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ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

Shanghai Pudong airport begins operation of automated metro

The passenger rapid transit system connects two existing terminals and satellite halls and the line is expected to shuttle up to 250,000 passengers per day.

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Mobility technology firms announce data partnership in Nevada

Traffic management solution company Waycare will utilise connected vehicle data from Wejo to bring more accurate solutions to its existing programme in the US state.

Building the IT backbone for public sector digital transformation

Building the IT backbone for public sector digital transformation

If they want large-scale digital transformation to succeed, public sector organisations must look at their infrastructure, says Darren Watkins, VIRTUS Data Centres.

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telco and carmaker join forces to make Spain's roads safer for cyclists

Telefónica and SEAT will work with Spain’s Directorate General for Traffic to deploy Internet of Things technology to reduce accidents on Spanish roads.

StreetLight Data launches latest set of granular traffic metrics

StreetLight Data launches latest set of granular traffic metrics

The mobility analytics specialist is making new annual average hourly traffic and monthly annual daily traffic counts available for US roads.

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Atlanta

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Atlanta

Find out more about Atlanta’s smart city strategy, focused around equitability and inclusion.

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Creating connected infrastructure to power MaaS

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni explores how public bodies and private companies must work together to ensure the right infrastructure is in place to support MaaS and other transport advances.

Blockchain-based e-mobility pilot to be trialled in Bonn

Blockchain-based e-mobility pilot to be trialled in Bonn

Deutsche Telekom’s innovation unit is launching Xride at its headquarters in the German city, which will make use of a fleet of electric scooters for use by employees.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.