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Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

GrowSmarter cities publish recommendations for policymakers

GrowSmarter cities publish recommendations for policymakers

Barcelona, Cologne and Stockholm, the three Lighthouse cities in the EC-funded project, highlight the importance of early citizen engagement and the value of demonstrator projects.

E-commerce delivery emissions on track to increase 30% in cities by 2030

E-commerce delivery emissions on track to increase 30% in cities by 2030

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.

New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability

New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability

The programme aims to show what can happen when the private and public sector team up with civic groups and academic experts to tackle the biggest challenges facing the city.

Kansas City moves to make all bus travel free

Kansas City moves to make all bus travel free

he free bus service is expected to cost around $8 million and has been pitched as a major help to low-income residents who rely on transit to commute to work.

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.

UK bus operator trials Google Pay for mobile ticketing

UK bus operator trials Google Pay for mobile ticketing

Passengers taking part in the First Bus pilot in Glasgow can tap their Android phone on a contactless reader to validate their journey.

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Greyp envisions a network where every vehicle has a digital wallet and is advancing its work on automating vehicle payments for tolls, rentals and green-energy charging.

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Vulog has announced the latest update to its multi-modal, multi-city platform which has increased user engagement by a third, while Iomob and Karhoo are partnering for MaaS projects.