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Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

The initial phase of the project will test technology and explore the viability of a more than 40-mile driverless vehicle corridor between Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor.

South Korea progresses IoT network for its expressways

South Korea progresses IoT network for its expressways

The Korean Expressway Corporation is building the IoT network with Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol as the first stage of a four-year deployment plan.

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

Alliance members seek to improve quality of life within Colorado’s diverse communities by building relationships across sectors and jurisdictions to pilot and scale new technologies.

Public-private coalition launches intelligent mobility project in Nevada

Public-private coalition launches intelligent mobility project in Nevada

Lidar sensors have been integrated with traffic signals in Reno to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic to help improve traffic analytics, congestion management and pedestrian safety.

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

The boulevard of Kulosaaren puistotie is being converted into a shared in-roadway with motor vehicles required to adjust their speeds according to cycling.

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

Green tech start-up Trojan Energy is installing 200 of its chargers across Brent and Camden as part of the Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways project.

New York City residents to field test new electric vehicle charging technology

New York City residents to field test new electric vehicle charging technology

Siemens eMobility solutions’ meter integrated charger provides an innovative, cost-effective approach to measuring the quantity of electricity needed to charge electric vehicles.

Open source initiative aims to accelerate deployment of earthquake early-warning systems

Open source initiative aims to accelerate deployment of earthquake early-warning systems

Linux Foundation is collaborating with IBM and Grillo on the OpenEEW project to help reduce the costs of systems, accelerate earthquake preparedness around the world and save lives.

SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

It will explore the latest news, trends, analysis and people moves inside the industry and in the coming months feature job vacancies and employer profiles.