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Chicago develops app to communicate directly with those who may be Covid-19 positive
30 Apr 2020
As well as provide important information and guidance, the Chi Covid Coach could also help with the city’s forward-looking strategy to develop a registry for a future vaccine.
Chicago strengthens EV charging measures for new buildings
29 Apr 2020
The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready ordinance updates the city’s municipal code to increase the number of private parking spaces equipped with EV-charging capacity.
Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city
09 Mar 2020
Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.
Sidewalk Labs unveils digital twin and 'Lego' vision for 35-storey timber building
10 Feb 2020
Sidewalk Labs claims 35 storeys would be the highest mass timber building so far. The team modelled how it would perform compared to a traditional concrete building of the same size.
Chicago reduces emissions by 15 per cent between 2005-2017
10 Feb 2020
To further its environmental efforts, the city has also purchased 95,000 renewable energy credits to reduce its reliance on electricity and natural gas.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
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.
Smart cities must be accessible by design
01 Nov 2019
While technology can help improve life in cities for people with disabilities, there’s a risk that without adequate oversight and appropriate input, it could widen inequality. Three city leaders share their ideas!
Accenture expands its innovation footprint in Chicago
21 Oct 2019
The global consulting firm is launching a new Industry X.0 Studio to help accelerate the development of smart connected products and services “from months to weeks”.
Chicago Mayor proposes merging tech and fleet departments to save $1 million
16 Oct 2019
Mayor Lightfoot says the move will save money and drive efficiencies. Chicago’s former CDO called it a “terrible decision".
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.
01 Jun 2020
Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
06 May 2020
OnDemand 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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