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Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?
12 Jun 2020
Even if US cities could maintain a 10 per cent drop in traffic volumes in the recovery phase, they could significantly improve their climate impact standing, according to a new study by StreetLight Data.
LA rolls out pre-paid cards for Covid-19 financial assistance
09 Apr 2020
The cash assistance model, created with Accelerator for America and Mastercard’s City Possible network, could be quickly scaled to other cities.
San Francisco installs Wi-Fi ‘SuperSpots’ for distance learning during Covid-19 lockdown
08 Apr 2020
The 25 SuperSpot devices will be located in areas where there are a lot of students lacking internet connectivity.
Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus
01 Apr 2020
While the human toll can’t be underestimated, cities are now also facing the financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.
Digital transformation can improve your City Resilience Index
10 Mar 2020
AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell shares five examples where cities have improved their sustainability and resilience, or maintained current levels of resilience while lowering costs.
WEF launches framework for "trustworthy use" of facial recognition technology
03 Mar 2020
The framework aims to operationalise use cases and is designed to be deployed and tested as a tool to mitigate risks from potential unethical practices of the technology.
US DHS kicks off workstream for sensor tech to combat wildfires
17 Feb 2020
Four companies have been selected to develop and hopefully commercialise their technology to tackle this growing challenge.
Businesses could challenge Portland’s proposed facial recognition ban
12 Feb 2020
Portland recently held a working session with business representatives and civil rights groups to discuss the proposals.
San Francisco’s Market Street goes car-free
30 Jan 2020
San Francisco is the latest of a growing number of cities to close off some or all of the centre to private vehicles.
Index finds traffic congestion is on the up
30 Jan 2020
More than half of countries in the latest TomTom Traffic Index have seen congestion increase, with the southern Indian city of Bengaluru ranked the worst.
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
27 Jul 2020
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
05 Aug 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
26 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
20 Jul 2020
White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
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