Smart Cities

Boston to expand bike network and public bike-share

Boston to expand bike network and public bike-share

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Transportation Department have announced a 9.4-mile expansion of bike lanes providing key connections within the City’s existing bike network and the launch of a Citywide design process to bring safer streets to every neighborhood.  ...

WEF issues detailed blueprint for future-ready cities

WEF issues detailed blueprint for future-ready cities

The World Economic Forum has released four reports on how cities can take a systems approach to finance and deliver urban transportation projects in the wake of Covid-19, widening inequality and global conflicts.  Each report – on city financing models, technology...

Louisiana Clean Hydrogen Plan wins $50M federal grant

Louisiana Clean Hydrogen Plan wins $50M federal grant

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $50 million federal grant to H2theFuture, a 25-organisation partnership that plans to develop a new offshore wind-powered hydrogen energy industry cluster in south Louisiana.  The proposal – led by nonprofit...

City of Toronto invites applications for its Deep Retrofit Challenge

City of Toronto invites applications for its Deep Retrofit Challenge

The City of Toronto has opened applications for its Deep Retrofit Challenge, which aims to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from buildings in Toronto, in support of the City’s TransformTO Net Zero climate action strategy.  Through the...

Populus to combat curbside parking trouble with millions in new funding

Populus to combat curbside parking trouble with millions in new funding

Picture: Populus Populus, a San Francisco-based transportation data startup is taking advantage of a hot opportunity: curbs and congestion.   Populus has continued to ride the micromobility wave and expand into other areas such as commercial fleets, ride-hail vehicles...

Portland City Council approves climate change emergency plan

Portland City Council approves climate change emergency plan

Portland City council has approved the city’s Climate Emergency Workplan which guides Portland’s action against climate change for the next three years.   “The low hanging fruit is gone,” said Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) director Donnie Oliveira. “The...

EPB launches America’s first community-wide 25 gig internet service

EPB launches America’s first community-wide 25 gig internet service

Chattanooga’s municipal utility has launched America’s first comprehensively available Gig-speed internet service and the first 10-Gig internet service, EPB has launched the nation's first community-wide 25 gigabits per second internet service, which will be available...

David Roberts: Vision Zero and Sustainable Solutions

David Roberts: Vision Zero and Sustainable Solutions

We spoke with David Roberts, CEO of Verra Mobility about some of their innovative industry solutions and how these can make cities smarter and safer! Verra Mobility are one of our platinum sponsors fore MOVE America this year! Verra Mobility is a global leader in...

Lyft to power share bike expansion in Mexico City

Lyft to power share bike expansion in Mexico City

Lyft will provide the hardware and software for Mexico City’s wide-scale expansion of its Ecobici bike-share system.   Under the collaboration, Lyft will supply the bikes, collection points, app, website and back-end operator software for the ecosystem. The project...