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Are Smart Cities Age-Friendly?

The term “smart city” usually conjures up images of futuristic, fantastical cityscapes but the reality ...

U.S. Departments Collaborate to Boost Federal Funding for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Transportation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the ...

The City of Seattle Launches A Data Strategy to Elevate City Decision-Making Practices

Mayor Bruce Harrell of Seattle, WA recently unveiled the city’s ‘One Seattle Data Strategy,’ that ...

DutchX Partners with Fernhay to Launch Eco-Friendly Cargo Transport

New York City will soon launch a last-mile delivery service that uses its waterways and ...

Detroit Appoints First Director of Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Growth and Community Empowerment

The city of Detroit, MI has its first director of urban agriculture who will be ...

Dublin City Council Introduces a 5-Year Crowdfunding Partnership for Community-Led Initiatives

The City Council of Dublin, Ireland has introduced a five-year Crowdfund Dublin City Partnership to ...

BuildingSync – A Powerful Tool for Streamlining Energy Efficiency In Cities

The US Dept. of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has created a data collection ...

Ten Global Cities Will Transform Streets with Innovative Cycling Infrastructure

The Bloomberg Initiative for Cycling Infrastructure (Bici) has announced its first winners. Ten cities from ...

Smart Parking Utilizing LoRaWAN Technology

Arlington County, VA is in its first year of a three-year smart parking pilot that ...

Stavanger, Norway Declares Free Public Transport for Residents

The city of Stavanger in Norway has made all public transport - including buses, trains ...

The City of Taipei Introduces Robotic Firefighters To Enhance Disaster Responses

In order to enhance disaster response capabilities and promote the use of disaster-response technology, the ...

Cities: This Is Our Time

In a recent interview with Conor Riffle, the Senior Vice President of Smart Cities at ...

The Hague Initiates Drone Detection Project to Safeguard No-Fly Zones and Critical Infrastructure

The Hague in the Netherlands is launching a year-long drone detection project. Most of the ...

What Is The One Thing Every Smart City Needs?

One of the best aspects of smart cities is the diversity of perspectives, experiences, and ...

NYC Released AI Action Plan for Municipal Governance

New York City recently released its Artificial Intelligence Action Plan, which lays out how the ...

Chicago Launches CTIT Initiative to Improve City Technology and Safety

The city of Chicago, IL is launching the Chicago Taskforce on Innovation and Technology (CTIT) ...

Transit Tech Lab Releases Winning Solutions for NYC’s Human Capital Challenge

New York City’s Transit Tech Lab has released the results of its annual challenge. The ...

Barcelona Launches €100 Million Pla Escola Clima Initiative to Combat Climate Change

The city of Barcelona in Spain has begun a €100m (~USD$106m) school climate control plan, ...

The Future of Smart Cities Takes to the Skies

Imagine being on the bustling streets of Tokyo staring at the sky as some of ...

Brum Breathes Fund: Birmingham’s Bold Initiative to Breathe Easier and Cleaner

The City Council of Birmingham, England has created a fund to help improve air quality, ...

We Drive Solar and MyWheels Join Forces to Bring Mobile Charging to Netherlands Residents

We Drive Solar and MyWheels are working together to provide the residents of Utrecht in ...

Toyota Mobility Foundation Announced $9M Sustainable Cities Challenge to Drive Carbon Reduction

A three-year Sustainable Cities Challenge has been launched by the Toyota Mobility Foundation, Challenge Works, ...

Syracuse, NY Launches Open Data Competition to Achieve Vision Zero Goals for Traffic Safety

The City of Syracuse, NY is hosting an open data competition with the goal of ...

Aalborg City Collaborates with Partners to Pioneer Mobile Green Power Generator

The city of Aalborg in Denmark has participated in a one-year collaboration with Aalborg University, ...

Cool Pavement Experiment in Pacoima, CA Shows Promising Results in Reducing Surface Temperatures

Preliminary results are in from the community-wide cool pavement experiment that has been taking place ...