Smart Cities News

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs

The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

The mass transportation system will visit Columbus, Arlington and Kansas City and other unnamed cities to give local communities a chance to see the technology first-hand.

Kansas City progresses 22-mile smart sewer assessment project

Kansas City progresses 22-mile smart sewer assessment project

It forms part of the city’s $4.5 billion sewer programme – the largest infrastructure investment in its 160-year history – funded through wastewater enterprise funds.

Sprint rolls out 5G in four US cities

Sprint rolls out 5G in four US cities

Over the coming weeks the service will extend to more than 2,000 square miles and 11 million people, giving Sprint the largest initial 5G coverage footprint in the US.

Toolkit aims to help civic leaders make an impact

Toolkit aims to help civic leaders make an impact

A new resource focuses on the key stages of developing a smart city and contends that putting citizens and wellbeing central can result in more productive urban spaces.

Former Kansas City CIO launches smart city consultancy

Former Kansas City CIO launches smart city consultancy

B2 Civic Solutions claims to have developed a replicable model for identifying, planning and resourcing smart solutions for communities of all sizes.

Sprint set to launch 5G in nine US cities

Sprint set to launch 5G in nine US cities

The communications services company has announced that standards-based 5G is on-air with a commercial service expected to be available in the first four cities in May

Envisioning smart cities

Envisioning smart cities

Envision America 2017 has announced this year’s participants in its Smart City initiative. So who is taking part?