Smart Cities News

US DOT $15m Complete Streets AI initiative

The US Department of Transportation has launched a $15 Million Complete Streets Artificial Intelligence initiative for small businesses. The department is seeking innovative tools for generating, integrating, and activating [...]

Tech helps cut NYC pedestrian deaths 45%

New York City has reported significant progress in its Vision Zero safer city streets initiative. According to NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, eight of the ten safest years on [...]

Düsseldorf buys stake in city network operator

The city of Düsseldorf has taken a co-ownership share in the city’s new network operator NetDüsseldorf (net.D). The move is to support the city, capital of Germany’s most populous [...]

Hong Kong smart lamp-post pilot

The City of Hong Kong has begun operation of a smart lamp-post pilot scheme to support smart city development in the city, and improve 5G mobile network roll-out. Under [...]

KAUST shares smart city tech with Medina

The development authority for Al-Madinah (Medina) is partnering the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) to develop smart city technologies for the city, one of Islam’s holiest [...]

PATRIZIA builds smart street lighting portfolio

Smart city investment fund PATRIZIA Infrastructure is acquiring an 85% stake in Atlantico, Italy’s third-largest independent smart street lighting operator by number of light points (LPs) managed. The acquisition expands [...]

Iveda expands Smart City footprint across Egypt

AI specialist Iveda is expanding its smart-city focused presence in Egypt with the opening of an office in Egyptian capital Cairo and a smart city demonstration centre. The expanded [...]

Iteris helps prioritise buses in Los Angeles

California-based infrastructure firm Iteris is working on a smart mobility project for the city of Downey in Los Angeles County, California. The five-month, nearly $900,000 contract was awarded under [...]

Dubai plans air-taxi service by 2026

Dubai is to launch an air-taxi service by 2026 using all-electric aircraft from California-based Joby Aviation. Joby is developing the all-electric aircraft for the commercial passenger service in an [...]

Thales connects drivers on London’s Elizabeth Line

Mobility provider Alstom is implementing the GreenSpeed connected driver advisory system from Thales-subsidiary Cubris on Transport for London’s Elizabeth Line rail service. GreenSpeedis a real-time driver advisory system supporting [...]

Mix enhances safety for Manchester buses

South African SaaS connected fleet management firm Mix Telematics is enhancing fleet safety for UK bodyTransport for Greater Manchester (TFGM). TFGM is a local government body responsible for co-ordinating [...]

Pamplona completes 6-year smart city project

The City of Pamplona in Spain’s Navarre region has completed its six year smart city development project. A nominated Lighthouse Smart City, Pamplona focused on development of mobility, urban [...]