Smart Cities News

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Ford unveils plans for mobility innovation district around Michigan Central Station

Along with a first-of-its-kind mobility testing platform and new open spaces, the site plan prioritises the needs of the community with sustainable amenities and recommends abundant green space and biking trails.

Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed

Jaguar Land Rover creates smart city hub testbed

The UK automotive manufacturer will partner with global mobility, software and telecom companies to facilitate real-world testing of connected and autonomous technologies.

Hillsborough County implements smart mobility and safety technology

Hillsborough County implements smart mobility and safety technology

The Florida county will use Iteris technology to provide a range of services including traffic signal retiming, connected vehicle priority solutions and traffic management centre operations.

Companies collaborate to better understand mobility behaviours

Companies collaborate to better understand mobility behaviours

SkedGo and Motiontag are combining advanced journey planning and analytics capabilities to understand how, when and why people travel, and measure changes in travel behaviour.

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

Singapore opens smart city co-innovation lab

The lab aims to bring together leaders in the smart cities space to co-create and test innovations with local built environment and technology companies in a live environment.

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

A bundled offering will combine datasets and machine learning to identify how cities can reduce serious and fatal crashes as well as inform future safety strategies.

San Francisco Bay Area MTC awards $6.9m smart mobility contract

San Francisco Bay Area MTC awards $6.9m smart mobility contract

Iteris will provide staffing and management services to the 511 Operations Centre in Oakland and to the Regional Operations Centre to monitor traffic and toll collection systems along the MTC-operated express lanes.

Austin deploys emergency preparedness app for citizens

Austin deploys emergency preparedness app for citizens

The app will provide resources and information for citizens across the Central Texas area to better prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies, as well as coronavirus updates.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

The island capital cities took the top honours at the 2020 Civitas Awards, which recognise cities and towns demonstrating excellence in the areas of sustainable transport policy-making and measures.

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

30 tech companies have been announced as the first participants in the Department for International Trade’s new Tech Export Academy programme.