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Mapping platform joins open source foundation
08 Apr 2020
The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.
Uber files lawsuit against LADOT over dockless data-sharing
25 Mar 2020
Uber claimed it has been left with little choice than to take the action but LADOT defended its data policy and lamented the “unfortunate timing".
Uber joins privacy coalition to curb city data collection
02 Mar 2020
Newly formed CARS says it wants to “set the record straight” about MDS programmes but LADOT called it “a disinformation campaign”.
LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump
13 Feb 2020
Many cities around the world are looking for ways to benefit from dockless scooters and bikes while ensuring safety and reducing disruption. For them and mobility companies, this case is one to watch.
Melbourne councils sign up to jump-start electric bike-share
06 Feb 2020
The Australian city has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jump, a subsidiary of Uber, which will see around 400 e-bikes introduced to the streets in early March.
LA could mandate EVs for ride-sharing companies
30 Dec 2019
The Mayor’s comments follow the recent launch of LA’s Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0, aiming to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
TfL revokes Uber’s licence in London
25 Nov 2019
TfL cited “a pattern of failures” by the taxi company, including several related to safety. Uber will appeal.
LA launches PPP to steer mobility innovation
18 Nov 2019
Urban Movement Labs aims to unite government, business, academics and residents around new mobility solutions for the city.
In-app ticketing comes to Denver metro area
11 Sep 2019
RTD, Transit and Masabi have come together to enable travellers to plan and pay for trips involving multiple modes of transportation on a single platform.
Forum aims to accelerate open source tools for smarter cities
16 May 2019
The Urban Computing Foundation enables developers to collaborate on software to make improvements in areas such as mobility, energy and road infrastructure in connected cities.
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
01 Jun 2020
Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
06 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
05 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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