Smart Cities News

Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success

Pioneering cities demonstrate fundamentals for PPP success

Shobhit Jain, Director of Product Innovation at HERE Technologies, shares his insights on how to succeed with public-private partnerships.

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.

Greenwich’s smart city benchmarking toolkit for adaptability and resilience

Greenwich’s smart city benchmarking toolkit for adaptability and resilience

Allan Mayo, Smart City Strategist, DG Cities, outlines how DG Cities is using an evidence-based tool to ensure its smart city strategy has resilience and adaptability at the core. Other cities could replicate the methodology.

London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"

London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"

A new standard agreement for commercial landlords and public property owners is designed to speed up the process which allows mobile providers access to rooftops and other sites to install kit.

Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project

Deerfield Beach launches city-wide energy efficiency project

The Florida city will work with Siemens on a 17-year infrastructure improvement project which will also increase the use of alternative energy sources.

VIDEO: Ten cities prioritise shared challenges to speed solutions

VIDEO: Ten cities prioritise shared challenges to speed solutions

The ten cities are collaborating through the Future State Co-Foundery.

Stirling on track to be CityFibre's first 'Gigabit City' by mid-2020

Stirling on track to be CityFibre's first 'Gigabit City' by mid-2020

The CityFibre network in Stirling will serve as a backbone for the future deployment of 5G and a host of Internet of Things and smart city applications.

Council trial finds “breakthrough” technology could dramatically cut UK waste

Council trial finds “breakthrough” technology could dramatically cut UK waste

The trial suggests that if the HERU was rolled out across the UK, it could prevent 13.5 million tonnes of resource entering the UK’s waste system.

Cities first: How to end the shared mobility ‘tug of war’

Cities first: How to end the shared mobility ‘tug of war’

Scott Shepard, Chief Commercial Officer, Free2Move, highlights lessons learned in Europe and North America about how to succeed with shared mobility so that cities can leverage the best from mobility innovations and investments.

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.