Smart Cities News

Accenture expands its innovation footprint in Chicago

Accenture expands its innovation footprint in Chicago

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”.

Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

The ride-sharing company wants to help users unlock the transportation options in their city by enabling them to see all ride options from within its app.

What can theme parks teach us about smart cities?

What can theme parks teach us about smart cities?

At first glance, theme parks and smart cities may seem very different but behind the scenes, there could be a lot to learn about visitor experience and design, says Bill Coan, ITEC Entertainment.

Columbus: first US city to meet ozone compliance rules

Columbus: first US city to meet ozone compliance rules

Several federal regulations pertaining to fuel and motor vehicle emission standards decreased emissions to help the area achieve the standard.

Columbus implements single payment platform across different mobility services

Columbus implements single payment platform across different mobility services

Siemens Mobility and Bytemark are working with the Ohio city to integrate new technology into the Smart Columbus Operating System for a frictionless customer experience.

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

The municipality hopes the partnership will help it to shape the future of smart mobility and ultimately make roads safer and more efficient.

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

The mass transportation system will visit Columbus, Arlington and Kansas City and other unnamed cities to give local communities a chance to see the technology first-hand.

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

The on-demand deployment connects riders to the Southpark Industrial Park, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and the new Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital.

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Smart Columbus has chosen intelligent transportation system provider Kapsch to oversee the integration of the environment, designed to improve safety and mobility.