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Bristol aims to be first UK city to ban diesel cars

Bristol aims to be first UK city to ban diesel cars

A wider clean air zone where non-compliant commercial vehicles such as buses, taxis, HGVs and LGVs would be charged has also been proposed.

Jumptuit aims to deliver “smarter data” for smart cities

Jumptuit aims to deliver “smarter data” for smart cities

Jumptuit Smart City combines data from a variety of public and private stakeholders in all market sectors and provides a real-time data stream containing “highly nuanced” insights.

Tokyo named top global hospital city

Tokyo named top global hospital city

The study by digital healthcare start-up Medbelle sought to identify the leading hospital cities based on a range of criteria, including citizen accessibility.

Edinburgh councillors told to prioritise poverty, sustainability and wellbeing, while saving £86.7 million

Edinburgh councillors told to prioritise poverty, sustainability and wellbeing, while saving £86.7 million

The call forms part of the Scottish capital’s four-year Change Strategy, which aims to build a more inclusive and fairer city.

Sydney to assemble citizen jury to help shape future city plan

Sydney to assemble citizen jury to help shape future city plan

The Australian city is partnering with newDemocracy, a leading foundation working in citizen participation, to design and oversee the jury process.

'Serious game' aims to model future mobility scenarios

'Serious game' aims to model future mobility scenarios

Board game seeks to allow transport strategy teams, citizens, and anyone interested in the future of mobility to role play through future transport scenarios in an interactive format.

UK Lords explore digital's impact on democracy

UK Lords explore digital's impact on democracy

House of Lords launches call for evidence to assess the public’s views on the benefits and negative impacts of digital technologies in areas such as political campaigning.

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

Failure to recognise this means an “overly congested state of mobility will deteriorate”, with major consequences for livability and viability of cities, warns a report.

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

The sustainable energy charity welcomed the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero report but its head of cities argues more citizen engagement is required.

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

Data exchange framework for smart cities completes first phase

The framework by US Ignite and ATIS aims to create a blueprint for the secure and interoperable exchange of data beyond city operational boundaries.