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Citi commits $2 million to expand financial inclusion support for citizens with disabilities
12 Nov 2019
The participating cities are New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
On-demand microtransit could cut city traffic by 30 per cent
07 Nov 2019
A new study highlights the benefits demonstrated by on-demand microtransit in four cities and finds that it could help cities reduce traffic by 15 to 30 per cent if deployed at scale and with the right regulatory framework.
Boston gives $100,000 for non-profits to close digital divide
18 Oct 2019
Boston’s Digital Equity Fund provides support to community-based organisations that help ensure all residents can participate in the digital world.
Tokyo named top global hospital city
17 Oct 2019
The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.
Boston’s climate plan update targets major source of emissions – buildings
10 Oct 2019
The City of Boston has released an update to its Climate Action Plan, focused on buildings – the single greatest source of emissions city-wide.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
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.
Inaugural report card on US smart city progress: “Disappointing”
19 Sep 2019
Of 24 cities, Seattle received the highest rating overall and St. Louis the lowest.
Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design
11 Sep 2019
Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.
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.
Carlsbad rips up the RFP in favour of challenge-based search for transformation partners
Carlsbad wants to be the “best-run government” around and is seeking digital transformation partners to support this.
11 Nov 2019
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
08 Nov 2019
Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond
06 Nov 2019
Cities are becoming smarter, but how do we make them safer and more resilient?
08 Nov 2019
Smart cities: Where's the ROI?
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
19 Nov 2019
Smart City Expo World Congress 2019
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