Smart Cities News

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech

The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Daejeon pilots drones to save ‘golden time’ in emergencies

Seoul, Songdo and Sejong may capture most of the smart city headlines about South Korea but Daejeon is proving itself to be a key contender too.

Culdesac to build car-free neighbourhood in Arizona

Culdesac to build car-free neighbourhood in Arizona

Culdesac says it is building spaces for “the post-car era”. The development in Tempe, Arizona is the first but more are in the pipeline.

Climate crisis shoots up UK cities’ list of priorities

Climate crisis shoots up UK cities’ list of priorities

Half of the respondents listed climate change as one of their top policy priorities, compared to just five per cent last year.

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.


OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility

OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility

Join this webinar to understand how intermodality is key to sustainability and how to map the strategy.

New Zealand’s Timaru prepares to throw out bus timetables in favour of on-demand services

New Zealand’s Timaru prepares to throw out bus timetables in favour of on-demand services

Timaru’s on-demand public transport service will begin with a two-month pilot, followed by a year-long city-wide trial.

OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

OnDemand WEBINAR: The open smart city: From strategic vision to reality

Based on new research and case studies, this webinar will explore the journey to more open, interoperable smart city solutions.

New South Wales deploys AI-powered cameras to detect drivers using mobile phones

New South Wales deploys AI-powered cameras to detect drivers using mobile phones

A trial of cameras earlier this year caught over 100,000 drivers illegally using a phone.