Smart Cities News

Berlin starts smart transport project on S-Bahn

The first phase in a smart transport project to transform security, passenger service and operational management across Berlin’s S-Bahn rail network has gone live. Teams based at S-Bahn’s 4S [...]

Lyft and Motional to roll out robotaxis in US cities

Lyft is working with driverless technology firm Motional to launch a robotaxi service in major US cities, beginning in 2023. Massachusetts-based Motional’s driverless vehicles will be integrated, operationalised and [...]

PNNL uses machine learning to predict traffic jams

A machine-learning algorithm is poised to help urban transportation analysts relieve bottlenecks and chokepoints that routinely snarl city traffic. The tool, called TranSec, was developed at the US Department [...]

Telensa deploys smart streetlights in Poland

Telensa has extended its central European footprint with its latest intelligent streetlight deployment in Piecki in Poland. The UK-based networked streetlight company now has more than 20 smart street-lighting [...]

Cityzenith poised to exploit growing digital-twin market

Chicago-based technology company Cityzenith is hoping to exploit a digital-twin smart city market set to grow tenfold over the next five years. The worldwide digital twin market grew in [...]

Sensoneo trials smart waste management in Prague

Prague is to pilot collecting waste via automated routes that can dynamically respond to changes in waste production and the city’s infrastructure. It will use technology from Slovakian firm [...]

Helsinki expands smart project to more districts

Helsinki is expanding its smart city project to the districts of Malmi, Pasila, Malminkartano-Kannelmäki and Mellunmäki. Ever since their construction, Jätkäsaari and Kalasatama districts in Helsinki have been developed [...]

Ford reveals plans for Detroit mobility innovation district

Ford Motor has revealed the site plan for Michigan Central, a walkable mobility innovation district in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighbourhood, as well as designs for some of the district’s [...]

Siemens deploys ITS on Austrian highways

Siemens Mobility is providing the technology for Austrian highway operating authority Asfinag’s intelligent traffic management system for exchanging safety information between vehicles and the road. The cooperative intelligent transport [...]

Honeywell invests in Trinity Mobility for smart city technology

Honeywell is investing in Trinity Mobility, an India-based software company and provider of an IoT smart cities platform and software applications. This investment will allow Honeywell to expand its [...]

Parsons uses IoT to manage congestion in Denver

Virginia-based Parsons is to provide programme management to help Denver manage congestion and connected vehicles, The company will oversee the data integration of IoT devices at intersections and in [...]

Toronto gives green light to transport management plan

The city of Toronto plans next year to roll out a smart transportation system to help manage congestion. Toronto City Council unanimously approved the MoveTo action plan. This plan [...]