Top news of the week: 18.08.2020.

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On Aug 12, 2020
@libelium shared
RT @IoT_Mktplace: 💥 🆕 NEW Partner on our #ecommerce → @1oT_mobi Smart IoT Solutions for: 💧→ Smart Water: https://t.co/s63cSLjCrK 🏢 → Smart Cities: https://t.co/SF5As8CFRc 🌱 → Smart Agriculture: https://t.co/jwc2krAGZL Check the #IoTkits here: https://t.co/TuU2UKdA2S https://t.co/nYCDqRFZPq
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Libelium-1oT Smart Cities Solution Kit 4G | eSIM included

Libelium-1oT Smart Cities Solution Kit 4G | eSIM included

This 1oT AQI Solution kit allows real-time monitoring air quality in cities. It includes Smart Environment PRO Solution with gases calibrated sensors. For ambient monitoring, it provides ...

On Aug 12, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
"Drivers hate shared rides. They were never fans of shared rides, because it was more work for about the same if not less money," the @TheRideshareGuy told reporter @chris_teale about the state of ride-hailing. https://t.co/cV3z5Nk5G3
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Can health and safety efforts save ride-hailing post-pandemic?

Can health and safety efforts save ride-hailing post-pandemic?

Companies are adopting new ways to bolster riders' confidence, but the industry may struggle to recover if health concerns linger or labor issues expand.

On Aug 13, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Transitioning to more efficient vehicle fleets in cities worldwide would require a total incremental investment of $8.6 trillion. But by 2050, annual returns would exceed $1 trillion. https://t.co/7I3qdPVxpu
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The business case for sustainable urban transport

The business case for sustainable urban transport

With such a strong business case and demonstrable ROI to speak for investments in sustainable transport, governments have a moral obligation to act.

On Aug 11, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @_SmartMobility: #UrbanMobility has been drastically affected by the #COVID19 #pandemic. How can cities use the crisis as a catalyst for change? via @beesmartcity #smartcity #smartcities #publictransport #ecomobility #urbanplanning #masstransit #walkability #postcovid19 https://t.co/4RltVxRMvD
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How Will Urban Mobility Change In The Post-Covid City

How Will Urban Mobility Change In The Post-Covid City

Over the past few months of the Covid-19 pandemic, urban mobility has rapidly evolved into an entirely new beast. But will these changes be here for good?

On Aug 12, 2020
@EUSmartCities shared
RT @plusCities: 🗣️Join us for the General Assembly of @EUSmartCities on 2-3 September in Brno or online. 🗣️This year's General Assembly will focus on the challenges and opportunities facing cities following the #COVID19 experience. You can register here: https://t.co/HywnneV81R https://t.co/Du8iARqwCc
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EIP-SCC Marketplace - General Assembly, 2-3 September 2020.

EIP-SCC Marketplace - General Assembly, 2-3 September 2020.

Register here for online participation in the This year’s General Assembly will be delivered in hybrid format back to back to the URBIS Smart City Fair in Brno, Czech …

On Aug 14, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
There's an "unfortunate divergence" of opinion about how to reopen local economies. But it doesn't have to be that way, Fauci said on a recent @NatGeo webinar. https://t.co/RruBXUEvfx
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Fauci displeased with COVID response, DC Mayor Bowser decries 'patchwork of guidance'

Fauci displeased with COVID response, DC Mayor Bowser decries 'patchwork of guidance'

On a Thursday webinar, the government's top infectious disease expert said the country could be in a good place within a year if residents follow public health guidelines.

On Aug 14, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
While calls to "defund the police" intensify, some @usmayors members say defunding is not the solution. https://t.co/lbAHXN0BpR
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Mayors push back on 'defund the police' movement, urge increased social services spending

Mayors push back on 'defund the police' movement, urge increased social services spending

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Working Group on Police Reform and Racial Justice urged departments to rethink how officers are held accountable and focus on building relationships with the ...

On Aug 13, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The tech allows fleet operators to lock the sanitizer systems; receive alerts of low sanitizer pods; and send push notifications to remind riders to sanitize their hands. https://t.co/jFIyz5dtkG
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Young entrepreneurs dream up IoT-powered scooter sanitization system

Young entrepreneurs dream up IoT-powered scooter sanitization system

The patent-pending device from KirbyPod may offer a solution to the pandemic-related health risks currently plaguing shared mobility.