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Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system

Peachtree Corners reveals solar roadway system

It will produce more than 1,300 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually for a Level 2 EV charger at city hall at no cost to motorists and may power other parts of the city in the future.

Bergen's fossil-free bus fleet enters commercial service

Bergen's fossil-free bus fleet enters commercial service

The roll-out follows 18 months of preparation after the city’s public transport authority awarded multi-modal transport operator Keolis a 10-year contract to operate 138 green vehicles.

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use

Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters

Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

Smart cities sustainable financing framework launched in Asia

The United Overseas Bank wants to make sustainable financing more accessible to companies that are helping to create smart cities but businesses must meet the criteria.

EHang completes maiden flights of two-seater air taxi in South Korea

EHang completes maiden flights of two-seater air taxi in South Korea

According to Ehang, the flight tours across Seoul, Daegu, and Jeju Island signify the starting point to explore the urban air mobility (UAM) market in South Korea.

Project to bring EV smart charging to urban streets

Project to bring EV smart charging to urban streets

While smart charging is already in use for home charging and at dedicated public EV charging bays, SmartStep claims to be the first demonstration of smart charging in shared parking spaces on residential streets.

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

The council wants to investigate how a shared e-bike service might fit into the transport network in the long-term in the New Zealand city.

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

Glasgow delivers feedback on the progress of its digital strategy

The Scottish city has outlined achievements to date as well as next steps and priorities, including the renewed focus of digital investment to support recovery from the pandemic.