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Electric buses begin operating in Copenhagen region
30 Jun 2021
Expected to save more than 4,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year, the electric buses will serve five towns on Zealand, which has 2.5 million inhabitants, as well as the island of Falster.
E-buses arrive in Odense and greater Copenhagen
17 Feb 2021
Keolis is preparing to put the 55 fully electric buses into service in summer 2021 on behalf of Movia and FynBus, the local public transport authorities.
Major cities sign the European Circular Cities Declaration
05 Oct 2020
The cities and regions are committed to act as ambassadors and champion a circular economy that leads to a resource-efficient, low-carbon and socially responsible society.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.
Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro join global coalition of cities working to create clean air for all
08 Sep 2020
By confirming their undertaking, the mayors of Bogotá and Rio de Janeiro come together with a coalition of 35 other city mayors that aim to ensure clean air for some 150 million people.
Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities
03 Jul 2020
Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.
Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable
25 May 2020
The opening up of a city to cyclists is one of the best ways to enforce social distancing, increase public health and also change a citizen’s relationship with their city.
Six European cities tap AI to cut carbon emissions
27 Jan 2020
The EU AI4Cities project is using a challenge-based procurement approach to find solutions to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions.
21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme
14 Jan 2020
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.
Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards
10 Dec 2019
Buildings account for three-quarters of DC’s carbon emissions. New regulation requires large buildings to reduce energy and greenhouse gas.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
11 Nov 2019
Overarching strategies, funding approaches and business models all need to be adjusted if cities are to see a genuine return on their investment in smart city tech, says Itai Dadon, global head of smart cities at Itron.
Hitachi presents future train station concept, including robots and real-time service adjustments
15 Oct 2019
Hitachi envisions AI-enabled robots transforming passenger experience.
Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe
11 Oct 2019
The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.
Mayors back a Global Green New Deal
10 Oct 2019
Mayors from around the world are committing to help transfer global resources away from fossil fuels "into action" that averts the climate emergency.
Cities commit to ‘clean construction’ to cut building emissions by up to 44 per cent
09 Oct 2019
Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm have pledged to reduce emissions from construction as new research is released.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions
07 Oct 2019
A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.
Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action
24 Sep 2019
At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.
Mayors back global climate strike as citizens flag crisis as number-one issue
20 Sep 2019
Mayors voice their support and public say climate crisis is the most important issue, ahead of migration, terrorism and the economy.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world
02 Sep 2019
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.
NYC launches air quality challenge
10 Jun 2019
The open innovation call hopes to attract new ideas to help reduce the negative impacts of urban air pollution and urban heat island effect.
09 Jan 2020
“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge
Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.
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