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Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond

Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond

New mobility options can improve the livability of cities but without the right strategy could have the polar opposite effect, say authors Giel Mertens and Rolf Bastiaanssen of Bax & Company, and Nico Larco of the University of Oregon.

Intel bids for ‘smartest building in the world’ title with new office

Intel bids for ‘smartest building in the world’ title with new office

The PTK1 building houses 14,000 sensors that generate up to 100 terabytes of data per day.

Tokyo named top global hospital city

Tokyo named top global hospital city

The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

The programme, powered by US seed accelerator Techstars, targets start-ups with innovative solutions that will help shape the cities of the future.

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

At a recent roundtable event, city leaders cut through the MaaS hype.

Road hazard alert system successfully piloted

Road hazard alert system successfully piloted

The Lane Hazard Warning system from Mitsubishi Electric and Here Technologies enables real-time sharing of the precise location of incidents from car-to-cloud-to-car.

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

The ‘move fast and break things’ era is over, say UK tech workers

Almost one in five UK tech workers surveyed by Doteveryone said they have quit jobs over ethical or moral concerns.