Topic: smart-mobility


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Leading Cities: Making EV Infrastructure a Reality

By Joe Appleton on Nov 17, 2023 9:43:49 AM

The 2023 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, a prestigious event hosted by Leading Cities in collaboration with QBE Insurance Group, marked a significant milestone in advocating for sustainable urban development. This year's challenge culminated in a remarkable triumph for itselectric, a visionary company dedicated to enhancing electric vehicle (EV) adoption by revolutionizing EV infrastructure.

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Smart Mobility Smart City Technology Smart City Innovation Smart Cities Smart Infrastructure Public Transport Energy Efficiency Sustainable Urban Development

5 MIN. READ

HVV Switch: Multimodal Mobility in Hamburg

By Laura Puttkamer on Sep 25, 2023 1:21:56 PM

When you are using Hamburg’s public transport system, the symbol of a red power plug appears everywhere. This is the symbol of the city’s HVV Switch platform, a bundle of mobility services. It indicates multimodal mobility, meaning that you can switch to another mode of public or shared transport at that station. Read here why this makes Hamburg a city with truly smart mobility.

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Smart Mobility Smart City Smart Cities Urban Mobility

3 MIN. READ

Global Mobility Call: A Holistic Smart Mobility Event

By Joe Appleton on Jul 5, 2022 3:40:10 PM

Recently, bee smart city were fortunate enough to visit the Spanish capital of Madrid and explore the Global Mobility Call, a holistic mobility event that aimed to unlock the future of smart mobility and address some of the biggest challenges that the transport industry will be facing over the next few years. Read more about sustainable mobility, transportation and the effects for the future:

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Smart Mobility Smart City Event

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polisMOBILITY: Germany’s Exciting New Mobility Expo

By Joe Appleton on Mar 10, 2022 2:20:33 PM

Introducing Europe’s newest urban mobility event: polisMOBILTY. polisMOBILITY is a forward-thinking conference and expo that focuses on the future of mobility and urban living, taking place between May 18 to 21 at the Koelnmesse and the City of Cologne. Strategically located in the heart of Europe’s largest economic area and a densely populated metropolitan region, the City of Cologne is the ideal place to showcase the innovations and solutions that will transform cities and solve the challenges of tomorrow. 

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Smart Mobility Sustainability Urban Mobility Smart City Event

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Multiple Benefits of Smart Street Lighting Solutions in Smart Cities

By Dr. Alexander Gelsin on Mar 6, 2022 2:13:00 PM

The role of smart lighting solutions in the intelligent transformation of cities and buildings has gained momentum in the past years. This development will continue in the coming years based on increased connectivity and industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions becoming a key element in most smart city strategies around the globe.

The opportunities that cities can seize with the installation of smart lighting solutions go far beyond value creation through energy (cost) and maintenance savings (which are huge considering that as much as 40 percent of a city’s energy budget is consumed by street lighting and new efficient lighting can save up to 50% of these costs as a result of increased energy efficiency) or the improvement of the environmental impact.

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Smart Living Smart Government Smart Environment Smart Mobility Smart Lighting

9 MIN. READ

Unsafe to Cross: The Need for Pedestrian Safety Solutions

By Jon Glasco on Feb 18, 2022 10:33:40 AM

Ensuring pedestrian safety is a complex challenge throughout the world - especially when many smart cities are encouraging more walking while trying to reduce hazardous crosswalk and traffic situations. In this article, we cover pedestrian safety challenges, offer examples of smart crosswalk solutions and review pedestrian safety policies.

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Smart Mobility

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IAA 2021: Shaping the Future of Mobility

By Joe Appleton on Sep 21, 2021 3:45:51 PM

September 2021 brought something of a milestone to the smart mobility movement. Historically, Germany’s legendary IAA was a celebration of the automotive industry. Held in Frankfurt, it attracted petrolheads from all over the world who wanted a first-hand glimpse at the state of the industry. However, times have changed, and the IAA has evolved with it.

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Smart Mobility Last-Mile Logistics Urban Mobility

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How Will Urban Mobility Change In The Post-Covid City

By Joe Appleton on Aug 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic has made a tremendous impact on people’s everyday lives. Changes to our regular routines have been coming in thick and fast, from mask-wearing protocol to social distancing etiquette. Of all these changes, how we move around and get from A to B has seen some of the most drastic changes.

Over the past few months, mobility has rapidly evolved into an entirely new beast. Faithful and reliable transport methods are being shunned in favour of new systems. Citizens are avoiding crowded trains and buses in favour of bicycles and e-scooters. As cities evolve to phase out car usage, improving air quality and the health of citizens, the Covid-19 pandemic has provided a unique opportunity to overhaul urban mobility. But will these changes be here for good?

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Smart City Solutions Smart Mobility Smart City Smart Cities Urban Mobility

4 MIN. READ

CityTech RUHR: The Bochum & Hagen Challenges

By Thomas Mueller on Apr 9, 2020 5:04:30 PM

With Germany's largest international smart city startup challenge, the Ruhr Metropolis - City of Cities - is calling start-ups from across the globe to apply and solve the real-world challenges of four cities: Bochum, Bottrop, Hagen and Gelsenkirchen through a paid pilot. The application deadline has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic until May 3, 2020.

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Smart Mobility Urban Mobility

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CityTech RUHR: Germany’s biggest smart city startup challenge launched

By Thomas Mueller on Mar 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

CityTech RUHR invites startups from around the world to participate in Germany’s biggest smart city challenge. Four cities and their business partners seek innovative solutions for four different challenges and offer the opportunity to win paid pilot projects. Startups that want to participate can apply until May 3, 2020 (Deadline extended due to the COVID-19 situation) for one of the program’s challenges at: www.citytech.ruhr

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Smart Mobility Blockchain

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