Smart Cities News

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.

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

Smart City Expo: 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.

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

At SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting, Jeff Risom, chief innovation officer at Gehl Architects, explored how the public realm might be managed in the post-pandemic era.

Smart solar lighting deployed at Tampa's master-planned community

Smart solar lighting deployed at Tampa's master-planned community

Melbourne company Leadsun will install 10,000 smart solar lights across the Epperson development in Florida over the next few years which combine LED, Lithium batteries and wireless technology.

Sunderland named smart city of the year

Sunderland named smart city of the year

The UK city won top place in the national Digital Leaders 100 Awards and was recognised for prioritising digital transformation for the wider benefit and creating opportunities for communities and businesses alike.

Cities of dreams

Cities of dreams

Big topics, big challenges and big questions around the future of cities dominated the discussion at SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting – and we look forward to addressing them.

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

A report from Technavio said the decreasing price of connected devices is expected to fuel the market and highlights the smart governance and education segments as key areas for growth.

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

Why World Metropolitan Day is a time to rethink the future of the city

World Metropolitan Day is more than "just another international day", writes Oscar Chamat, Research and Policy Officer at Metropolis.

Smart city accelerator launched in MediaCityUK testbed

Smart city accelerator launched in MediaCityUK testbed

The programme is aimed at UK based start-ups and scale-ups which have market-ready technology solutions that aspire to help people live, work, play and learn in new innovative ways.

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

Edinburgh approves three-year digital smart city strategy

The strategy, which has been unanimously approved, sets out principles for how the council’s future technology services should be designed, sourced and delivered.