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Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

The Smart Dubai Government is introducing the award for government entities that have fully implemented the Dubai Paperless Strategy.

Dubai strikes deal for ‘sky pod’ transit system

Dubai strikes deal for ‘sky pod’ transit system

The move is part of Dubai’s goal for 25 per cent of mobility journeys to be via autonomous transit by 2030.

Machine learning technology gives Dubai university building "a brain"

Machine learning technology gives Dubai university building "a brain"

A pilot test of Honeywell’s smart building technology has reportedly helped Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai achieve an initial 10 per cent in energy savings.

Dubai advances towards blockchain vision with 24 use cases

Dubai advances towards blockchain vision with 24 use cases

Government and private sector companies are implementing 24 blockchain use cases across eight industry sectors including health, transportation and education.

“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge

“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.

E-service could process Dubai residency applications in under 40 minutes

E-service could process Dubai residency applications in under 40 minutes

Running on the Dubai Now platform, the application facilitates the transactions and procedures required to issue residency visas.

Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards

Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards

Buildings account for three-quarters of DC’s carbon emissions. New regulation requires large buildings to reduce energy and greenhouse gas.

Dubai claims world’s largest 3D-printed building

Dubai claims world’s largest 3D-printed building

Apis Cor 3D-printed the walls of the two-storey administrative building for the municipality of Dubai.