Smart Cities News

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.

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Rebuilding tomorrow’s smart cities with a people first approach

Cities need to invest in its number one asset - its people - in the wake of Covid-19, writes Michael Proman, Managing Director, Scrum Ventures

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Pilot aims to increase transit ridership and the use of shared modes of travel by providing the community’s commuters’ access to safe and reliable last‐mile connections.

Initiative aims to track use of renewable energy in real-time

Initiative aims to track use of renewable energy in real-time

EnergyTag, which brings together major names in the technology and energy sector, is developing an industry standard to deliver hourly certificates showing users where energy is coming from.

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

Shanghai crowned smart city of the year at Smart City Live 2020

The digital infrastructure, e-gov services, a City Brain, the integration of information technology and industry and its strategic objectives were all highlighted by the judges.

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Honeywell expands smart city capabilities with City Suite platform

Honeywell expands smart city capabilities with City Suite platform

The platform aggregates information from traffic, environment, parking, emergency services, safety, security and other applications, as well as utilities, in a single, unified view. 

City of Providence unveils “unified vision” for downtown public spaces

City of Providence unveils “unified vision” for downtown public spaces

By creating a single cohesive vision for the public spaces that compliments both the existing uses and future conditions, it will help foster increased business activity, and attract visitors.

AI-based high-definition pavement condition tool launched

AI-based high-definition pavement condition tool launched

RoadBotics rating index provides granular information for government officials to make informed pavement management decisions, including on pothole and road repairs.

City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace

City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace

London, Los Angeles, New York City and Hamilton are the latest cities to join Mastercard’s co-creation framework that aims to help build more inclusive and sustainable communities.