as leaders grapple with security threats, ethics and public perceptions.
Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double
21 May 2019
Research by Juniper finds that revenues will reach $4.4bn by 2023 and the leading traffic technology cities are Barcelona and San Francisco.
Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes
14 May 2019
The Californian city will create 20 miles of new protected bike lanes and put in place increased enforcement to protect cyclist safety.
Which cities make the climate change A-list?
13 May 2019
The international non-profit, CDP, has awarded 43 global cities the top grade for climate leadership and action in its first ranking on climate change.
New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction
12 May 2019
A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.
San Francisco Downtown commits to clean power
24 Apr 2019
Mayor announces a plan to transition private commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet or larger to 100 per cent renewable electricity.
Boston ranked top city for innovation
16 Apr 2019
Hickey & Associates assessed thousands of datapoints across more than 300 markets to pinpoint the next hotbeds of innovation and transformation around the globe.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity
Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.
23 Aug 2019
Smart security within the intelligent city
19 Aug 2019
New smart city roles for telcos
12 Aug 2019
The telco's critical role in smart cities
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Mar 2019
Connected Kiosk: The information hubs of smart and connected cities
10 Sep 2019
11 Sep 2019
Smart City Expo Atlanta
12 Sep 2019
Roundtable: Atlanta case study
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