Smart Cities News

5G rolled out across Ontario cities and towns

5G rolled out across Ontario cities and towns

As well as putting in place the infrastructure for businesses and homes, Rogers Communications is supporting the University of Waterloo’s 5G Smart Campus in real-world testing of 5G applications.

MassDOT launches statewide travel time system

MassDOT launches statewide travel time system

IBI Group will provide a 24/7-hosted solution that includes the travel time module of its advanced traffic management system as well as an asset management platform.

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

Vancouver uses virtual open houses to ensure citizens have their say

Vancouver uses virtual open houses to ensure citizens have their say

They will temporarily replace in-person open houses and have been launched on the city’s new digital engagement platform, Shape Your City Vancouver.

Vancouver sets out its plan to create 50km of slow streets

Vancouver sets out its plan to create 50km of slow streets

The Canadian city also plans to expedite the permitting process for outdoor patios and restaurants to give people the room they need to resume some of their normal activities.

City of Vancouver launches Covid-19 dashboard

City of Vancouver launches Covid-19 dashboard

The dashboard enables citizens to take an “inside look” at a number of key metrics and service areas that have been activated during the public health emergency.

City of Vancouver introduces performance dashboard

City of Vancouver introduces performance dashboard

VanDashboard measures performance against 65 key metrics in six categories including core service delivery, affordability and housing, climate change and economy and finances.

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.

Calgary ranked best city for driving

Calgary ranked best city for driving

Low congestion and affordability are among the factors that put the Canadian city top of Mister Auto’s ranking while Mumbai was named the worst city for driving across the globe.

Vancouver landfill approved to produce renewable natural gas

Vancouver landfill approved to produce renewable natural gas

The Canadian city says it is committed to reducing greenhouse gas and will be using the RNG in its buildings, vehicles and the Neighbourhood Energy Utility.