Special Reports

AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

Sarah Wray looks at where AI is making an impact in improving our cities, and the opportunities for the future

One small leap

One small leap

Many cities have opened their data to provide more insight into city operations, but the next step is to make the leap to true data economies, by Sarah Wray

The cyber security threat to transportation

The cyber security threat to transportation

Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cyber Security Report showed that cyber security threats are escalating and becoming increasingly complex for transportation organisations as they transition to modern and more connected technology infrastructures

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Moscow (full report)

SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Moscow (full report)

In this edition, we focus on Moscow, which celebrated the 870th anniversary of its official founding in September (2017). The challenge for Moscow’s Mayor Sergey Sobyanin and his government is to preserve the essential character of one of the world’s most charismatic capitals while ensuring that it meets citizens’ needs in the 21st century

Smart students and smart thinking

Smart students and smart thinking

The NYU Tandon’s STEM programme for high school students showcased a wealth of smart city innovation

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Sarah Wray takes a look at some of the initiatives cities have in place for managing traffic congestion

Urban aquabatics

Urban aquabatics

Sarah Wray checks out some of the latest technologies in use to help cities manage and save water

Back to the future

Back to the future

How Assetic is helping to close the global infrastructure gap, by Melony Rocque

From Manchester to Melbourne

From Manchester to Melbourne

The UK’s CityVerve smart city demonstrator aims to build a blueprint for cities around the world. Upcoming projects include talkative buses, smart-sensing trams and gamifying health and fitness. SmartCitiesWorld reports on its progress to date

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

The benefits of using mobile device movement data to optimise airport operation and improve passenger experience, by Christian Bugislaus Carstens