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Navigation app to help visually impaired travellers tested in Versailles
21 May 2021
NaviLens technology is based on image recognition using augmented QR codes, placed along designated customer itineraries, and a smartphone app that provides voice guidance.
Basque Coast launches second electric bus rapid transit line
14 May 2021
Keolis will run the 10km line on behalf of Basque Country Public Transport Authority and it will link Tarnos to Bayonne in south-west France, carrying around 90,000 passengers per month.
Driverless passenger shuttle launched in Paris Ile-de-France
01 Apr 2021
The autonomous shuttles will serve the suburban train station of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines-Montigny-le-Bretonneux and several local business parks in the Île-de-France Mobilités network.
French city targets smarter parking, buildings and waste with IoT network
27 Jan 2021
The city of Saint-Grégoire in north-western France is working with Kerlink to install a customised IoT network and has already achieved a 43 per cent reduction in electricity consumption.
Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe
15 Oct 2020
The French city was praised for its pioneering approach to climate management that includes a strong commitment to systemic change and an innovative participative approach to city governance.
Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city
09 Mar 2020
Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.
Paris uses open source to get closer to the citizen
11 Oct 2019
Paris wants to share its Lutece platform with other cities to boost agility, cost savings and shared benefits.
E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country
09 Sep 2019
The 12km line will be 100 per cent electric and will connect the French cities of Bayonne and Biarritz in 30 minutes and be operated by Keolis.
Energy boost for hydrogen bike
14 Aug 2019
A fleet of the fuel cell Alpha bikes are heading to the G7 World Summit in Biarritz to provide sustainable transport for journalists covering the event.
Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case
26 Jun 2019
The French state has taken insufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a court has found in a landmark case brought by a mother and daughter.
Door-to-door transport for travellers across France
22 May 2019
Karhoo is partnering with SNCF to deliver the Mon Chauffeur service through an integrated mobility platform that enables train passengers to book first- and last-mile journeys.
Digital democracy as a response to the gilets jaunes – lessons learned
15 Apr 2019
French MP Paula Forteza talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the lessons learned from this large-scale consultation exercise and details how France has tried to channel the anger seen on its streets into positive public engagement.
Mobile ticketing arrives in Rome
01 Apr 2019
The Italian capital’s tour bus operator is rolling out the Justride ticketing platform which removes the need for tourists to visit a travel shop to buy their ticket.
France top for sustainable parking policy
25 Mar 2019
A report from the European Cyclists’ Federation finds it is the only country that has introduced maximum norms for car parking at a national level.
JCDecaux street furniture to boost France's connectivity
31 Jan 2019
The outdoor advertising company is supporting telecoms operators to roll out small cells in 10 French cities this year
22 Jun 2021
smartmicro: seamless object tracking at the intersection
smartmicro is bringing a new approach to traffic detection through radar synchronisation for seamless object tracking.
Connecting the silos to open up the smart city
Smart lighting: why we are discussing it again
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
OnDemand Webinar: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
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