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Virgin Hyperloop picks West Virginia for futuristic transport test centre
13 Oct 2020
The ambition is for the centre to pave the way for the certification of hyperloop systems in the US and around the world – the first step towards realisation of commercial projects.
Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?
17 Aug 2020
Urban Footprint has combined datasets to help governments and frontline organisations better understand where spikes may happen next and plan ahead to deliver relief and essential resources.
Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ
16 Mar 2020
The initiative brings together artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and productivity tools to improve building efficiency as well as help employee productivity.
Road usage charge pilot offers roadmap for transportation funding in the US
15 Jan 2020
To compensate for diminishing funds, a growing number of American states have looked to alternative revenue systems based on vehicle miles travelled.
Which US states rank as innovation champions?
09 Jan 2020
The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Tokyo holds position as safest city in the world
02 Sep 2019
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019 ranks 60 cities across 57 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.
Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks
02 Aug 2019
Green banks are on the rise as cities look for ways to fund essential work to prevent climate change and its effects.
Smart energy: Faraday Grid launches in the US
29 Mar 2019
Faraday Grid is launching in the United States, saying it offers “the ultimate smart grid”.
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
22 Feb 2021
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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