Smart Cities News

ZF and Beep bring autonomous shuttles to US cities

German company ZF is working with mobility provider Beep to bring autonomous level-four shuttles to US cities. ZF unveiled its latest shuttle for autonomous driving in urban environments and [...]

Iveda launches $1.5m smart pole project in Taiwan

Arizona-based Iveda has launched a $1.5m project to deploy smart poles in Kaohsiung to help the Taiwanese city develop a smart infrastructure. Iveda, a specialist in cloud-based AI video [...]

New York action plan embraces micromobility

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has formed an action plan to improve integration between the transit system and bicyclists, pedestrians and users of shared or personal electric-powered bikes [...]

Chattanooga plans 100 smart intersections

The city of Chattanooga in Tennessee is to build the largest smart intersection network in the USA using technology from Seoul Robotics. The Federal Highway Administration will fund the [...]

Tech Mahindra signs MoU to make Tagawa smart

Indian consulting and engineering company Tech Mahindra is helping Tagawa in Japan become a smart city. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tagawa to accelerate [...]

TransLink tests tool to help passengers with sight loss

Canadian transportation authority TransLink is to test an accessibility tool that can help passengers with sight loss navigate its transit system independently. Starting in late February, customers will be [...]

Israeli self-driving buses use Imagry platform

Two self-driving Israeli public transportation services will operate this year based on the autonomous driving (AD) platform developed by California-based Imagry. Imagry, a developer of mapless autonomous driving technology, [...]

Seoul shows smart city vision at CES

Seoul will use its pavilion at this week’s CES in Las Vegas to show just how smart the South Korean capital has become. Under the theme “Seoul: City of [...]

Siemens wins €900m contract for driverless metro in Sydney

Siemens Mobility has landed a €900m contract for a turnkey driverless metro system linking Sydney and new Western Sydney International Airport. Siemens is the system integrator and partner for [...]

Google helps TIM enable smart mobility

Italian mobile operator TIM is working with Google Cloud on a mobility platform as part of its smart-city development activities. Launched in Italy, it enables smart mobility on TIM’s [...]

Beijing grants Baidu driverless robotaxi licence

Baidu has received its first licence to test autonomous vehicles with no safety operator on board in Beijing. This paves the way for a paid driverless robotaxi service in [...]

Transit lets New Orleans ease public transport navigation

The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has announced a partnership with the Transit app so riders can easily navigate public transit in more than 300 cities worldwide. RTA [...]