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Report reveals how citizens are rethinking transportation

Report reveals how citizens are rethinking transportation

Lime surveyed citizens in Berlin, London, New York City, Seattle and Seoul about their pre- and post-Covid-19 lockdown transport choices and how these may impact future decisions.

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.

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

The study by British Business Energy examines cities across the globe to determine which offer the best and worst options for the eco-conscious worker.

Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable

Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable

The opening up of a city to cyclists is one of the best ways to enforce social distancing, increase public health and also change a citizen’s relationship with their city.

Cleantech start-ups address climate change

Cleantech start-ups address climate change

Participants in the Urban Future Prize were challenged to develop productive and equitable solutions in a number of areas, including smart cities.

NYC DOT encourages contactless parking payments

NYC DOT encourages contactless parking payments

In an effort to reduce people spreading germs by touching parking meters, the city of New York is encouraging all residents and visitors to pay for parking using an app.

Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025

Video surveillance is a popular area of AI deployment but the coronavirus pandemic could also see more use of the technology to better co-ordinate public health responses.

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

While the human toll can’t be underestimated, cities are now also facing the financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

Actions shared include converting parking spaces into restaurant food pick-up zones, allowing rear-door bus boarding, suspending fare collections and converting car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

Empire State Development is partnering with the Israel Innovation Authority to find solutions that will improve public service delivery and citizens’ quality of life.