Top news of the week: 26.05.2020.

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Smart Cities

On May 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
The #COVID19 #pandemic has revealed some of the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis. As the world searches for ways to make urban areas more #resilient, #smartcity initiatives offer some of the answers. #smartcities #dataanalytics #privacy https://t.co/EMsABKRK8j
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Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Accelerating change: From smart city to smart society

Outbreaks of communicable disease have a long history of changing cities for the better. London's sewer network was constructed following the cholera epidemic in the 1850s, and building ...

On May 21, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Opinion: Sidewalk Labs' decision to drop the Quayside Project emphasizes the need to embrace community-driven smart infrastructure organizations. @LDRAdvisory https://t.co/Q6HgN92jtX
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Entering the age of community-built infrastructure

Entering the age of community-built infrastructure

A public-private partnership backed by a program management office — or a P4 — can help cities achieve infrastructure and inclusion goals by integrating the perspective of community ...

On May 19, 2020
@manufernandez shared
RT @sergio_gairo: 📡 Qué pueden aprender las #ciudades de la crisis del #Covid19 sobre cómo aprovechar mejor la #tecnología para enfrentar sus retos sociales y económicos? 📝 En @anteverti hemos escrito esto con @manufernandez sobre #Digitalización y servicios públicos 👇🏼 https://t.co/T8zBHAoMMO
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Covid-19 and the future of cities: 9 emerging trends in digital transformation

Covid-19 and the future of cities: 9 emerging trends in digital transformation

Our experts analyze 9 trends that will dominate the way digitalization is applied to urban management in the post-Covid-19 world.

On May 21, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @_SmartMobility: 🛴Check this out! Each of these #GoXApollo #eScooters self-drives to a nearby home base to get desinfected before its next use! @CuriosityLabPTC @TortoiseHQ #SmartMobility #micromobility #eMobility #IoT #autonomous #selfdriving #COVID19 #smartcities https://t.co/pIEFZR4UGQ
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Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use

Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use

The Gwinnett County city in the US will run an initial six-month pilot of the e-scooters which will also provide another form of transport to help recover from lockdown.

On May 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
As cybersecurity demands rise, it's possible that some smart city initiatives may be shelved due to financial restraints. https://t.co/VlK6u8l7RJ
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Smart projects not a priority for most government CIOs, CTOs: report

Smart projects not a priority for most government CIOs, CTOs: report

CompTIA's Public Technology Institute found that even before the pandemic, only 25% of city and county leaders surveyed had a smart strategy in place.

On May 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Revere, MA's mayor is using learnings from the opioid crisis to help respond to COVID-19, on top of applying new tech like @mysoofa to improve communication with residents. @MayorArrigo @Revere311 @kristinmusulin reports: https://t.co/B0MaWcdkv7
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In second health crisis of his tenure, Revere, MA's mayor taps new tech

In second health crisis of his tenure, Revere, MA's mayor taps new tech

Mayor Brian Arrigo's administration, which oversaw the worst of the opioid epidemic, now faces another health crisis: COVID-19. This time, they brought in Soofa to aid residents through the ...

On May 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Rubicon software assisted Atlanta in a program that reduced recycling contamination rates by 57%, @WasteDive reports. https://t.co/RqHiehArwE
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Rubicon report cites $208M potential savings for cities using smart waste platform

Rubicon report cites $208M potential savings for cities using smart waste platform

The smart waste and recycling tech company played up its municipal offerings and emphasized the "waste wake-up call" many cities are facing post-China's scrap import ban. 

On May 22, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
US city of Peachtree Corners trials ‘self-driving’ scooters 👉 https://t.co/rqHD8By54j @CuriosityLabPTC @PtreeCorners #AV #mobility #micromobility https://t.co/KcuHpZOMbU
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First public trial of ‘self-driving’ scooters launches in the US

First public trial of ‘self-driving’ scooters launches in the US

A fleet of 100 remote-controlled scooters is being piloted at the city-owned Curiosity Lab technology testing ground in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. It is understood to be the first trial of ...