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Climate crisis shoots up UK cities’ list of priorities
05 Dec 2019
Half of the respondents listed climate change as one of their top policy priorities, compared to just five per cent last year.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index
28 Nov 2019
The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.
Amazon finalists highlight city cloud innovation
26 Nov 2019
Initiatives up for awards include the use of data to tackle the opioid crisis and homelessness, an open-data-powered Alexa service and an earthquake warning app.
Being ‘hyperconnected’ boosts cities’ ROI
25 Nov 2019
Hyperconnected leaders include Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, London, Melbourne, Copenhagen and Dublin.
Huawei seals smart city deal with Barcelona
21 Nov 2019
They will collaborate on projects relating to 5G, smart city applications and digital transformation.
Calgary ranked best city for driving
15 Nov 2019
Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.
Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?
15 Nov 2019
Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.
Citi commits $2 million to expand financial inclusion support for citizens with disabilities
12 Nov 2019
The participating cities are New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
On-demand microtransit could cut city traffic by 30 per cent
07 Nov 2019
A new study highlights the benefits demonstrated by on-demand microtransit in four cities and finds that it could help cities reduce traffic by 15 to 30 per cent if deployed at scale and with the right regulatory framework.
Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies
Seoul, Songdo and Sejong may capture most of the smart city headlines about South Korea but Daejeon is proving itself to be a key contender too.
02 Dec 2019
Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data
22 Nov 2019
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
11 Nov 2019
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
02 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
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