Smart Cities News

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

A bundled offering will combine datasets and machine learning to identify how cities can reduce serious and fatal crashes as well as inform future safety strategies.

Chattanooga hosts Gig City Innovation Challenge

Chattanooga hosts Gig City Innovation Challenge

Energy companies and non-profits in the region are providing an opportunity for college students from across the nation to work together virtually to address energy sector challenges.

Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

The new micro-mobility platform will launch this winter in Austin, Berlin, Miami and Seattle with Lime aiming to be the one-stop-shop for anyone looking to take a car-free trip under five miles.

Austin deploys emergency preparedness app for citizens

Austin deploys emergency preparedness app for citizens

The app will provide resources and information for citizens across the Central Texas area to better prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies, as well as coronavirus updates.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised

The island capital cities took the top honours at the 2020 Civitas Awards, which recognise cities and towns demonstrating excellence in the areas of sustainable transport policy-making and measures.

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

The Ford-owned micro-mobility unit is working closely with the council to roll out its fleet responsibly and said public safety is the top priority.

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

Alliance members seek to improve quality of life within Colorado’s diverse communities by building relationships across sectors and jurisdictions to pilot and scale new technologies.

Milton Keynes invites applications to 5G accelerator programme

Milton Keynes invites applications to 5G accelerator programme

Innovation challenges are based around exploiting 5G technology in the four areas of mobility data, health and wellbeing, low carbon energy and energy data.

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Helbiz has expanded its fleet of electric vehicles following an agreement with moped operator MiMoto and will make them available in Italy initially and then across Europe and the US.