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2020 expected to see almost 20% increase in smart city spending
13 Feb 2020
Singapore is expected to remain the top investor in smart city initiatives, followed by Tokyo, New York City and London.
Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network
11 Feb 2020
It is comprised of member cities and experts from the former 100 Resilient Cities programme and supports a community of resilience practitioners in 98 cities and 40 countries.
Reinvention required to maximise on-demand mobility’s potential, says report
15 Jan 2020
The Arthur D. Little analysis has recommendations for regulators, cities, taxi firms and ride-hailing companies, among others.
Sacramento launches US’ largest on-demand public microtransit system
14 Jan 2020
Described as a mix between ride-hailing and taking the bus, the on-demand service uses small shuttle vehicles and costs $2.50 a ride.
E-commerce delivery emissions on track to increase 30% in cities by 2030
14 Jan 2020
A report by the World Economic Forum also finds that traffic congestion is expected to add the equivalent of 11 minutes to each passenger’s daily commute in the top 100 cities.
City of New York advertises for first chief algorithm officer
09 Jan 2020
While similar roles are becoming more common in the private sector, the hire could be a city first.
Smart city trend tracker: The top stories on SmartCitiesWorld in 2019
20 Dec 2019
We round up our main takeaways from smart city developments in 2019. We’d love to hear yours.
Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award
09 Dec 2019
The Asian Townscape Award was given for the ‘Feathers of the Sea’ business complex, which is part of the overall Forest City being developed in Johor.
New South Wales deploys AI-powered cameras to detect drivers using mobile phones
02 Dec 2019
A trial of cameras earlier this year caught over 100,000 drivers illegally using a phone.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
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