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More than half of Brits willing to fund smart city traffic solutions

New research has found an increasing appetite for smart city traffic solutions that aim to tackle urbanisation problems, such as congestion and security issues.
sustainable growth, smart city

Planting the seeds of sustainable growth in our cities

In this article, George Adams discusses how cities are the engines powering the development of the human race: How does sustainable growth factor into this vision?
parking technology

Staying street smart: Parking technology in UK cities

Paul Moorby, CEO Chipside, discusses how parking technology will help streamline transport digitisation in the next steps towards smart city adoption.
barriers to adoption

Smart cities: how can the UK overcome barriers to adoption?

Although there has been investment in smart technology in a number of cities in the past few years, the UK is still lagging behind world-leaders such as Singapore. Gavin Hepburn, director at ATG Access, discusses how the UK can overcome barriers to adoption.
building smart city, smart city sustainable

Building smart cities needs more than just technology

There are questions to be answered on building smart cities: how should people be housed? How should they travel? How should waste product be managed?
efficient

Smart cities will only ever be as efficient as their foundations

Smart cities have the power to transform the lives of its citizens and the environment, but the reality is that they will only ever improve lives if they are built on a fast, reliable and widespread 5G network.
future partnership

UK and ASEAN agree importance of future partnership

Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field met the Secretary General for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to confirm commitments to forging a stronger future partnership.
inclusivity

Taxis are flying the flag for inclusivity in mobility

Safa Alkateb, CEO of Autocab, argues that taxis are the ones flying the flag for inclusivity, and highlights what the rest of the transport industry can learn from them.
smart city

Not-so-smart: Over two thirds of Brits don’t know what a smart city is

Almost 70% of the UK public do not know what a smart city is or the benefits it can bring, according to new research
climate change

The European Commission’s view on the fight against climate change

The European Commission's speaks Maroš Šefčovič, discusses how to make cities smarter, and offers his opinions on European mobility.
smart cities

Data expert discusses interconnected smart cities and cities of the future

Russell Poole, Managing Director, at global interconnection and data centre company Equinix shares his vision for cities of the future.
smart cities

Smart cities. Is it wise to get smarter?

Keiron Shepherd, Senior Security Specialist at F5 Networks, discusses how the threat landscape will change as smart cities become more of a reality and the security considerations we need to make before we begin reaping the benefits of connected devices
blockchain-based governance model

A blockchain-based governance model for public services in smart cities

Stefan Junestrand, CEO of Grupo Tecma Red and a member of the European Blockchain Observatory shares his thoughts on what a blockchain-based governance model for public services in smart cities looks like
transport city fund

PM announces ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding

The Prime Minister has announced ten cities that have been shortlisted for the next stage of the £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund.
infrastructural revolution

The infrastructural revolution: Enabling smarter and more liveable cities

Chris Fry, Director, Infrastructure & Regeneration, Ramboll explores how the infrastructural revolution is enabling smarter and more liveable cities.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
smart cities

Is blockchain the breakthrough smart cities need?

Michael Winterson, MD of Managed Services at global interconnection and data centre company, Equinix, provides his insight on blockchain for smart cities in the Open Access Government article 
public services

How smart cities can learn from the model of targeting gaps in public services

Hannah Kaner, Smart Cities Strategist at Orange Bus explains how smart cities can learn from the Uber model of targeting gaps in public services
smart cities

How district energy contributes to smart cities

NODA Intelligent Systems discusses how district heating and cooling systems are cost-effective solutions that contribute to developing smart cities
smart grid

Government policies helping to drive smart grid growth

The need to mitigate climate change for renewable energy development is driving smart grid initiatives across the world, according to GlobalData

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