Thinking Cities Articles
How to outsmart the smart city

With the release of IBM's The Dangers of Smart City Hacking White Paper, IBM X-Force Red's Research Director Daniel Cowley provides a fascinating insight into a topic that is becoming...

Air-Quality

Car-free Cardiff achieves 69% air quality improvement On Sunday 13th May 2018, Cardiff Council organised a car-free day in the city’s central area. As a result of this event air...

Ridesharing

ROADSPACETIME – SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED A Transit Exchange for the 21st Century – with a decade of hard work and perseverance finally destined to pay off for ERIC MASABA, the...

Infrastructure

JOINED-UP DOING   Successful cities are investing in intelligent infrastructure, says Gordon Feller   Just as the Internet transformed our businesses and reshaped our personal lives, it’s now transforming our...

Traffic Information

INSIDE THE  NERVE CENTRE     CIVICAT, the Traffic Information Centre for Catalonia has been recently fully remodelled, incorporating the latest technology to improve the service to the region’s citizens,...

AVs

PREPARE FOR IMPACT   Suzanne Hoadley examines the wider implications of an automated future for cities and regions   Vehicle automation is possibly the most talked about development in the...

Big Data

Small Button, Big Data PING if you care! Simone Feigl discusses cyclists contributing to a better traffic infrastructure in cities   In 2017 Mobiel 21, the Flemish organisation for sustainable...

Mobility

A MOVING STORY   At the “Decongesting Europe” event, the final conference of the FLOW and TRACE EU projects, the city of Dublin presented some of its work on tackling...

Microdistribution

SPECIAL DELIVERY     Last mile solutions from European research projects in Barcelona   Seeking to optimise and improve the problems associated with last mile traffic, Barcelona is implementing the last mile...

NACTO

Better Cities, One Street at a Time   Skye Duncan and Melinda Hanson outline the global benefits brought about by the publication of the Global Street Design Guide In 2014,...