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Oslo's oldest car-sharing service enhances offering for users and municipalities
15 Jan 2021
Bilkollektivet will collaborate with the shared mobility specialist, Digital Mobility Solutions, to provide a “total package” for Norwegian municipalities less equipped for car-sharing.
Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration
24 Nov 2020
Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.
Major cities sign the European Circular Cities Declaration
05 Oct 2020
The cities and regions are committed to act as ambassadors and champion a circular economy that leads to a resource-efficient, low-carbon and socially responsible society.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
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.
London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking
04 Jun 2020
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.
New partners sign up to self-driving mobility trials in Norway
30 Apr 2020
The purpose of the self-driving vehicle trials is to explore ways to integrate autonomous vehicles into Ruter’s public transport service and provide new mobility services.
Zero pedestrian fatalities in Helsinki traffic in 2019
04 Feb 2020
The Finnish capital has improved traffic safety in the city through a range of measures including increased traffic control and reducing speed limits.
‘Drivers are guests’: How Oslo cut traffic deaths to almost zero in 2019
09 Jan 2020
Oslo’s governing mayor tells SmartCitiesWorld how the city is making its streets safer, and that autonomous vehicles could help with retaining and improving the results.
Cities commit to ‘clean construction’ to cut building emissions by up to 44 per cent
09 Oct 2019
Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm have pledged to reduce emissions from construction as new research is released.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions
07 Oct 2019
A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.
ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland
17 Sep 2019
Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.
Helsinki top for work-life balance
07 Aug 2019
A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.
C40 announces first 15 "beacons of sustainable design"
29 May 2019
Projects from Chicago, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Paris and Reykjavik have been chosen in the first round of the organisation’s Reinventing Cities competition.
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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