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City of Fremont launches autonomous shuttle service for employees
28 Feb 2020
The service, provided by Pony.ai, is part of Fremont’s drive to decrease single-driver commuting and has the potential to expand beyond city employees in the future.
Blockchain trust protocol launched to connect Beijing, Geneva and Toronto
20 Jan 2020
The cities will serve as interconnected hubs for blockchain centres of excellence around the world and operate under a common trust protocol.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
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.
No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI
27 Sep 2019
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
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Smart cities spending to reach $189 billion in 2023
02 Jul 2019
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.
Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief
05 Jun 2019
With air pollution the theme of World Environment Day, the UN is calling on everyone to take action to explore renewable energy and green technologies.
APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022
10 Apr 2019
Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.
The war on smog
07 Mar 2019
Charles Carter looks at the latest initiatives to tackle air pollution and one of its biggest causes.
UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities
05 Mar 2019
It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
18 May 2020
Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
05 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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