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Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure

Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure

Urban-Air Port and Hyundai Air Mobility want to develop an infrastructure to facilitate the creation of urban transportation systems to move people and cargo by air.

UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19

UK campaign records ‘major’ rise in journeys by bike during Covid-19

Research from the national cycling campaign #BikeIsBest, in partnership with Strava Metro, reveals significant year-on-year increases in cycling across several major UK cities.

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

The city has been awarded £3.5m from Sustrans Scotland, which it will put towards temporary travel infrastructure to support safe distancing to help stifle the spread of Covid-19.

New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding

New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding

The Optipark system captures data through camera sensors and delivers crucial availability and location information to drivers to help improve the parking experience for the visiting public.

Scottish island to use 5G digital twin in its efforts to become carbon neutral

Scottish island to use 5G digital twin in its efforts to become carbon neutral

The project will involve developing a demonstrator that will create a virtual 3D environment that models Orkney and the different components in its energy system from electric vehicles to generators and turbines.

City of Helsinki reforms its digital foundation

City of Helsinki reforms its digital foundation

The multi-year project aims to create a functional digital foundation that enables the Finnish city to run efficient and reliable services for employees and citizens.

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

If cities have access to dynamic, co-ordinated and timely information about local infrastructure, its performance and its pressure points, they can unlock major operational and financial benefits.

Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model

Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model

Tampere, Espoo and Turku aim to create a model where cities, businesses, research organisations and citizens can develop neighbourhoods in line with circular economy principles.

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

Israeli tech companies partner to reduce accidents

NoTraffic and Eye-Net Mobile are joining forces to enable communication between drivers and city infrastructure to assist at blind spots and increase safety at intersections.