Smart Cities News

Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?

Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?

Urban Footprint has combined datasets to help governments and frontline organisations better understand where spikes may happen next and plan ahead to deliver relief and essential resources.

LA rolls out pre-paid cards for Covid-19 financial assistance

LA rolls out pre-paid cards for Covid-19 financial assistance

The cash assistance model, created with Accelerator for America and Mastercard’s City Possible network, could be quickly scaled to other cities.

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Amazon names City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge winners

Winners include solutions to address homelessness, school shootings, emergency response and more.

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Atlanta

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Atlanta

Find out more about Atlanta’s smart city strategy, focused around equitability and inclusion.

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

Based on insights from 50 city leaders in the US, a new handbook aims to offer guidance on how technology and innovation can be deployed to benefit entire communities.

Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people

Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people

Through its City Works programme, the ride-sharing company will invest $50 million or 1 per cent of profits in locally-driven transportation or other initiatives.

Partnership aims to end chronic homelessness in 15 US communities

Partnership aims to end chronic homelessness in 15 US communities

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente is helping to accelerate Community Solutions’ Built for Zero initiative which helps leaders better understand homelessness in their communities