Smart Cities News

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Seoul, Songdo and Sejong may capture most of the smart city headlines about South Korea but Daejeon is proving itself to be a key contender too.

Climate crisis shoots up UK cities’ list of priorities

Climate crisis shoots up UK cities’ list of priorities

Half of the respondents listed climate change as one of their top policy priorities, compared to just five per cent last year.

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.

OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility

OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility

Join this webinar to understand how intermodality is key to sustainability and how to map the strategy.

OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

Based on new research and case studies, this webinar will explore the journey to more open, interoperable smart city solutions.

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data

Trust is emerging as the number-one challenge when implementing smart city projects.

Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities

The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.

Glasgow aims to phase out single-use plastics by 2022

Glasgow aims to phase out single-use plastics by 2022

The Council’s Plastics Reduction Strategy has set out a 24-point action plan for preventing and reducing the amount of plastic used and then disposed of in the Scottish city.

Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap

Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap

Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city must kick its "zero-emissions transportation future into high gear" and the goal is to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in GHGs and pollution by the 2028 Olympic Games.