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Dr Hussein Dia | 5 Fundamentals for Globally Competitive Smart Cities

Dr Hussein Dia | 5 Fundamentals for Globally Competitive Smart Cities | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it

As the world becomes more interconnected, our cities will play an increasingly active role in the global economy. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, just 100 cities currently account for 30 percent of the world’s economy. New York City and London, together, represent 40 percent of the market capitalisation today. Going forward, it is anticipated that 600 major cities around the world will together generate 58 percent of the global GDP in 2025. Not surprisingly, the 21st century appears likely to be dominated by these global cities, which will become the magnets of economy and engines of globalisation that drive the fortunes of entire nations ...

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Brazil and Transportation Innovation Regulation | Sustainable Cities Collective

Brazil and Transportation Innovation Regulation | Sustainable Cities Collective | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, demand for buses has been declining in major Brazilian cities. How should city and transport leaders respond to this alarming trend? One possible solution is to improve the quality and productivity of bus service.
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Future of #transportation - “Connected” vehicles - Government 2020

Future of #transportation - “Connected” vehicles - Government 2020 | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Future of transportation, In 2020, many vehicles are connected to one another, the infrastructure around them and various data streams, improving traffic
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Australia - Smart Cities - People, Transport, Cars, Buildings

Australia - Smart Cities - People, Transport, Cars, Buildings | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
#Smart communities based on BI, #smartgrid, connected cars, connected people... require a whole new #infrastructure - http://t.co/0tJK9rnNIN
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Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS)

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) – Overview of the Concept of Operations and Standards Assessment.
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'Intelligent' technologies open new avenues for European transport - EurActiv

'Intelligent' technologies open new avenues for European transport - EurActiv | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
EurActiv 'Intelligent' technologies open new avenues for European transport EurActiv Connected vehicles filled with communication technologies offer an unprecedented opportunity to achieve the European Union's dream of an integrated multi-modal...
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Global Smart Infrastructure - Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence the Way ... - PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transforming our cities into the Smart Cities of the future will encompass...
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Australia - Smart Cities - People, Transport, Cars, Buildings - PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart cities are going to be amazing community hubs that will be more...
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“The Smart Public Transportation System in Seoul is the World's Best” - The Korea Herald

“The Smart Public Transportation System in Seoul is the World's Best” - The Korea Herald | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Seoul’s public transportation pass (PTP) system, which allows passengers to travel between Seoul and Gyeonggi Province using all types of public transportation, has been recently named the world’s best public transportation system, and continues to...
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Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future? - Pocket-lint.com

Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future? - Pocket-lint.com | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Transport is changing. Emissions caps are tightening, owning a car in the big city is increasingly prohibitive, and commuters are ever mindful of electronic
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Fiat Chrysler cautious over electric vehicles and autonomous cars | Autocar

Fiat Chrysler cautious over electric vehicles and autonomous cars | Autocar | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles boss Sergio Marchionne says his company won't rush in offering electric and self-driving car technology before its time
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Smartphone-like app platform will 'be key to success of connected car industry'

Smartphone-like app platform will 'be key to success of connected car industry' | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
As the car industry becomes connected, creating a platform for applications will be key to success for manufacturers.
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UK to accelerate smart ticketing across rail network - Railway Technology

UK to accelerate smart ticketing across rail network - Railway Technology | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
UK Transport Minister Susan Kramer has announced three initiatives to speed up the introduction of smart ticketing across the country.With more than £620,000 in funding, the UK Department for Transport (DfT) will extend smart ticketing across the...
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Connected cars and the £51 billion economic opportunity

Connected cars and the £51 billion economic opportunity | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Some thoughts from techUK's recent attendance at the SMMT's 'SMMT Connected' conference on connected and autonomous vehicles
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Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud(CVC)

Ericsson’s CVC enables new communication channels fordrivers, passengers and vehicles leading to new business models and revenue streams.
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New report looks into intelligent transport system market by geography ... - WhaTech

New report looks into intelligent transport system market by geography ... - WhaTech | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Intelligent Transport System market report includes the various components used in ITS PCB, sensors, surveillance cameras, software licenses, communication networks, monitoring and detection systems and others.
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Atkins working on cycle system at traffic lights - Construction Week Online

Sensors which give cyclists a head start over motorists at traffic lights are part of a new approach to Middle East road safety being developed by Atkins
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10 Hot Connected Car Trends for 2015 and Beyond [Infographic]

Internet-connected cars give us the ability to think of our cars as smartphones on steroids. Coupled with sensor and optical technologies, our cars will be able to do things we’ve never dreamed.
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Smart Transport for Smart Cities - Economic and Political Weekly

Smart Transport for Smart Cities - Economic and Political Weekly | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Smart Transport for Smart Cities Economic and Political Weekly Smart cities need a people-centric, proactive transport planning with public transport as the hub and non-motorised transport as spokes.
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Reading commuters make smart decisions with real time transport info - ITProPortal

Reading commuters make smart decisions with real time transport info - ITProPortal | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Reading Council has made its real time transport information available to the public allowing citizens to make decisions on how to travel around time.
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How many people commute from Dubai to Abu Dhabi every day - Emirates 24/7

How many people commute from Dubai to Abu Dhabi every day - Emirates 24/7 | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
DoT rolls out Dh9m plan to ease gridlock and work towards improving road network
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IoE Public Sector Profile: Transportation & Parking

http://ioeassessment.cisco.com/sites/default/files/publicsectorimpact/ See how the Internet of Everything is improving the lives of citizens around the world.
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Ford's e-bike knows when you're tired of pedaling, takes over - Digital Trends

Ford's e-bike knows when you're tired of pedaling, takes over - Digital Trends | Smart Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Ford is working on the MoDe: Pro e-bike which is aimed at businesses like couriers and includes built-in navigation and an engine that can kick in when your heart rate rises.
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