Special Reports

Addressing the smart cities skills gap

Addressing the smart cities skills gap

Smart cities are about people – and that includes the workers required to drive the transformation. Sarah Wray examines the skills challenge facing cities.

The art of people-centred smart cities: Manchester shows the way

The art of people-centred smart cities: Manchester shows the way

Manchester’s CityVerve has generated a ‘blueprint’ for people-centred smart cities.

On your bike

On your bike

Bike share schemes such as Ofo and Mobike are well known for getting more people interested in cycling in the city, but they’re not the only innovators

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

Paved with good intentions

Paved with good intentions

Roads offer one of the biggest deployments for smart technologies