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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.

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

Alongside the review, the government also announced £90 million in funding for technology trials in three new ‘future transport zones’.

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

Actions shared include converting parking spaces into restaurant food pick-up zones, allowing rear-door bus boarding, suspending fare collections and converting car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

How 5G-powered robots are helping China fight coronavirus

5G patrol robots are being deployed to monitor mask-wearing and body temperatures in public places while an intelligent robot developed in a week will be used to disinfect hospitals.

WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies

WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies

Find out how to Curiosity Lab in Peachtree Corners (USA) is fostering smart city and autonomous mobility innovation.

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Milan’s Chief Resilience Officer shares how his city is working to address the COVID-19 emergency today, while also looking ahead to what’s next.

ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations

ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations

Find out how to unify municipal water systems and provide complete visibility of the entire water cycle, from source to reclamation and customised for each stakeholder’s unique needs.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.

UrbanLeague network launched to help city officials collaborate on coronavirus

UrbanLeague network launched to help city officials collaborate on coronavirus

The network from UrbanLeap is a place for city officials to share best practices and insights. It also tracks upcoming webinars and hosts resources.

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

The money would cover critical activities to stem the spread of the virus and bolster city services and economies.