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Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.

Waterfront Toronto delays Sidewalk Labs decision day

Waterfront Toronto delays Sidewalk Labs decision day

The deadline to decide whether to move ahead with Sidewalk Labs’ smart city development proposal has been put back to May to allow more time for public consultation.

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

The penetration rate of on-board computers featuring GPS location functionality and wireless communications is now at very high levels in both North America and Western Europe.

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.

Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs

Less is more: Why smart technology is thriving in the suburbs

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.

Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service

An online map features selected ploughs on main roads, with different colours indicating when a road was last ploughed.

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.

London extends school air quality audit programme

London extends school air quality audit programme

The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030

Rotterdam’s Climate Agreement includes plans for large-scale solutions such as offshore windmills, a hydrogen network and insulation of social housing, as well as smaller-scale initiatives such as car-sharing and cycling classes for children.