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City strategies evolve on American Rescue Plan spending

It's been over half a year since...

US smart city consortiums come together to advance smart communities

Seven regional smart city consortiums in the US have come together to form the National Smart Coalitions Partnership (NSCP) to advance smarter communities.   The coalition comprises the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance,...

UK start-up unveils autonomous mass transit system

A UK start-up has unveiled what claims to be the world’s first driverless, zero-emission mass transit technology, made up of autonomous electric ‘pods’ able to travel on both road and...

5 ways New York City can overhaul its streets to be more resilient: report

It’s been a tumultuous year for New...

Seattle transit operator introduces mobility rewards and incentive programme

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDoT) has announced the launch of Transit GO Rewards, a mobility rewards and incentive programme embedded within the popular regional fare payment app Transit GO...

Parking operator and micromobility company expand urban hubs network

European parking operator Apcoa and micromobility company Tier Mobility are partnering to launch an international strategic partnership that will see parking garages used as bases for Tier’s charging cabinets.   The service...

Global bank joins City Possible network

Payments company Mastercard and global bank Citi are partnering to support local residents and small businesses through greater public-private sector collaboration through the City Possible network.   City Possible is Mastercard’s partnership...

Siemens and Deutsche Bahn showcase automatic train

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Siemens Mobility have developed what they claim is the world’s first train that operates by itself in rail traffic.   The digital S-Bahn had its premiere run at...

London launches community programme to expand air quality sensor network

London’s City Hall has released new data revealing the gap between the most- and least deprived areas for exposure to harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) has narrowed by up to half...

Parking operator and micromobilty company expand urban hubs network

European parking operator Apcoa and micromobility company Tier Mobility are partnering to launch an international strategic partnership that will see parking garages used as bases for Tier’s charging cabinets.   The service...

Real-time business intelligence platform for large-scale infrastructure projects released

AI Clearing has unveiled a platform that aims to empower construction industry stakeholders with ‘near’ real-time business intelligence for large scale infrastructure and energy projects.   Described as an “industry-first” platform, AI...

Climate adaptation plans from US agencies envision transit resilience, modern building codes

Dive Brief: Dive Insight: While steps to cut greenhouse...

Future city forms centrepiece of UN biodiversity conference

“While the Future City Garden has a serious point to make, it’s also fun. I hope that people will enjoy visiting it, remember its messages and be motivated by them,...

Companies partner to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles in major global cities

Technology firm ZF, which supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, is partnering with autonomous driving software specialist Oxbotica to develop a Level 4 self-driving system which...

‘Virtual sensing network’ aims to unlock 70MW of electricity capacity

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is using a £2m machine-learning tool to create what it describes as a “Matrix-like” simulation of the South East’s electricity network.   The electricity distributor’s Envision project is...

6 questions with Smart Columbus on lessons since program’s conclusion

Columbus, Ohio, wrapped up a federal grant-funded...

Horizon Scan reveals key shifts in urban tech that will shape cities

A supercharged infrastructure, streets that take on new roles and networks that empower the disempowered are among the six technological shifts that a team from Cornell Tech in the US...

Cash-to-mobile service launched for transit across Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan

Masabi and NEORide have announced that riders can use cash to make purchases using the EZfare mobile ticketing app and the Transit app by depositing funds into their accounts at...

Bordeaux rolls out fleet of shared e-scooters

Bordeaux is deploying a fleet of 100 Superpedestrian’s Link e-scooters. The French port city permit limits all shared e-scooter operators to a maximum of 100 vehicles.   France becomes the sixth European...

Global urban mobility is key in building financial inclusion across cities of tomorrow

For hundreds of years, cities have attracted...

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