Smart Cities News

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand.

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.

Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Samsara’s City Insights enables government leaders to explore city traffic patterns and driving behaviour, specifically around harsh events like crashes and speed.

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Interoperability is the way forward for dynamic and effective smart cities, writes Gianni Minetti, CEO at Paradox Engineering

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

Mayflower Smart Cities and Places will allow Slough Borough Council to view data through customisable dashboards as well as share it with third parties through multiple export formats.

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

The Scottish city will be using the ClimateView software platform that is designed to help cities live up to their pledges of becoming carbon neutral by visualising action plans.

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.

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

Resource recommends a common data-sharing approach for smart cities

ATIS and US Ignite are publishing the Smart Cities Data Catalogue Specification, which aims to extend the value of data beyond governmental boundaries.

Transport partnership progresses plans for Scottish MaaS pilot project

Transport partnership progresses plans for Scottish MaaS pilot project

The Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership has chosen Fleetondemand’s mobility-as-a-service platform Mobilleo to support the trial of its Go-Hi rural mobility project.