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First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

The test on the new form of transportation took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500-metre DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 unoccupied tests.

Las Vegas self-driving mobility service resumes operation

Las Vegas self-driving mobility service resumes operation

Service of the publicly available autonomous fleet run by Motional and Lyft was paused earlier this year due to Covid-19 but has resumed with enhanced protective measures.

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.

City of Las Vegas invests $1.5m in intelligent transportation technology

City of Las Vegas invests $1.5m in intelligent transportation technology

SenSen Networks’ AI-based technology will initially be used to automate the enforcement of hundreds of bylaws associated with regulating traffic and parking on city streets.

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.

Toyota and NTT join forces on smart city ‘platform of platforms’

Toyota and NTT join forces on smart city ‘platform of platforms’

The Japanese giants say partnering up makes sense amid shifts in their respective industries.

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.

NTT launches vehicle monitoring trial in Cyberjaya

NTT launches vehicle monitoring trial in Cyberjaya

The PoC will focus on congestion and road safety. NTT will adapt vehicle monitoring technology which it has deployed in the City of Las Vegas since February 2019.

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.

VIDEO: Smart city takeaways from CES 2020

VIDEO: Smart city takeaways from CES 2020

In partnership with SmartCitiesWorld, Diana Blass from Kurrant Insights rounds up the top smart city takeaways from this week’s CES event in Las Vegas.