Smart Cities News

Ubicquia raises $30m in funding to expand smart city solutions

Ubicquia raises $30m in funding to expand smart city solutions

The company’s smart city platforms plug into existing streetlights to provide critical services, including advanced light control and video artificial intelligence.

Merida to roll out smart traffic solutions to better manage urban mobility

Merida to roll out smart traffic solutions to better manage urban mobility

Cubic’s Trafficware ATMS central transport management platform brings traffic network data into a single repository for a real-time, integrated view of traffic operations.

Bogota announces major street furniture project

Bogota announces major street furniture project

The 15-year deal includes the design, installation, operation and maintenance of more than 6,000 displays that will provide new public services.

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city

Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.

Moovit and Waze launch carpool pilot

Moovit and Waze launch carpool pilot

The companies claim this is the first community collaboration of its kind and will roll out to Android users in the US, Brazil, Mexico and Israel.