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The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada
11 Dec 2019
The town’s council wants to realise the best of both worlds: urban benefits within a rural community.
Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech
06 Dec 2019
The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.
Report ranks world’s most innovation-friendly cities
29 Nov 2019
The Big Apple leapfrogged last year’s leaders, Tokyo, London and San Francisco.
Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition
18 Nov 2019
A new Digital Innovation Appendix outlines all proposed digitally enabled systems for Waterfront Toronto, aiming to clarify the ‘how’ and ‘who’ for each service as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’.
Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back
01 Nov 2019
The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.
Tokyo named top global hospital city
17 Oct 2019
The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.
G20 Alliance launches to advance ethical smart cities and address standards fragmentation
16 Oct 2019
The Alliance says it is committed to “not being just another body”. It aims to stand out through a global focus, practical approach and by streamlining standards fragmentation.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan
13 Sep 2019
Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
Why Mastercard is 'playing a long game' in smart cities
A year after it launched, Sarah Wray gets the lowdown from Sapan Shah on the progress of Mastercard’s City Possible initiative.
09 Dec 2019
Digital humanism: Quality of life, environment and connected services at the centre of future cities
02 Dec 2019
Cities are innovating to build trust around their smart city data
22 Nov 2019
How to power smart cities in a clean, low-carbon future
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
02 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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