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Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet

Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet

As part of the Low Emissions Roadmap, Auckland Transport plans to only procure low emission buses from 2025 and have a full low emission fleet by 2040.

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications

It has partnered with Auckland Transport to install an IoT-enabled infrastructure in the Wynyard Quarter to demonstrate connected lighting, smart parking, smart benches and smart bins.

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.

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.