Smart Cities News

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Partnership aims to lower the cost barriers to entry for smart city programmes

Itron and Key Equipment Finance are launching a flexible financing programme that aims to help cities and utilities which are in need of critical upgrades but may not have the funds to invest.

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

Cities begin to count the financial cost of coronavirus

While the human toll can’t be underestimated, cities are now also facing the financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.

Annual $1m prize launched for NYC's ‘boldest visionaries’

Annual $1m prize launched for NYC's ‘boldest visionaries’

The David Prize will award $200,000 to five “trailblazing individuals” who contribute to the social, environmental, economic, and cultural fabric of the city.

Reducing the financial risk of smart cities

Reducing the financial risk of smart cities

Maggie Shillington, IHS Markit, outlines how to create a multi-stream financing model to fund smart city initiatives.

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

Grants will help to expand advanced bus technologies in 38 states and enhance mobility for ferry users across the US.