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Carlsbad rips up the RFP in favour of challenge-based search for transformation partners
08 Nov 2019
Carlsbad wants to be the “best-run government” around and is seeking digital transformation partners to support this.
Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond
08 Nov 2019
New mobility options can improve the livability of cities but without the right strategy could have the polar opposite effect, say authors Giel Mertens and Rolf Bastiaanssen of Bax & Company, and Nico Larco of the University of Oregon.
Portland’s procurement aims to minimise sensor waste
07 Nov 2019
IoT sensors are deployed in many smart city projects but recycling the small electronics used in them is difficult. Portland wants to promote sustainable procurement and re-usability.
Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back
01 Nov 2019
The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.
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.
Maine municipalities make energy- and cost-savings with LED conversion
19 Sep 2019
On average the projects are saving the municipalities almost 70 per cent in annual kWH hours and reducing consumption by more than 2.3 million kWh annually.
Replica spins out from Sidewalk Labs
16 Sep 2019
The company uses modelling tools to give public agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, why, and where people travel across the city.
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.
Portland's smart city team launches equity consulting advisors project
01 Aug 2019
Equity consulting advisors will participate as members of the smart cities steering committee and help to evaluate proposed projects and shape long-term partnerships.
Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC
21 Jul 2019
The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.
Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies
Seoul, Songdo and Sejong may capture most of the smart city headlines about South Korea but Daejeon is proving itself to be a key contender too.
02 Dec 2019
Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data
22 Nov 2019
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
11 Nov 2019
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
02 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
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