Dubai closer to electric car charging stations

Dubai closer to electric car charging stations

🕔14:41, 31.Dec 2014

Dubai has moved a step closer to the introduction and establishment of an infrastructure for electric vehicles in the emirate as part of smart city initiative. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and Tecom Investments have signed an agreement to

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€3.2m funding for smart mobility applications

€3.2m funding for smart mobility applications

🕔15:28, 30.Dec 2014

An EU-funded Smart Mobility project is offering €3.2m for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and web-developers to come up with technological solutions to urban mobility issues in European cities. The project, frontierCities, is part of the EU’s Future Internet programme

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Madrid to upgrade all street lights with smart and sustainable LED system

Madrid to upgrade all street lights with smart and sustainable LED system

🕔15:50, 22.Dec 2014

Madrid leads the LED revolution in Europe, upgrading the totality of its street lighting in the largest project in the world of this kind. The new technology will save almost half of the energy used to light the streets of the Spanish capital.

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Madrid approves Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Madrid approves Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

🕔12:58, 22.Dec 2014

Madrid City Council’s Board of Governors earlier this month approved a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) to reduce traffic and improve air quality in the Spanish capital. The SUMP suggests 95 specific measures oriented to reach (by 2020) close to

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Delhi launches pilot project on conversion of streetlights to LED

Delhi launches pilot project on conversion of streetlights to LED

🕔12:53, 22.Dec 2014

Aimed at turning Delhi into a smart city, India’s Union Ministry of Power has launched a pilot project to convert the street-lighting from a conventional system to an energy-efficient and environment-friendly LED type. With the project, helmed by the Union Ministry

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Demand for NextBus Real-Time Passenger Information increases

Demand for NextBus Real-Time Passenger Information increases

🕔15:31, 17.Dec 2014

NextBus, the Real-Time Passenger Information Systems (RTPIS), has been awarded three contracts for product suite. Awards include an existing customer contract extension, a new transit agency agreement, and a new university. Overall, the awards total more than $4.3 million. NextBus

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NEC supports smart city scalability with first live deployment of the new oneM2M standard

NEC supports smart city scalability with first live deployment of the new oneM2M standard

🕔12:50, 17.Dec 2014

NEC Corporation this week announced that it is the first company to test the new global oneM2M service layer standard in its Cloud City Operation Center (CCOC) solution to enable machine-to-machine device interoperability in a live smart city program. Around the world

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WBCSD and Hamburg form mobility partnership

WBCSD and Hamburg form mobility partnership

🕔12:32, 17.Dec 2014

The city of Hamburg and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will work together to develop solutions to achieve a cleaner, safer and better connected mobility in Hamburg. On December 5, 2014, Andreas Rieckhof, Hamburg’s Secretary of State

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Cubic to supply CTA, Pace and Metra with integrated regional transit mobile app and services

Cubic to supply CTA, Pace and Metra with integrated regional transit mobile app and services

🕔15:26, 16.Dec 2014

Cubic will supply Chicago area regional transit operators Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), suburban bus operator Pace, and Metra, the commuter rail system, with an integrated mobile application and system supporting a wide variety of mobile ticketing, mobile top up, contactless

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2014 Annual Polis Conference – Thinking Aloud In The City Show 2

2014 Annual Polis Conference – Thinking Aloud In The City Show 2

🕔09:52, 15.Dec 2014

The Thinking Aloud team were in Madrid at the end of November to report from the 2014 Annual Polis Conference, which brought together those with more than a vested interest in mobility and sustainable issues and solutions for cities and regions.

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