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Westerville progresses smart city plans with parking pilot

Westerville progresses smart city plans with parking pilot

The US city will test the technology in the popular Uptown District to reduce traffic congestion, providing citizens with real-time information on open spaces.

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world

E-mobility is set to transform all aspects of transportation across the next decade as the technology becomes mainstream, writes Christopher Burghardt, Managing Director for Europe, ChargePoint.

Downtown Miami used for eco-friendly cargo bike pilot

Downtown Miami used for eco-friendly cargo bike pilot

DHL Express and Reef Technology are partnering to trial the use of low-power, electric-assist e-cargo cycles for deliveries across the city to help reduce congestion.

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Nine cities make the shortlist for the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards, which recognise those cities that are making urban environments better and healthier places to live.

Podcast: How distributed acoustic sensing can give greater insight into your smart city, with Fotech

Podcast: How distributed acoustic sensing can give greater insight into your smart city, with Fotech

In the latest SmartCitiesWorld podcast, Sarah Wray talks to Chris Shannon, CEO of Fotech Group and Stuart Large, Product Line Director & Business Development.

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Covid-19 accelerates the adoption of smart city tech to build resilience

Drones, new types of surveillance, digital twins and real-time dashboards are among the technologies that have emerged in new use cases by cities during the coronavirus pandemic, according to ABI Research.

London to transform streets to prepare for increase in cycling and walking

London to transform streets to prepare for increase in cycling and walking

Mayor Sadiq Khan and Transport for London said the UK capital needs to prepare for a possible 10-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased.

Ubicquia buys CityIQ to boost smart streetlight services

Ubicquia buys CityIQ to boost smart streetlight services

Ubicquia to boost streetlight tech with artificial intelligence and traffic management with CityIQ smart city platform acquisition.