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Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

The company has collaborated with three utilities to identify key challenges which focus on electric vehicle charging as grid resources and resiliency.

Waterfront Toronto delays Sidewalk Labs decision day

Waterfront Toronto delays Sidewalk Labs decision day

The deadline to decide whether to move ahead with Sidewalk Labs’ smart city development proposal has been put back to May to allow more time for public consultation.

Six European cities tap AI to cut carbon emissions

Six European cities tap AI to cut carbon emissions

The EU AI4Cities project is using a challenge-based procurement approach to find solutions to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions.

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US

The penetration rate of on-board computers featuring GPS location functionality and wireless communications is now at very high levels in both North America and Western Europe.

Virus outbreak ‘could reshape China’s smart city vision’

Virus outbreak ‘could reshape China’s smart city vision’

The outbreak could shift China’s smart city vision away from political surveillance and towards health, Robyn Mak, a columnist for Reuters Breakingviews, has said.

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot

Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Austin mobility challenge winners revealed

Solutions from the winning start-ups of the City:One Challenge provide a healthy food delivery service that also reduces waste and navigation guides for those with mobility impairments.

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project

The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.

London extends school air quality audit programme

London extends school air quality audit programme

The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.