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Bloomberg announces second round of grants initiative for arts-driven street redesigns
08 Mar 2021
Programme is designed not just to create vibrant new public spaces but also to build city capacity for working with artists and community groups on projects involving transportation infrastructure.
Companies team to roll out smarter e-scooters in Ireland
25 Jan 2021
The scooters are fitted with world-first centimetre-level positioning technology and artificial intelligence cameras, to help solve the dual issues of dangerous parking and illegal footpath riding.
Autonomous mobility company chooses Velodyne's lidar to equip fleet
17 Dec 2020
May Mobility operates autonomous vehicle shuttles in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with planned deployments in 2021 in Arlington, Texas, and Higashi-Hiroshima City, Japan.
Continental establishes second smart city mobility hub in Columbus
17 Nov 2020
Continental’s solution uses radar and data visualisation to give a clear picture of pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns, uncovering potential opportunities for traffic flow and safety improvements.
AI computer vision used on e-scooters to detect pedestrian movement
12 Nov 2020
Electric scooter company Voi is using technology from Luna to sense pedestrians, recognise pavements and react accordingly to ensure both rider and pedestrian safety.
Florida DOT awards contract for traffic signal retiming programme
29 Oct 2020
Technology from Iteris will be used to make timing improvements at key intersections throughout Florida’s District 7, which houses over 1,100 signalized intersections.
Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children
10 Aug 2020
Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets.
Touchless pedestrian push-button aims to increase safety amid the pandemic
13 Jul 2020
The SmartSense touchless PED push button, which has a five-inch activation range, aims to help reduce pedestrian exposure to contact viruses commonly found on push button surfaces.
Populus helps global cities manage flexible street policies for reopening
10 Jul 2020
Platform allows cities to identify temporary or permanent street policies, communicate them to the general public, and digitally provide up-to-date information to key mobility stakeholders.
Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections
08 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne has teamed with Cubic Transportation Systems to test how its artificial intelligence technology with real-time computer vision tracking can help improve road safety.
Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone
19 Jun 2020
The junction, equipped with cycle optimised protected signals, allows bicycles to approach from four arms which converge onto a cycle track and help segregate cyclists from general traffic.
Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety
19 May 2020
Applied Information’s system uses a combination of technologies to create an active safety zone that encourages pedestrians and drivers to be more alert.
San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19
30 Apr 2020
The city is introducing a “slow streets” pilot programme to repurpose certain public streets to create more outdoor space and encourage safe walking and cycling.
Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures
24 Apr 2020
Populus is inviting cities and public agencies from around the world to take part in an initiative aimed at helping public officials create and communicate new street policies.
Zero pedestrian fatalities in Helsinki traffic in 2019
04 Feb 2020
The Finnish capital has improved traffic safety in the city through a range of measures including increased traffic control and reducing speed limits.
Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project
22 Jan 2020
The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.
StreetLight Data launches standalone bike and pedestrian analytics tool
17 Oct 2019
The new tool aims to help transportation planners and mobility companies better understand the travel patterns of cyclists and pedestrians across an entire city.
Brits demand smart city measures to create safer roads
11 Jun 2019
More than half believe technology should be put in place to protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians, according to research.
Bike and pedestrian analytics tool launched
15 Jan 2019
New tools added to StreetLight Data’s mobility analytics platform enable US cities to gather crucial data on the movement of cyclists and pedestrians
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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