Special Reports

Funding smart cities: Where’s the money?

Funding smart cities: Where’s the money?

A report by SmartCitiesWorld found that funding is the biggest challenge to implementing a smart city strategy. So how can cities confront this?

Manchester road tests MaaS

Manchester road tests MaaS

A MaaS trial in Manchester in the UK generated fascinating insights.

Plotting the route to smarter transportation

Plotting the route to smarter transportation

Smart Cities World’s Road to Liveable Cities event brought together technology and transport experts, as well as start-ups, to discuss and envision the shape of future mobility.

The city as an airport: TfL’s Head of Foresight mulls urban air mobility

The city as an airport: TfL’s Head of Foresight mulls urban air mobility

Iain Macbeth, Head of Foresight, Transport for London (TfL), provides insight into how cities can plan for the rise of urban air mobility.

Anne Kerr, Mott MacDonald: The 4 Ps of safe, secure cities

Anne Kerr, Mott MacDonald: The 4 Ps of safe, secure cities

Anne Kerr, Global Head of Cities, Mott MacDonald, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about how more effective use of data can help tackle some of our most pressing security issues.

Cities want more say about self-driving cars and flying taxis

Cities want more say about self-driving cars and flying taxis

A March 18 fatal crash during an Uber self-driving car test in Arizona raised safety concerns from mayors in US cities who often feel powerless to regulate the technology. Matt Hamblen reports on where we go from here.

Flight path

Flight path

Delivering a smart, automated airport, by Gert Rohrmann

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

The benefits of using mobile device movement data to optimise airport operation and improve passenger experience, by Christian Bugislaus Carstens

London – shaping up to smart

London – shaping up to smart

It’s the dawn of a new era with a new mayor in town. Melony Rocque surveys the smart London landscape to see just how smart London has become.

Springboard to smart

Springboard to smart

Exclusive interview with Professor David Gann CBE, VP (Innovation) Imperial College, and Chair of the Smart London Board, on Smart London its achievements so far, and what needs to happen next, by Melony Rocque