Smart Cities News

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes

Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.

Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel

Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel

The app uses motion-tracking to measure distances covered using green modes of transport and calculates the CO2 savings compared to a car trip.

Tallinn and Penang scoop top climate challenge awards

Tallinn and Penang scoop top climate challenge awards

Semi-finalists from five global cities and 10 citizens from eight nations attended the recent ChangeNow summit in Paris for the inaugural Climathon Global Awards.

Austria opens intelligence lab for cities

Austria opens intelligence lab for cities

The City Intelligence Lab at the Austrian Institute of Technology aims to become an international model for the urban planning processes of the future.

Vienna remains top city for liveability

Vienna remains top city for liveability

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.

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

They were put forward by cities under the Urban Innovative Actions project and focus on digital transition, sustainable use of land, urban poverty and urban security.

Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city

Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city

The autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, EHang, will establish a low-altitude aviation transportation network that will shuttle passengers and goods.

Lime and Octopus team for a greener London

Lime and Octopus team for a greener London

Lime warehouses, which charge Lime-E electric assist bike batteries, are being powered by clean and renewable energy in the UK capital.

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy

In Roland Berger’s second smart city index, 90 per cent of cities do not yet have an official and integrated smart city strategy