UK Railroads Invest in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning
The oldest rail network in the world, with over 32,000 km. of track, is investing in artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline maintenance and deal with weather-related challenges. Two months ago, during the AI and Big Data Expo, I had the opportunity to meet Nikolaos (Nick) Kotsis, Chief Data Scientist at Network Rail. At […]
The Six-Foot and 15-Minute City
There is consensus for making cities greener, healthier, and more liveable. The “15-minute city”, a planning concept based on proximity focuses on these goals
Mayors Call for More Stimulus Funds for Green Recovery
Investing COVID stimulus funds in green solutions would create 50 million jobs, prevent 270,000 premature deaths, and deliver $280bn in economic benefits globally
Volkswagen Group Retools German Factories for EVs
The biggest European automaker is retooling and building new facilities in Germany for Electric Vehicles.
Edinburgh Residents Share Over 4,000 Mobility Suggestions
Edinburgh residents have made more than 4100 suggestions for creating more space to walk, cycle and wheel during the ongoing crisis.
London’s ULEZ Shows Significant Reduction of Emissions and Pollutants
There has been a 44 % reduction of NO2 levels in the central London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)
California Voters Shape Future of Platform Economy
Tech giants Uber and Lyft are pouring tens of millions of dollars into passing Proposition 22.
Parking Reforms Could Be the Easiest Pollution and Economic Fix
Parking reforms may be the cheapest, fastest, and most straightforward way to increase economic efficiency, protect the environment, and promote social justice, argue the world’s top expert in city parking.
The UK moves to cycling as people ditch transit
During pandemic, using bicycles to commute is a way to avoid busses, metros and keep fit in lockdown.
Online panel: 3 ways to face the Covid-19 crisis
This week, we had the opportunity to talk to three experts, from three different cities, about how they are handling different challenges to help cities and communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. From Israel, we had Dr. Hila Oren, CEO of the Tel Aviv Foundation. She told us the different programs of the foundation and Tel […]