Wed. Feb 8th, 2023
REGIONAL POLICY
  • New Cohesion Report shows that differences between EU regions are narrowing thanks to EU support
  • Questions and Answers on the 8th Cohesion Report: Cohesion in Europe towards 2050
  • COR: Cohesion Report: digital cohesion, demography and brain drain are key to reduce territorial disparities
  • Renew Europe: European Parliament calls for direct funding for urban areas to build more inclusive and greener cities
URBAN PLANNING
  • Space for Cities: Earth Observation for sustainable development
  • Background on the Copernicus Horizon 2035 colloquium
URBACT
  • News from the Urbact cities and networks
  • Hack my city
  • When is a Wasteland?
  • Why we should all eat organic?
  • Playful cities
  • Boosting blue entrepreneurship
  • Espoo and its Ecosystem Service Analysis
  • Thessaloniki tests ‘Housing First’
  • Local food policies and governance
  • Heritage driving urban generation
  • Energy-efficient citizens and companies
  • Seven ways to boost tech talent in industrial cities
  • Protect our planet, end poverty and ensure peace and prosperity for all
SMART MOBILITY
  • European sustainable mobility awards: 12 cities in final race
  • Europäische Preise für nachhaltige Mobilität: Kassel unter den zwölf Finalisten
  • Civitas: The impacts of a Zero-Emission Zone on city logistics in Rotterdam
  • Latest headlines by ELTIS
  • Safe cycle parking project wins Brasov’s participatory budget competition
  • The finalists of the four sustainable urban mobility awards have been announced
  • The new EU Urban Mobility Framework is available in all languages
  • Further translations of the SUMP guidelines and decision-makers’ summary now available
  • Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole expands its smart city initiatives
  • New EC thematic reports and ‘facts and figures’ on road safety issues
  • Cozywheels expands its shared mobility service to Flanders
  • EC publishes evaluation of the Directive on driving licences
  • Cargo bikes are transforming urban freight
  • Buses in Nicosia and Larnaca receive a major upgrade
UK
  • Latest headlines by UKAuthority.com
  • One organisation, two leaders for digital public services in Wales
  • NS&I to step up digital self-service effort
  • Cost of cyber attack on Scottish Environment Protection Agency ‘still not clear’
  • Police Digital Service sets up AWS cloud platform
  • DHSC sets out digital and data demands of integrated care
  • Eight council projects win funds to boost local 5G
  • Causeway Coast and Glens Council to rationalise software with SaaS option
  • Report highlights need to improve geospatial data
  • NHS to pilot algorithmic impact assessments for healthcare AI
  • Government aims to develop accessibility career path in DDaT
  • ICO publishes guidance on pseudonymisation
  • Cabinet Office awards contract for charity funding portal
  • Crown Commercial Service to renew Crown Hosting data centres deal
  • NHSX becomes NHS England Transformation Directorate
  • NHS to provide patient platform for surgery information
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Authority approves funding for digital connectivity
  • Scottish Government cloud migration service gets underway
  • Small firms have mixed success with Making Tax Digital
  • Welsh hospitals get new pharmacy system
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough approves funding for digital connectivity
USA
  • American City & County Case Study: Streamlining Cooperative Purchasing with Digital Procurement
  • American City & County: Government Workforce Recruitment and Retention Survey
  • Latest reports by the Smart Cities Council
  • Educating Investors about the Smart City Sector
  • Smart Cities Week @ Connect [X]
  • Where US State and Local Governments Will Be Spending Money in 2022
  • Water Equity
  • Clean Air Pays
  • Future of Cybersecurity is ‘Frictionless Zero Trust Data’
  • City of Scottsdale, AZ -Our First 2022 Readiness Challenge Winner!
  • Broadband Summit West – Scottsdale, AZ
  • Latest “Next City” headlines
  • Freedom Commons Offers Affordable, Supportive and Emergency Options for the Formerly Incarcerated
  • Economics in Brief: City of Chicago Eyes Grocery Store Purchase
  • Housing in Brief: Fannie Mae Settles Fair Housing Act Lawsuit, Will Pay $53M
  • Choose to Change Connects Chicago Teens to Therapy, Mentors
  • In Baltimore, Retrain America Creates Tech Jobs Pipeline for Underrepresented Talent
  • SoCal Nonprofit Uses Hip Hop to Keep Students on Track
  • Why an Oyster Comeback Would Benefit NYC
  • Want to Invigorate Community Engagement? Break out the Building Blocks
LATEST HEADLINES
  • Global media reports related to Smart Cities
  • Spread of ‘smart city’ technology raises privacy concerns
  • Parks and green space – Europe’s leading capitals for green infrastructure
  • 200 waste collection points to be scrapped in city
  • Mobility-as-a-Service – Milwaukee modernises fare collection system
  • Smart Parking in the Smart City: How Your Buildings Can Profit
  • The Worldwide Smart Transportation Industry is Expected to Reach $191.5 Billion by 2027
  • Shifting markets, developing scheme roads major demands in Coimbatore West Zone
  • Boston expands fare-free bus programme following pilot
  • China and Hong Kong Data Center Market to Reach $35.11 Billion by 2027. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Tencent, Huawei, and Alibaba are the Major Hyperscale Investors
  • Future Cities – The Centre for Urban
  • Fiber Optic Sensor Market to Garner US$ 5506.24 million, Globally, by 2028 at 9.16% CAGR: The Insight Partners
  • Illuminating Concepts CEO aims to tap push toward ‘smart cities’
  • Digital learning should not lead to digital divide, says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
  • Autonomous & Self-Driving Vehicle News-Outsight, California DMV, MORAI & Ouster
  • Smart Cities Market Maximum Benefit and Growth Potential of Key Players 2028: ABB India Ltd., Cisco, Siemens Ltd., Tech Mahindra, Honeywell International Inc. – Talking Democrat
  • KSrelief continues aid work in Yemen, Afghanistan
  • CAVs can create intuitive and inclusive urban living experiences
  • Saudi ministers meet Angolan, Peruvian, Norwegian officials
  • How Neom will allow people to manage and trade their personal data
  • Looking Ahead to Intergeo 2022: How 3D Models Make the World Smarter
  • KPMG: Asians show growing acceptance of smart city efforts
  • Applied Information Granted Patent for Connected Vehicle Technology to Improve Safety When Crossing or Entering Traffic
  • Local governments are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever before. DHS wants mayors to step up.

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