Smart Cities News

Smart city start-up challenge launches in Ruhr Metropolis

Smart city start-up challenge launches in Ruhr Metropolis

The German cities of Bochum, Bottrop, Gelsenkirchen and Hagen and their business partners are seeking innovative solutions for their individual problems and development projects.

Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis

Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis

Mayor Eric Garcetti signed LA’s Green New Deal: Leading By Example which lays out a carbon neutral vision and a firm commitment to environmental justice and equity.

Charge and lock station aims to solve scooter share problems

Charge and lock station aims to solve scooter share problems

Metro Mobility’s ChargeLock station features a patent pending cable design that incorporates charging and locking in a single connector.

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Hyundai will put forward its ’human-centred’ mobility solution for cities at the Las Vegas technology show, while Segway-Ninebot claims its new products go ’beyond micro-mobility’.

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.

Where does micro-mobility have most potential?

Where does micro-mobility have most potential?

The high proportion of short-distance trips – independent of a city’s density or public transit network – highlights the universal potential for shared scooters and bikes in a new report.

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

The company will engage with members of the London Cycling Campaign and local groups across the UK capital to find out their urban mobility needs and priorities.

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Following recent fatalities, the city’s mayor said it is evident that immediate action is necessary to keep Atlanta’s residents and visitors safe.

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

The city is growing its fleet and using a community tour on the South Side to engage residents with the bike-share team and inform the next phase of its expansion.

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.