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Melbourne councils sign up to jump-start electric bike-share
06 Feb 2020
The Australian city has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jump, a subsidiary of Uber, which will see around 400 e-bikes introduced to the streets in early March.
Beacons aid access to Melbourne's business district for those with low vision
17 Dec 2019
The beacons will send audio messages about potential obstacles and intersections to users’ phones, to help people with low vision or blindness get around the city.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Melbourne councillors consider bold 10-year transport plan
18 Oct 2019
Plans aim to improve livability, help Melbourne become a leading bicycle city and implement consistent 40km/h vehicle speed limits across the city.
Tokyo named top global hospital city
17 Oct 2019
The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world
02 Sep 2019
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
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