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Smart Cities

On Oct 21, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @Cities_Today: This year Smart City Expo will be held as Smart City Live; a unique two-day digital experience aimed at providing cities with a global new tool for business and knowledge Pre-register now! 👉 https://t.co/yBz9nyE28R 📅 17-18 November @SmartCityexpo #SCLive2020 #smartcity https://t.co/TCuBLRDl1h
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Smart City Live

Smart City Live

When: 17th November 2020 – 18th November 2020 all-day An indispensable event for cities and urban innovation in the Covid era Smart City Live: What cities should do in the new normal ...

On Oct 22, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
A @JoeBiden presidency could mean more infrastructure funding and projects, if the timing is right, said analysts on a @Bloomberg Intelligence webinar https://t.co/Y0B5jDO0mO
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How would a Biden administration address infrastructure?

How would a Biden administration address infrastructure?

Experts from Bloomberg Intelligence analyzed how infrastructure would be addressed if Joe Biden were to become president, with a particular focus on funding and the impact on U.S. ...

On Oct 22, 2020
@UNRSC shared
RT @smartcitiesdive: Even a simple shift to smart traffic lights could reduce street congestion by upwards of 25%, writes @ronaldchagoury with @EkoAtlantic about the pandemic's acceleration of smart city tech adoption. https://t.co/kRv0QThwzc
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The pandemic is accelerating smart city tech

The pandemic is accelerating smart city tech

​COVID-19 is poised to bring the same widespread change as other pandemics have by accelerating the global adoption of emerging tech.

On Oct 23, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
Digital Leaders UK names Sunderland the Smart City of the Year 2020 👉 https://t.co/VfUXEao7ZT @SunderlandUK @DigiLeaders #DL100 #smartcity #innovation
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Why Sunderland was crowned the UK’s leading smart city

Why Sunderland was crowned the UK’s leading smart city

Digital Leaders UK has named Sunderland the Smart City of the Year 2020, saying it had the “the strongest submission in terms of digital, business and social outcomes, all strongly ...

On Oct 23, 2020
@UrbanBreezes shared
Bentley Systems and Microsoft team up on city digital twins https://t.co/yhCYSCY1Zq
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Bentley Systems and Microsoft team up on city digital twins

Bentley Systems and Microsoft team up on city digital twins

Bentley Systems and Microsoft have announced the expansion of a strategic alliance to advance the use of digital twins in city planning and citizen engagement.

On Oct 26, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
Regular fixed service in commuter areas with little-to-no commuting during the pandemic should be cut but offered with on-demand transit options, allowing essential workers the opportunity to reach their jobs easily, writes Ben Haynie with @TransLoc. https://t.co/MM7c5qpjWX
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Transit must think outside the box to rebuild ridership

Transit must think outside the box to rebuild ridership

Associations have developed frameworks to guide public transit agencies toward recovery, but they may not go far enough to innovate the industry.

On Oct 22, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @_tomorrowcity: Cemeteries have a special #place in the traditional burial cultures. How are they using tech to become more meaningful and sustainable in our growing cities? #smartcities #sustainability #publicspace https://t.co/hYarWMUrF5
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Graves in cemeteries are now equipped with technology

Graves in cemeteries are now equipped with technology

Massification, lack of space in urban areas and environmental issues are changing an important yet often ignored part of our cities.

On Oct 21, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @_SmartMobility: 🚶‍♀️🚲By the end of @Anne_Hidalgo's tenure, 70,000 #parking spaces will be removed from #Paris #streets, making room for a more livable city, #WalkingAndCycling via @Forbes MT @CarlosMorenoFr #SmartMobility #SustainableMobility #15MinuteCity 🌟#SCLive2020 https://t.co/ku3PAhK1xS
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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo To Make Good On Pledge To Remove Half Of City’s Car Parking Spaces

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo To Make Good On Pledge To Remove Half Of City’s Car Parking Spaces

Before she was reelected in June, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo pledged to make more space on the streets of her adopted city for pedestrians and cyclists by removing car parking spaces.