Paving in Canary Wharf will power street lights as you walk

Paving in Canary Wharf will power street lights as you walk

🕔16:01, 28.May 2015

The people of Canary Wharf in London need to get marching now that new ‘green’ paving will power streetlights as they walk on it. The transparent panels and kinetic paving slabs from UK tech company Pavegen can generate energy from

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Finnish city to trial automated minibuses

Finnish city to trial automated minibuses

🕔16:06, 27.May 2015

A month-long trial of four automated minibuses will take place in the Finnish city of Vantaa as part of the CityMobil2 project. The trial will begin in early July and last until early August, with the four buses carrying passengers on

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First pan-London Car Club Action Plan launched

First pan-London Car Club Action Plan launched

🕔08:31, 27.May 2015

A new “Strategy for Car Clubs” in London was launched last week (21 May), to encourage residents and businesses across the Capital to sign up to car club schemes as an alternative to direct car ownership. The new action plan,

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Technology unlocks cities for visually impaired

Technology unlocks cities for visually impaired

🕔10:53, 26.May 2015

Cities are already large and complex places that are difficult to navigate. The big challenge for planners is to ensure they’re easier to spend time in – even as their populations expand. Urban squeeze is evident in big cities, from

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How Do I Make My City Smart? A Thinking Cities Alliance Roundtable Discussion

How Do I Make My City Smart? A Thinking Cities Alliance Roundtable Discussion

🕔14:32, 19.May 2015

Thinking Cities presents the first in a series of Roundtable Discussions with an attempt to answer the simplest of questions – how do I make my city smart? Or rather, what makes a city smart? Experts Paul Copping (Digital Greenwich),

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How Do I Make My City Smart? A Thinking Cities Alliance Roundtable Discussion

How Do I Make My City Smart? A Thinking Cities Alliance Roundtable Discussion

🕔14:13, 19.May 2015

Thinking Cities presents the first in a series of Roundtable Discussions with an attempt to answer the simplest of questions – how do I make my city smart? Or rather, what makes a city smart? Experts Paul Copping (Digital Greenwich),

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Amsterdam buses to be fully electric by 2025

Amsterdam buses to be fully electric by 2025

🕔07:51, 19.May 2015

Amsterdam has announced plans to become the first city in the Netherlands with fully electric bus transport by 2025. The city’s bus fleet, which currently runs on diesel fuel, will be gradually replaced with electric vehicles. A first batch of

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California continues to climb in ranking of bike-friendly American States

California continues to climb in ranking of bike-friendly American States

🕔12:29, 15.May 2015

California continued its climb up the ranks of bike-friendly states, moving up to 8th in the U.S. according to the annual list compiled by the League of American Bicyclists. With the release of its 2015 rankings, the League’s assessment of California

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Smart Nation needs smart data management

Smart Nation needs smart data management

🕔10:57, 15.May 2015

As Singapore marches towards its Smart Nation goal, government bodies, enterprises and citizens will witness a massive volume of data collected from various sources – the Internet of Things, connected devices, sensors, apps and so on. There is already greater

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Revolutionary new Santander Cycles App launched

Revolutionary new Santander Cycles App launched

🕔09:17, 14.May 2015

London’s newest red icon – Santander Cycles – this week launched a revolutionary new App, making the cycle hire scheme easier to use than ever before. The new Santander Cycles App for Android and iOS smartphones is free to download

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