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C-V2X capability trials underway in California
21 Jul 2020
San Diego Regional Proving Grounds designed the programme to facilitate use case research and testing for vehicle communications in realistic operating conditions.
San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers
16 Jul 2020
It is proposing a partnership with San Diego Futures Foundation which would provide thousands of computers to families in need and reduce the future costs of recycling the technology.
50 major US cities double their solar capacity
08 Jun 2020
The analysts behind the seventh Shining Cities 2020 report said each year the study has revealed that more local leaders are pursuing solar projects and smart local policies.
Getting from A to B and the conferences of the future
18 May 2020
The pandemic is changing where we go and how we get there and while none of us will mourn congestion, there’s much to miss when it comes to travelling to live events.
New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding
13 May 2020
The Optipark system captures data through camera sensors and delivers crucial availability and location information to drivers to help improve the parking experience for the visiting public.
San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19
30 Apr 2020
The city is introducing a “slow streets” pilot programme to repurpose certain public streets to create more outdoor space and encourage safe walking and cycling.
Cities going big on surveillance tech
08 Jan 2020
The global market for smart city surveillance equipment was worth €6.5 billion in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 24.5 per cent to reach €19.5 billion by 2023.
Lawsuit launched over San Diego’s streetlight data
20 Dec 2019
San Diego’s smart streetlight programme has generated some concerns and criticism but the city insists that privacy is paramount.
Digital Cities 2019 winners list highlights US innovation
19 Nov 2019
The annual survey recognises cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance services, strengthen cybersecurity and more.
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.
San Diego progresses green energy transition
23 Sep 2019
The US city has approved proposals to create a joint-powers entity with cities across the region to lower energy costs and reach 100 per cent renewable energy by 2035.
City of San Diego and District of Columbia awarded for innovative use of geospatial data
08 Jul 2019
Esri has presented awards to the City of San Diego and the Government of the District of Columbia for their exceptional use of geospatial data.
Boston ranked top city for innovation
16 Apr 2019
Hickey & Associates assessed thousands of datapoints across more than 300 markets to pinpoint the next hotbeds of innovation and transformation around the globe.
LA shines brightest in US solar ranking for the second year
10 Apr 2019
Environment America Research & Policy Centre’s annual report also reveals that solar power has doubled in most major cities over the past six years.
Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge
19 Mar 2019
The US Smart Cities Council said trends this year include a focus on regional collaboration and two finalists are trying to give their communities a second life.
CRM for cities: Chief Innovation Officer looks to put Carlsbad on the connected community map
15 Mar 2019
Carlsbad’s new Chief Innovation Officer is looking to go beyond the city delivering basic services, towards offering Amazon-like user experience for citizens.
Marines to work with San Diego on smart city applications
27 Feb 2019
The two sides have signed a MoU to work together on smart technologies such as unmanned aircraft systems, renewable energy and smart streetlights
Smart cities and cybersecurity: Is it wise to get smarter?
23 Jan 2019
As the popularity and inevitability of smart cities expand, so too does a cybercriminal’s opportunistic attack surface. Keiron Shepherd, F5 Networks, evaluates the risks.
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.
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
14 Dec 2020
Rethinking the urban jungle through biophilic building design
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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