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Boston kicks off its Reimagine Main Streets programme
25 Nov 2020
The goal is to embed greater equity into the programme, particularly as local economies feel the impact of Covid-19, and to help close the racial wealth gap.
Boston awarded grant to fund strategic heat resilience planning study
13 Oct 2020
It will form a critical component of the Climate Ready Boston initiative, which aims to develop resilient solutions to prepare the city for the effects of climate change.
Boston seeks partner for urban forest plan
01 Oct 2020
The 20-year vision will set citywide goals for canopy protection as well as help to tackle climate change and enhance the quality of life for all Bostonians.
City of Boston explores the use of e-cargo bikes
20 Jul 2020
Mayor Martin Walsh has released a request for information to find out how such bikes could fit into Boston’s delivery landscape and identify current obstacles to adoption by private businesses.
City of Boston partners with hospital in Covid-19 testing programme
27 Apr 2020
Massachusetts General Hospital will collect data from 1,000 asymptomatic Boston residents in a study to gather intelligence to evaluate community exposure.
Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality
16 Dec 2019
Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.
Boston ranked top for energy efficiency
29 Jul 2019
In the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, the city earned the highest score for its building policies and a perfect score for its energy efficiency outreach and programmes.
Boston mayor wants better management of ride-sharing services
24 Jul 2019
Mayor Martin Walsh says the city has to find ways to make ride-share part of sustainable and equitable transportation systems.
Boston searches for its safest drivers
07 May 2019
As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.
Boston sets roadmap for carbon neutrality
30 Jan 2019
The US city is devising its plan to reduce carbon pollution in buildings and transportation and is updating its climate action plan
25 Mar 2021
On the right side of the game: how open source is making digital laggards catch up
FIWARE CEO Ulrich Ahle speaks to Graeme Neill about how the Smart Cities for Germany programme is helping the country’s poor track record on digitising services and how the battle for public opinion on open-source has been won.
Think Tank: When the sea swallows your cities
Think Tank: Cities on the frontline and lessons for a resilient recovery
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
White paper: Securing smart city systems against cyberattacks
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
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