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London hits electric vehicles charging milestone
22 Jan 2021
The UK capital has more than 500 rapid charge points and over 5,500 residential charge points, with some points dedicated exclusively for almost 4,000 electric taxis.
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.
Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery
16 Jul 2020
The all-party group highlights how the London Office of Technology and Innovation helped councils identify the digital tools and processes they can use to adapt to the new challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
London works with start-ups to counter online extremism
12 Feb 2020
More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.
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.
London to launch green energy company
23 Sep 2019
Partnership is part of the mayor’s wider Energy for Londoners programme, which aims to make London’s homes warm, healthy and affordable and to supply more local clean energy.
Transport for London collects anonymous data via Wi-Fi to improve Tube journeys
10 Jul 2019
The company says individual customer data will never be shared and has worked with the Information Commissioner’s Office to ensure privacy concerns were addressed.
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
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Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
15 Feb 2021
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
08 Feb 2021
The future of public safety: why smart cities need to look to the cloud
09 Feb 2021
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
03 Feb 2021
Research Report: How smart is your office?
16 Dec 2020
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