Smart Cities News

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

The Trafficware system from Cubic will bring traffic network data into a single repository to provide the city with a 360-degree view of transportation operations.

How technology will shape transportation in smart cities

How technology will shape transportation in smart cities

In the coming decade, several converging trends will amount to the most transformative change to impact global cities and public transportation since the automobile, says Adam Cohen, University of California, Berkeley.

StreetLight Data expands traffic counts to Canada

StreetLight Data expands traffic counts to Canada

The mobility big data specialist provides on-demand traffic volumes for more than 4.5 million miles of Canadian and US roadway, based on 100 billion location points every month.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

Simply asking people what they want through consultations, surveys and focus groups isn’t enough – cities have to reach a much broader range of people and move towards true ‘co-creation’.

Taoyuan to roll out smart city scooter platform

Taoyuan to roll out smart city scooter platform

The Taiwanese city will launch Gogoro’s GoShare end-to-end mobility sharing platform to further build on its smart transportation efforts through electric vehicles.

Metro Manila partners for smart city projects

Metro Manila partners for smart city projects

The region is working with Iveda on a series of smart city and digital transformation projects and has just completed an intelligent video surveillance pilot in Caloocan.

Why smart cities need smart buildings

Why smart cities need smart buildings

As the two ecosystems evolve, they will have ample opportunity to feed off each other, says Thomas Seiler, CEO at u-blox.

Pittsburgh calculates environmental and economic impact of its infrastructure

Pittsburgh calculates environmental and economic impact of its infrastructure

The US city is using the Siemens City Performance Tool to identify a technology roadmap to help it reduce carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030.

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023

The latest IDC smart cities spending guide highlights priority areas as resilient energy and infrastructure projects followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transportation.