Smart Cities News

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

Collaboration to support Sustainable Development Goals for Melbourne

The Connected Cities Lab will collaborate with several branches across council to support the city’s planning and use data and evidence as the foundation for priority and planning.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

New York utility launches home EV smart charging pilot programme

New York utility launches home EV smart charging pilot programme

Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Orange & Rockland are partnering with Uplight and Enel X to offer rebates to encourage drivers to charge their vehicles during times of the cleanest power generation.

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Agreement between Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority and the Dubai Air Navigation Services aims to step up cooperation in examining all aspects of the use of AAVs.

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals how digitisation and advancements in Internet of Things are driving the large-scale adoption of sensor technologies for the development of smart cities.

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

This marks the first ever e-scooter pilot in New York State and is scheduled to launch later this month with electric transportation specialist Bird the exclusive provider.

Companies fuse data and resources to address the world's "biggest" mobility problems

Companies fuse data and resources to address the world's "biggest" mobility problems

SteetLight Data and Boston Consulting Group are joining forces to help the public and private sectors navigate the transportation challenges and opportunities of the post-Covid-19 world.

New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

The MTA and the Transit Innovation Partnership want to engage the private tech industry to evaluate and deploy technologies that make transport safer and more responsive to needs amid the pandemic.

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

Onyx Equities wants to create an innovation corridor in White Plains and attract tech companies that might be rethinking office occupancies in a post-pandemic world.

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Calgary Transit launches mobile ticketing system

Masabi’s JustRide platform allows passengers to buy tickets and passes anytime, anywhere, using their smartphones and provides a contactless service in the Covid-19 era.