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“Euston, this is Emission Control”

“Euston, this is Emission Control”

🕔09:28, 15.Jun 2017

An ambitious multi-year programme to breathe fresh life into, and cleaner air from, Transport for London’s fleet of thousands of buses is built on technology from Johnson Matthey, a global leader in science that makes the world cleaner and healthier. 

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Ready, Somerset, Go: NewMotion expands its UK EV charging network

Ready, Somerset, Go: NewMotion expands its UK EV charging network

🕔16:04, 12.Jun 2017

NewMotion, Europe’s leading charge point provider for electric vehicles (EVs) has won a contract with electric vehicle charge point installers, Elmtronics and North Somerset council in the UK to convert existing charge points onto their charge network. NewMotion has converted the

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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW! Achieving Change in the Thinking City

NEW ISSUE OUT NOW! Achieving Change in the Thinking City

🕔13:51, 12.Jun 2017

The new issue of Thinking Cities, Thinking Highways’ sister title that focuses on smart transport solutions for cities and regions, is online now and features contributions from an intriguing selection of cities of all shapes, sizes and history. We also

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British Standards Institute launches smart cities data sharing guide

British Standards Institute launches smart cities data sharing guide

🕔10:01, 28.Apr 2017

BSI, the British Standards Institute, has launched a new guide on establishing a framework for sharing data and information services in cities. PAS 183:2017 Smart Cities – guide to establishing a decision-making framework for sharing data and information services – was

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A New Era for Automobile Barcelona

A New Era for Automobile Barcelona

🕔10:28, 26.Apr 2017

Enrique Lacalle, chairman of Automobile Barcelona, has presented the latest updates on this year’s show, which will be taking place from 11-21 May at Fira de Barcelona. He emphasised the great economic state of the industry, with Spain being second

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Polis and ‘Safer City Streets’ Co-operate for Safer Roads

Polis and ‘Safer City Streets’ Co-operate for Safer Roads

🕔14:31, 21.Apr 2017

Cities from the Polis network and from the International Transport Forum’s ‘Safer City Streets’ network meet in Paris today. Local authorities from Europe and around the world work together to protect people from road crashes. Every minute, a person is killed

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CROWDFUNDING TO BECOME DE-FACTO FUNDING METHOD FOR COUNCILS

CROWDFUNDING TO BECOME DE-FACTO FUNDING METHOD FOR COUNCILS

🕔14:06, 30.Mar 2017

A report released by Future Cities Catapult claims that in the future, crowdfunding will become the de-facto method to assign council resources and budget to local projects. The UK’s Government-backed centre for urban innovation has been working with Spacehive and the

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Malmö and Brussels win sustainable mobility awards

Malmö and Brussels win sustainable mobility awards

🕔14:25, 23.Mar 2017

The European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc. announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK  Award 2016 and of the 5thAward for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) in the area of urban freight, during an award ceremony held in Brussels on Monday. Malmö

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Smart Cambridge set to speed up ‘smart’ solutions for the region

Smart Cambridge set to speed up ‘smart’ solutions for the region

🕔17:01, 22.Mar 2017

Cambridge, UK, is set be at the centre of a leading ‘smart city region’ – combining the city’s brainpower and business might to speed up ‘smart’ solutions to congestion, air quality and other city challenges. The work of the Smart Cambridge

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Japanese firm wins Cambodian intelligent lighting project prize

Japanese firm wins Cambodian intelligent lighting project prize

🕔10:58, 28.Feb 2017

MinebeaMitsumi Inc has been awarded the Environment Minister’s Prize by Cambodia’s Ministry of the Environment. The Japanese electronics specialists’ high-efficiency LED streetlight implementation project using wireless networks in Cambodia was selected for adoption in 2015, as the first project to be

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