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Why the Toronto Quayside project is a cautionary tale and a missed opportunity
20 May 2020
While dogged by controversy, Toronto could have showcased exactly what a smart city could deliver, something that is important now more than ever.
City of Las Vegas invests $1.5m in intelligent transportation technology
20 Apr 2020
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.
UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech
02 Apr 2020
Alongside the review, the government also announced £90 million in funding for technology trials in three new ‘future transport zones’.
Uber files lawsuit against LADOT over dockless data-sharing
25 Mar 2020
Uber claimed it has been left with little choice than to take the action but LADOT defended its data policy and lamented the “unfortunate timing".
From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”
11 Mar 2020
A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.
Uber joins privacy coalition to curb city data collection
02 Mar 2020
Newly formed CARS says it wants to “set the record straight” about MDS programmes but LADOT called it “a disinformation campaign”.
Sidewalk Labs urged to justify digital solutions
27 Feb 2020
A new report acknowledges the potential benefits of the digital infrastructure proposals for Waterfront Toronto but questions whether they create sufficient public benefits.
London Mayor shares “proven results” on air quality
25 Feb 2020
NO2 exceedances fell dramatically but many sites still recorded PM2.5 levels above the recommended limit.
Zillow launches affordable housing search tool for Seattle
20 Feb 2020
The tool aims to reduce the time it takes to manually look for available homes that are affordable and accessible.
LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump
13 Feb 2020
Many cities around the world are looking for ways to benefit from dockless scooters and bikes while ensuring safety and reducing disruption. For them and mobility companies, this case is one to watch.
Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Octavi de la Varga, secretary general of Metropolis, about how its digital platform is helping the global village battle against Covid-19.
14 Jul 2020
Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier
06 Jul 2020
Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there
06 Jul 2020
Coming together to manage uncertainty
09 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
16 Jun 2020
WEBINAR: Open Cities: Why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
15 Jun 2020
Buildings are getting smarter: are they also getting healthier?
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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