Smart Cities News

Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

The initial phase of the project will test technology and explore the viability of a more than 40-mile driverless vehicle corridor between Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor.

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.

VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?

VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?

How can 5G be used to improve life in cities, and address the urban challenges of mobility, public health, ageing, city-planning, and resilience.

Public-private coalition launches intelligent mobility project in Nevada

Public-private coalition launches intelligent mobility project in Nevada

Lidar sensors have been integrated with traffic signals in Reno to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic to help improve traffic analytics, congestion management and pedestrian safety.

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

London boroughs trial flat and flush kerbside EV charging

Green tech start-up Trojan Energy is installing 200 of its chargers across Brent and Camden as part of the Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways project.

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

With passengers able to purchase and display tickets directly on their smartphones, it will also provide passengers with a Covid-safe way to ride public transport and help speed up journey times.

Final phase of council-owned battery storage site goes live in the UK

Final phase of council-owned battery storage site goes live in the UK

Fideoak Mill in Taunton will provide grid-balancing services to National Grid and demonstrates how investment in battery storage and renewables can generate income for councils.

Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets. 

Smart cities accelerator to be launched in Osaka

Smart cities accelerator to be launched in Osaka

Plug and Play wants to make the Keihanshin Metropolitan area one of the world’s leading start-up ecosystems as well as contribute to the Japanese city’s smart city progress.

MassDOT launches statewide travel time system

MassDOT launches statewide travel time system

IBI Group will provide a 24/7-hosted solution that includes the travel time module of its advanced traffic management system as well as an asset management platform.