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On Apr 17, 2020
@UrbanBreezes shared
Chicago uses anonymized cellphone data to show progress of COVID-19 measures https://t.co/SAJMJrKg2i via @smartcitiesdive
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Chicago uses anonymized cellphone data to show progress of COVID-19 measures

Chicago uses anonymized cellphone data to show progress of COVID-19 measures

The city’s public health department is working with BlueDot to gather the location information from thousands of apps on resident phones. 

On Apr 14, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @SPARCSeu: The #SmartCity market will grow to $2.57 trillion in the next five years. The creation of a balance between #technology and humanism will be essential for an inclusive and fair society. 🏙️ Learn more 👉 https://t.co/JHoVbiClba https://t.co/Ksw4KCbPKi
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Smart Cities Paving the Way to a Smart Future

Smart Cities Paving the Way to a Smart Future

Defining What a Smart City May Mean for the Future

On Apr 14, 2020
@themobilecity shared
RT @mdelange: New contribution in “The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities” edited by @trolleytweet @alexaurigi https://t.co/B5j8KUwwdD w/ @martijndewaal @MatthijsBouw #smartcity #hackablecities
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The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities

The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities

The Routledge Companion to Smart Cities explores the question of what it means for a city to be ‘smart’, raises some of the tensions emerging in smart city developments and considers the ...

On Apr 16, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Dallas will soon be home to a living wall with over 40,000 plants that can capture more than 1,600 pounds of carbon dioxide and produce 1,200 pounds of oxygen each year. https://t.co/6g2dn8UUA0
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'Living wall' in Dallas to capture 1,600 pounds of CO2 annually

'Living wall' in Dallas to capture 1,600 pounds of CO2 annually

The wall, made up of over 40,000 plants, will have internet of things (IoT) sensors to monitor plant health and panels to distribute water and nutrients.

On Apr 16, 2020
@ICLEI_Europe shared
RT @JPIUrbanEurope: Interested in transnational cooperation on Smart Cities in practice? 🌍🌱🏠 Read the lessons learned from the finalised ERA-NET Cofund Smart Cities and Communities (ENSCC) call, now online 👉https://t.co/nsNENgKSHW #smartcities #enscc
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New report: Transnational cooperation and Smart Cities in practice- Read the lessons learned

New report: Transnational cooperation and Smart Cities in practice- Read the lessons learned

You can now access a new online report: a synthesis of the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Cities and Communities (ENSCC) call. Learn more about how the challenge of transnational cooperation for ...

On Apr 16, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
"When this is over, are we just going to return to our clogged, congested cities that we had prior to this? Or does this teach a lesson?" @VishaanNYCA https://t.co/bum2E1zHcf
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New Zealand to fund 'pop-up' bike lanes, sidewalk widening amid pandemic

New Zealand to fund 'pop-up' bike lanes, sidewalk widening amid pandemic

The transportation minister has called on cities to apply for the funding, which will support tactical urbanism projects to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety.

On Apr 17, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @oascities: Call for Solutions: #OASCities is scouting digital solutions such as #data sharing and #digital platforms that support cities & communities during #Covid_19. Share your solutions: https://t.co/fS3B8pdh2F #smartcitiesCV19 #smartcities
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Call for Solutions: Outsmarting the Corona Pandemic with Digital Innovation

Call for Solutions: Outsmarting the Corona Pandemic with Digital Innovation

Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) is now scouting operational digital solutions that mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our health care systems, the economy and society as a whole.

On Apr 16, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Over 106,000 clean energy jobs were lost in March. https://t.co/WHZpJheYyl
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Clean energy industry may lose 15% of workforce

Clean energy industry may lose 15% of workforce

The industry lost more than 106,000 jobs in March due to the effects of coronavirus. If actions aren't taken to support the clean energy workforce, that number could reach 500,000 in the ...