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New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

The MTA and the Transit Innovation Partnership want to engage the private tech industry to evaluate and deploy technologies that make transport safer and more responsive to needs amid the pandemic.

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options

The platform helps to coordinate mobile assets and users to provide real-time insights into how they use company cars, scooters, charging stations and other components of the mobility ecosystem.

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.

Mobility innovation lab launched in Miami-Dade County

Mobility innovation lab launched in Miami-Dade County

C-Lab Miami plans to source and attract innovative mobility ideas and technologies from around the world and test them through local proof-of-concepts.

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin launches pilot to test scooter infrastructure

Austin Transportation and Swiftmile are undertaking the six-month, no-cost pilot project to test the usability of the company’s universal scooter parking and charging stations for e-scooters.

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Distributed acoustic sensing uses fibre infrastructure to take smart cities to a new scale by unlocking a wealth of use cases.