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Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime
24 Nov 2020
The council wants to investigate how a shared e-bike service might fit into the transport network in the long-term in the New Zealand city.
Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion
18 Nov 2020
The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.
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.
Ranking reveals smartest and most sustainable cities
03 Jul 2020
Prepared by IESE Business School´s Centre for Globalisation and Strategy, the Cities in Motion Index 2020 analyses the level of development of 174 world cities.
Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback
02 Jul 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Octavi de la Varga, secretary general of Metropolis, about how its digital platform is helping the global village battle against Covid-19.
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.
Hyperloop company completes €7m financing round
02 Jun 2020
Spanish company Zeleros moves into the next phase of bringing the futuristic "fifth mode of transport" to reality and creating an ecosystem of international partners.
Consortium to deploy LTE wireless network for Grand Paris Express metro
13 Mar 2020
The private wireless network project will provide critical, high-speed wireless connectivity services to meet future operational and maintenance requirements.
Bogota ranked as 2019's most congested city
09 Mar 2020
Drivers in the Colombian capital lose 191 hours a year to congestion, according to the 2019 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and analyses trends in more than 900 cities.
The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?
05 Mar 2020
More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.
Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030
18 Feb 2020
According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people travel, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.
Six European cities tap AI to cut carbon emissions
27 Jan 2020
The EU AI4Cities project is using a challenge-based procurement approach to find solutions to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions.
Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs
24 Jan 2020
Fast-growing neighbourhoods are the perfect testing ground for the latest connected technologies. Toby Olshanetsky, co-founder and CEO of prooV, highlights a "quiet" technological revolution.
Edinburgh sets out bold vision for 2030 mobility
13 Jan 2020
The 10-year draft plan aims to respond to the city’s evolving demands as well as reinforce the Council’s ambition of making the Scottish capital carbon-neutral by 2030.
“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge
09 Jan 2020
Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.
York to ban cars in the centre by 2023
03 Jan 2020
“Non-essential” private cars are set to be restricted from York’s centre to meet climate ambitions and cut congestion and pollution.
Smart city trend tracker: The top stories on SmartCitiesWorld in 2019
20 Dec 2019
We round up our main takeaways from smart city developments in 2019. We’d love to hear yours.
Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality
16 Dec 2019
Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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