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Coronavirus pushes Sidewalk Labs decision day back again

Coronavirus pushes Sidewalk Labs decision day back again

A decision on whether Sidewalk Labs can create a smart neighbourhood in a disused area of Toronto’s Quayside district will now be delayed until June 25.

Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort

Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort

Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally.

Glasgow acts to counter economic and social impact of flooding to homes

Glasgow acts to counter economic and social impact of flooding to homes

The Scottish city is launching a project designed to better manage rainwater in the Drumchapel area, as well as improve greenspace and protect waterways from pollution.

WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies

WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies

Find out how to Curiosity Lab in Peachtree Corners (USA) is fostering smart city and autonomous mobility innovation.

ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations

ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations

Find out how to unify municipal water systems and provide complete visibility of the entire water cycle, from source to reclamation and customised for each stakeholder’s unique needs.

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

Pandemic to reshape city resilience and technological investment, says report

This is one of the messages in ABI Research’s whitepaper which looks at the current and future ramifications of COVID-19 across technologies and verticals, including smart cities.

Smart Cities Council releases free tool to support coronavirus action

Smart Cities Council releases free tool to support coronavirus action

The COVID - 19 Mitigation Roadmap includes guidelines for assembling the team, a framework for planning, risks to consider, funding information and more.

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

New York state to select five smart city testbeds

Empire State Development is partnering with the Israel Innovation Authority to find solutions that will improve public service delivery and citizens’ quality of life.

Seoul: A city based on data

Seoul: A city based on data

The South Korean capital believes the analysis of urban patterns forms the bedrock of smart infrastructure and services. SmartCitiesWorld explores how it has been using data more intelligently since 2011.

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

US mayors request $250 billion in urgent coronavirus aid

The money would cover critical activities to stem the spread of the virus and bolster city services and economies.