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AI used to provide ‘true’ risk intelligence for infrastructure projects

AI used to provide ‘true’ risk intelligence for infrastructure projects

InEight’s new module brings together historical project data and human expertise, enabling city planners and project teams to produce more accurate and risk-adjusted schedules.

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

The project will integrate efficient infrastructure with transparent and effective governance, supported by the “intelligent application” of smart technology.

Sydney's City Plan 2036 open for viewing

Sydney's City Plan 2036 open for viewing

To enhance its reputation and global status, the Australian city wants to accommodate 200,000 new jobs and 56,000 new homes by the plan’s target year.

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

Georgia Tech and Delta Airlines collaborate with Peachtree Corners testbed

The organisations will help to advance autonomous vehicle and infrastructure research at the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled smart city living lab in the Atlanta suburb.

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.

Sydney gains new cycle routes to boost active travel

Sydney gains new cycle routes to boost active travel

The Australian New South Wales Government is funding the construction of four new cycleways as part of a $600m state spend which will help to build a connected bike network.

Joint venture launches second call for climate-finance ideas

Joint venture launches second call for climate-finance ideas

With hundreds of cities and local governments declaring climate emergencies, City Finance Lab wants to find the most innovative financing solutions for climate action in cities.

NLC encourages US cities to explore congestion charging

NLC encourages US cities to explore congestion charging

National League of Cities wants to show local leaders how such charging systems could sustainably improve conditions on and around America’s roads.

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

The global initiative supports Helsinki’s goal of achieving a more significant role for cities in implementing the sustainable development goals.

Karhoo and iVcardo partner for first and last mile travel everywhere

Karhoo and iVcardo partner for first and last mile travel everywhere

Integration will provide Karhoo with increased infrastructure and access to transport operators beyond those in ride-hailing city strongholds.