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Tampere launches carbon footprint calculator
15 Jan 2020
The calculator aims to allow users to find a route and check how much their carbon footprint would be affected by using public transport, cycling or walking, compared to driving.
Sacramento launches US’ largest on-demand public microtransit system
14 Jan 2020
Described as a mix between ride-hailing and taking the bus, the on-demand service uses small shuttle vehicles and costs $2.50 a ride.
London receives £4 million investment for EV infrastructure
23 Dec 2019
The investment will see more than 1,000 EV charging points deployed across 29 London boroughs from next year, building on the 1,500-strong network already installed.
UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology
11 Dec 2019
Majority of transport leaders point the finger at public nervousness as one of the barriers that has stopped their organisation from adopting new technologies in the past.
Aira deal to make transportation better for people with vision impairment
20 Nov 2019
The intent of the partnership is to make public transit “more accessible and inclusive”, empowering blind and low vision riders to travel with more confidence.
Onboard passenger information solution for UK bus and coach industry
24 Sep 2019
In addition to being able to use reliable, high-performance onboard wi-fi, passengers will have instant access to accurate arrival times, assistance and onward travel options.
ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland
17 Sep 2019
Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.
Hitachi Rail pilots smart ticket technology
13 Aug 2019
The sensor beacon technology being developed and trialled could eventually result in the removal of ticket barriers and signal an end to queues at the ticket machine.
UK bus operator offers real-time service updates via Google Maps
12 Jul 2019
Go North West is working with ITO World to integrate the information which will be used by those using its Manchester service to make more informed travel decisions.
Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems
08 Jul 2019
An analysis by the Mobility-as-a-Service Alliance provides an insight into the rights and obligations of private actors and public transport authorities and operators.
Outdoor offices, millions of plants and super canals: First look at plans for Smart Forest City Cancun
The development in Mexico is Stefano Boeri’s most ambitious forest city yet, covering a 557-hectare site. Largely food self-sufficient and powered by solar panels, it aims to be a "pioneer" for smart cities.
17 Jan 2020
A "system of systems" approach to breaking down smart city silos
13 Jan 2020
Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?
10 Jan 2020
Smart cities: Why blockchain is changing the game
08 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
06 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
11 Feb 2020
13 Feb 2020
Smart City UK Conference and Expo
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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