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London operator to roll out 37 electric double-decker buses
30 Nov 2020
Bus operator Tower Transit has worked with Siemens to site the charging infrastructure on the 180-metre elevated bus deck extension that was built over railway lines as part of the Crossrail project.
Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London
31 Jul 2020
The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.
London mayor progresses plans to create more green spaces
24 Jul 2020
Two new woodlands will be created in London’s Green Belt, the majority of which is not public open space despite making up 22 per cent of the capital’s land area.
London mayor progresses plans to power tube with green energy
20 Jul 2020
Sadiq Khan wants to change the way the Transport for London tube network is supplied with electricity and make the move towards a greater use of renewable energy.
Alan Turing Institute mobilised to inform London's response to Covid-19 lockdown
14 May 2020
The Odysseus project’s overall goal is to help manage the Covid-19 crisis, inform the return to normality, and act as a springboard to London’s economy in the long term.
London to transform streets to prepare for increase in cycling and walking
07 May 2020
Mayor Sadiq Khan and Transport for London said the UK capital needs to prepare for a possible 10-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased.
Coronavirus: TfL trials longer-lasting anti-viral cleaner
11 Mar 2020
Enhanced cleaning will be introduced across all TfL transport but the public must continue to follow handwashing advice, the authority stressed.
London deploys AI for cycle route planning
17 Jan 2020
The sensors use AI to detect road users and decide which mode of transport they are using. A trial found that the Vivacity sensors are up to 98 per cent more accurate than manual methods.
London advances towards 4G coverage on the Tube
02 Jan 2020
Several telcos have signed up for the trial to prepare for the roll-out of 4G across one of London’s most challenging environments.
London receives £4 million investment for EV infrastructure
23 Dec 2019
The investment will see more than 1,000 EV charging points deployed across 29 London boroughs from next year, building on the 1,500-strong network already installed.
TfL revokes Uber’s licence in London
25 Nov 2019
TfL cited “a pattern of failures” by the taxi company, including several related to safety. Uber will appeal.
New data reveals London's most polluted streets
26 Jul 2019
In the first eight months of operation, high levels of air pollution were detected by 40 per cent of the sensors in the Breathe London network.
London introduces world's first 24-hour ultra low emission zone
08 Apr 2019
Londoners will breathe cleaner air with NOx road transport emissions estimated to fall by 45 per cent in the zone.
Enforcement system aims to reduce road danger at Rotherhithe Tunnel
03 Apr 2019
Technology allows Transport for London operators to view live camera feeds and record video footage showing traffic contraventions at the East London tunnel.
TfL collaborates with Bosch on smart mobility
11 Mar 2019
Transport for London is the first organisation to sign up to Bosch’s newly opened London Connectory urban incubator
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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