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Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

The Connected Cities Lab will collaborate with several branches across council to support the city’s planning and use data and evidence as the foundation for priority and planning.

LA and the World Economic Forum present blueprint for global UAM adoption

LA and the World Economic Forum present blueprint for global UAM adoption

Clean, safe and inclusive urban air mobility closer to becoming a reality with new partnership.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

Government-to-university network expands in the US

Government-to-university network expands in the US

The Volcker Alliance’s initiative aims to connect governments’ hiring and research needs with local university capacity and is expanding into Chicago and North Carolina.

LA announces winner of new streetlight design

LA announces winner of new streetlight design

Project Room’s winning design reimagines the traditional lamp post as a bundle of tubes where each service is assigned a dedicated tube fabricated from steel or aluminum.

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

The C40 Cities network has announced its agenda for delivering a sustainable and equitable recovery plan from the pandemic and calls for support for the vision from national government.

Electrify America completes first cross-country charging route

Electrify America completes first cross-country charging route

The first of two cross-country routes to be completed this year, it spans 11 states and over 2,700 miles to take drivers from Los Angeles to Washington DC.

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Moovit and Tranzito are joining forces to create kerbside mobility hubs which enable users to plan their trips and book and pay for shared mobility rides from A to B without a smartphone.

Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?

Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?

Even if US cities could maintain a 10 per cent drop in traffic volumes in the recovery phase, they could significantly improve their climate impact standing, according to a new study by StreetLight Data.

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

50 major US cities double their solar capacity

The analysts behind the seventh Shining Cities 2020 report said each year the study has revealed that more local leaders are pursuing solar projects and smart local policies.