Smart Cities News

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Brussels collaborates with Bloomberg Philanthropies on clean air initiative

Brussels collaborates with Bloomberg Philanthropies on clean air initiative

The Brussels Clean Air Partnership aims to implement a wide range of projects to support policy to reduce air pollution, including the use of low-cost monitoring devices to provide critical data.

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme

The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.

Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?

Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?

There’s no shortage of hope and hype about the benefits 5G is going to bring but something else is gaining traction too: dissent. Who is going to step up and provide a coherent response?

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Smart cities won’t meet their goal of improving citizens’ quality of life unless they’re built in an open and standardised way, says Kary Främling.

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Drivers in India’s most populous city expect to spend an average of 65 per cent extra time stuck in traffic, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index.

Brussels halts 5G activity because of radiation concerns

Brussels halts 5G activity because of radiation concerns

The regional government is concerned that 5G technology can’t measure the radiation levels from 5G antennas.

Keolis adds Belgium car park to its multi-modal vision

Keolis adds Belgium car park to its multi-modal vision

Mobility company’s parking subsidiary has won its first contract in Belgium to run a car park with arterial links to the city and direct connection to Brussels metro