Smart Cities News

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.

Partnership aims to advance micro-mobility in Italian cities

Partnership aims to advance micro-mobility in Italian cities

Using Enel X’s JuicePass app, electric vehicle drivers will be able to park and refuel at charging points and continue their journey on a Bird electric scooter.

Report reveals how citizens are rethinking transportation

Report reveals how citizens are rethinking transportation

Lime surveyed citizens in Berlin, London, New York City, Seattle and Seoul about their pre- and post-Covid-19 lockdown transport choices and how these may impact future decisions.

Spin announces first international micro-mobility launch in Cologne

Spin announces first international micro-mobility launch in Cologne

The Ford Motor Company subsidiary’s e-scooters can be rented for €0.30 per minute and further deployments will follow in the German cities of Dortmund and Essen.

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Mobility engineering and technology company, Superpedestrian, wants to work closely with cities to encourage safe-riding and protect shared public spaces.

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation

Positive Energy + is looking for start-ups and scale-ups which have innovative projects that can be launched immediately and developed and implemented in one year.

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility

EIT InnoEnergy will help Remagen-based e-bility expand its products and services, which include an exchangeable smart battery system with potential to be used for other products.

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.