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.

Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

Smart city initiatives aim to make our lives easier but cities can’t be truly ‘smart’ if they fail to serve entire groups of society.

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.

Game changer

Game changer

In theory, a hyperloop system could reduce a 12-hour train journey between Los Angeles and San Francisco to just 35 minutes

The cyber security threat to transportation

The cyber security threat to transportation

Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cyber Security Report showed that cyber security threats are escalating and becoming increasingly complex for transportation organisations as they transition to modern and more connected technology infrastructures

ThrowBack: Barcelona welcomes a world of smart 2016

ThrowBack: Barcelona welcomes a world of smart 2016

The biggest ever Smart City Expo World Congress opens its doors today (15 Nov 2016) with the aim of making cities work better for their citizens

Can the train take the strain?

Can the train take the strain?

Digitisation is the only way to deal with the logistics needed to cope with an all time high demand for rail travel