Tag: London

  • After Brexit, London’s Fintech Future is Foggy at Best

    Londoners are furious at their fellow Brits. Residents of the capital and surrounding counties voted unequivocally to keep the United Kingdom in the European Union. But their compatriots further north — in fact almost everywhere in England and Wales outside the home counties — voted “Leave”, starting a derailing process that will take the UK out of European institutions […]

  • Deputy Mayor of London: Diesel NOT the Right Thing for Cities

    Cities of the Future sat down with Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy for the Greater London Authority (GLA), during the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. We asked Mr. Pencharz his views about diesel in the city in light of the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal. “The VW scandal has focused attention […]

  • London Pushes Through Stiff Resistance to Cycle Superhighways

    Two new segregated bike paths will crisscross the city and open up speedy, safe cycling that will ease pollution and traffic for everyone, non-cyclists, too, Boris Johnson says. London is a big huffing puffing city, so Mayor Boris Johnson’s success in pushing ahead with his plan to build cycle superhighways right through the heart of it […]