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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.

Seoul: A city based on data

Seoul: A city based on data

The South Korean capital believes the analysis of urban patterns forms the bedrock of smart infrastructure and services. SmartCitiesWorld explores how it has been using data more intelligently since 2011.

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

Barcelona rallies to mitigate economic impact of MWC cancellation

MWC was cancelled for the first time in its 33-year history last week when organiser GSMA said it had become “impossible” for the show to go ahead in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Pupils invited to help make Edinburgh a smart city

Pupils invited to help make Edinburgh a smart city

The pilot programme will encourage pupils to use data science and technologies like the IoT to tackle local issues and help to transform the city.

Milton Keynes launches ride-sharing trial

Milton Keynes launches ride-sharing trial

Trial will help the council understand whether shared ride services could complement Milton Keynes’ bus network as part of its review later this year.

Cardiff secures £21m for air quality improvements

Cardiff secures £21m for air quality improvements

The award follows a request for the local authority to identify measures to address air quality urgently.

London extends school air quality audit programme

London extends school air quality audit programme

The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

More than 150 electric buses will be introduced in the region covering Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille, where 180 million trips are made by bus each year.

Georgia lab takes autonomous vehicle infrastructure testing to the streets

Georgia lab takes autonomous vehicle infrastructure testing to the streets

The initiative aims to solve challenges to help connected and autonomous vehicles talk to traffic signals.

Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data

Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data

San Diego’s smart streetlight programme has generated some concerns and criticism but the city insists that privacy is paramount.