Smart Cities News

Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities

Google Maps will show users where a Lime vehicle is available, how long it will take to walk there, a price estimate as well as battery range.

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

The city is growing its fleet and using a community tour on the South Side to engage residents with the bike-share team and inform the next phase of its expansion.

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

Data captured by Stage Intelligence from cities operating schemes around the world shows artificial intelligence can increase operational efficiencies.

China boosts e-bike battery infrastructure

China boosts e-bike battery infrastructure

With 500 million e-bike users in China, Hellobike is forming a joint venture to put in place a smarter and safer solution for changing batteries.

North San Diego County rolls out tri-city electric bike-share pilot

North San Diego County rolls out tri-city electric bike-share pilot

The one-year pilot programme will introduce 500 GPS-enabled Gotcha e-bikes this summer in the coastal communities of Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar.

Philadelphia expands e-bike programme

Philadelphia expands e-bike programme

The US city will roll-out 400 more pedal-assist bikes and new stations, which it hopes will open the door for new cyclists who may not have considered bike-share previously.

Guide aims to help cities integrate micro-mobility options

Guide aims to help cities integrate micro-mobility options

The National League of Cities provides city case studies, policy advice and an overview of the challenges and opportunities presented by the various mobility options.

Do e-scooters and bikes share similar risks?

Do e-scooters and bikes share similar risks?

Based on internal and independent third party data, a research report on e-scooter safety by Bird suggests that e-scooters have a similar injury rate to bicycling.

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

With kerbside management central to many smart mobility options, Coord is making standardised kerb data publicly available through an open database licence.

AI aims to increase usability of Paris bike-share

AI aims to increase usability of Paris bike-share

The international mobility consortium behind the programme will use Stage’s Bico AI optimisation platform to reduce costs, bring efficiencies and provide a better experience
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Special Reports

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.

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