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Smart Cities

On May 2, 2020
@EU_CoR shared
Last chance to follow the #IntelligentCitiesChallenge webinar on the 5 May at 14:00 on how to take part in the Challenge! All information on enrolling and many other useful resources⬇ https://t.co/qHKdIIQOlS #eulocal https://t.co/6LuHIgfLUA
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Digital Cities Challenge Achievements

Digital Cities Challenge Achievements

Shaping the cities of tomorrow In 2018 the European Commission launched the Digital Cities Challenge to help 41 cities across the EU transform their digital policy to make their …

On Apr 28, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
State and local gov't have reduced overall infrastructure spending by 1% of national GDP over the last 50 years. @LDRAdvisory https://t.co/FhjKxWW9hG
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Cities can leverage program management to drive smart solutions

Cities can leverage program management to drive smart solutions

Independent program management offices (PMOs)​ have the ability to break down the complexities of public-private partnerships and eliminate burdens on local governments.

On Apr 29, 2020
@manufernandez shared
(2/20) The digital lessons from COVID-19 https://t.co/QfDHy9dmI5 by @BasBoorsma via @Cities_Today
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The digital lessons from COVID-19

The digital lessons from COVID-19

What type of new digital deal must prevail to adequately power a post-coronavirus world? By Bas Boorsma, Vice President, Cities Today Institute

On Apr 30, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
As more cities become "congestion-free," drivers are speeding at new rates, posing potential dangers to pedestrians, cyclists and other motorists. https://t.co/FWbPtTRs6C
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The pandemic pace: A look at congestion-free speeding and its risks

The pandemic pace: A look at congestion-free speeding and its risks

As city streets see drastic dips in vehicular traffic, a by-the-numbers look shows drivers are traveling at unprecedented speeds — putting pedestrians, cyclists and other civilians at risk. 

On May 1, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
How London is using #data to plan its road to recovery from the #COVID19 pandemic. 👉 https://t.co/NH86fRmgO5 @LDN_gov @LDN_CDO #innovation #smartcity
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London reimagines its data hub after impact of COVID-19

London reimagines its data hub after impact of COVID-19

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is speeding up the evolution of London’s Datastore to function more like a library than a lake. Speaking on a webinar this week, London’s Chief Digital ...

On Apr 30, 2020
@UrbanBreezes shared
Office space occupancy may drop post-pandemic — and that's OK https://t.co/iH5zx9rP3S via @smartcitiesdive
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Office space occupancy may drop post-pandemic — and that's OK

Office space occupancy may drop post-pandemic — and that's OK

COVID-19 has forced employers to adjust operations and expectations in a way that eliminates the remote work "stigma." If this is continued post-pandemic, cities could see major benefits.

On Apr 30, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
#Smartcity technology can help tracking infections, vital to containing the #COVID19 #pandemic, but it also creates mind-bending opportunities for social control. #AI #BigData #privacy #surveillance #smartcities https://t.co/vau5FiH6wl
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COVID-19, disease surveillance and smart cities

COVID-19, disease surveillance and smart cities

Tracking infections is vital to containing the pandemic, but it also creates mind-bending opportunities for social control.

On May 2, 2020
@smartcities_es shared
RT @Toyota_AI_VC: Deadline extended! We are now accepting #startup applications for our 2020 call for innovation through June 30th. Startups in #ai #robotics #mobility with solutions for smart, connected cities could qualify for up to $2M in #vcfunding: https://t.co/qR3ObPh9BZ https://t.co/u5x4xOV7n2
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It’s not too late to submit your connected city solutions! We’re extending the call for innovation deadline.

It’s not too late to submit your connected city solutions! We’re extending the call for innovation deadline.

There’s still time to apply. The deadline for Toyota AI Ventures’ 2020 “call for innovation” focused on smart and connected cities has…