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NLC urges Congress to step up and deliver more aid as Covid cases continue to rise

NLC urges Congress to step up and deliver more aid as Covid cases continue to rise

A survey by the National League of Cities reveals that 71 per cent of US cities indicate their government’s condition will worsen without another stimulus package.

Epidemiologically-guided office of the future revealed

Epidemiologically-guided office of the future revealed

The prototype office is an interactive learning centre where leaders can experience first-hand latest designs, technologies and collaborations for workplace health, security, confidence and comfort.

On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs

On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs

Those living in the Farmington and Farmington Hills area can plan their journeys and book their trip on the Smart Quick Connect On-Demand service, a dynamically-routed transit system.

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

Investment in smart streetlighting to hit $28bn over next decade

The sixth edition of the industry standard study of the global streetlighting market shows that well over a quarter of all streetlights globally have been converted to LEDs.

Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system

Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system

Plan proposes five key measures including smart traffic signals and intelligent intersections to make the city’s transportation system more resilient in response to the effects of Covid-19.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore

IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Cities need to invest in its number one asset - its people - in the wake of Covid-19, writes Michael Proman, Managing Director, Scrum Ventures

UK solar rail pioneer secures funding for community solar farm

UK solar rail pioneer secures funding for community solar farm

The 3.75 MW Cuckmere Community Solar Farm in Berwick, East Sussex, will be built to power the London mainline railway via a ‘private-wire’ direct connection.