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Uber’s CEO Wants To Reshape Cities Through Carpooling, If Only Cities Would Let Him

Uber wants to monetize your carpooling—letting you pick people up on your way to work for a little extra cash. Uber is already reshaping the way people get around cities. It is lately hoping to change suburban commutes, too—if, of course, regulators would step out of the way. Read Full …

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Mexico's GovernmentSmart Cities

City of Puebla the 1st Smart City in Mexico

Puebla one of the largest metropolitan city of México, present the Smart City Expo Puebla, in join with FIRA the Barcelona organizer of World Smart City Congress. Mr. Rafael Moreno Valle Governor of State of Puebla and Mr. Tony Gali Major of the City open the Expo yesterday. The initiative …

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Local Economy

Ideas and Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Living

Connect4Climate recently co-hosted Sustainability Week, a series of panel discussions and events with the Hospital Club, a social venue in central London, created by Paul Allen co-founder of Microsoft and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, that encourages the free flow of ideas and innovative solutions. Sustainability Week, now in its …

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Círculo Verde en EspañolSmart Cities

Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Iniciativa de Ciudades Prósperas

Los nuevos Objetivos y metas entraran en vigencia el 1 de enero 2016, y guiaran las decisiones que tomaremos los siguientes quince años. Todos los países trabajarán para implementar la Agenda a niveles regionales y globales, teniendo en cuenta las diferentes realidades, capacidades y niveles de desarrollo nacionales, incluidas las …

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Smart Cities

How Copenhagen Paused Its Waterfront Redevelopment

COBE and Luxigon In 2012, the city of Copenhagen received a plan to redevelop a chunk of its most valuable real estate. The site was called Paper Island, also known as Christiansholm, a warehouse-covered islet in the city’s inner harbor that had only just been vacated by the printing industry. …

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Smart City Expo Puebla
ChallengesCírculo Verde en EspañolGreen BuildingMexicoSmart CitiesSmart Cities TechnologySustainable Development

Smart City Expo Puebla

El evento está organizado por Fira Barcelona en colaboración con el Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT); la Secretaría de Energía (SENER); la Secretaría de Economía (SE); la Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB); la Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT); la Secretaría de Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano (SEDATU); Estrategia …

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Smart Cities

Smart Building, Smart City

The government of India has launched an ambitious and transformational scheme to develop 100 Smart Cities. These smart cities will be enabled by a number of smart solutions including those targeted to infrastructure, energy, transport, utilities, environmental sustainability, and communication. Government and civic authorities are key enablers for significant portions …

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Green BuildingSmart Cities

Los Angeles Plans for Resiliency in the Wake of Intensifying Climate Events

Los Angeles is home to beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, and historic landmarks. Its desirable living conditions and amenities support a population of over 10 million residents and attract over 250 million visitors each year. However, the L.A. area is also prone to thirteen of the sixteen major disasters identified by …

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Smart Cities

For Tactical Urbanism on City Streets

It was about 1977 when folks from the Department of Public Works of my Stuttgart Borough of Bad Cannstatt engaged in some tactical urbanism by nailing railroad ties to the pavement of some streets in my neighborhood. In just a few hours they had some streets converted in segments of …

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EnergySmart CitiesSolutions

Why Cities Need Youth Innovation for a Low Carbon Future

by Ivan Bruce Squee Mobile App winning the Jakarta Urban Challenge, with Governor Ahok of Jakarta, Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank and John Rossant of New Cities Foundation. Given our increasingly complex and dynamic world, cities need to be continuously innovating in order to solve pressing social and environmental problems. Many …

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