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Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections
08 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne has teamed with Cubic Transportation Systems to test how its artificial intelligence technology with real-time computer vision tracking can help improve road safety.
Melbourne fast-tracks 40km of bike lanes
17 Jun 2020
As well as create more space to help cyclists maintain physical distance, the plan is also part of the city’s 10-year roadmap for Melbourne to become a premier cycling city.
Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city
08 Jun 2020
Plans to plant 150,000 trees and shrubs form part of the Australian city’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic by creating jobs and enhancing public space, in addition to tackling the climate emergency.
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
21 May 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force
29 Apr 2020
Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.
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.
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.
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
02 Jul 2020
Accelerating city digitisation and avoiding silos with interoperable IoT data model and LPWA networks
16 Jun 2020
WEBINAR: Open Cities: Why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter
15 Jun 2020
Buildings are getting smarter: are they also getting healthier?
09 Jun 2020
Open and interoperable smart cities: Closing the gap
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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