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New York - Up to 20 cities in the United States could each receive 25,000 US dollars in grant funding to use art and design to improve
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Manchester – As part of a 10-year plan for Greater Manchester to deliver the UK’s largest interconnected cycling and walking network, work has started on the Active
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Nagoya – Toyota has started building a smart city at the foot of Mount Fuji. The so-called Woven City will be a testing ground for new technologies
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Zurich – Levels of heat vary locally across cities and regions. The canton of Zurich is now using an online map to show which local streets and
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Geneva - In cities around the world, temperatures could rise by more than 4℃ by 2100 under a high-emissions climate change scenario, recent research warns. Green spaces
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London – London and five European partner cities have triggered a milestone investment of 250 million euros in smart technologies. The cities are part of the Sharing
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Zurich/Singapore – The ETH Zurich and three Singapore universities are researching sustainable development strategies for cities and their surrounding regions. Current projects are looking at green buildings, new
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Bern – Pilot projects for mobility pricing could receive legal backing and financial support from the Federal Council. A corresponding law is now entering the consultation process. Responsibility
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Riad – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has announced plans for a linear smart eco-city in the desert. The Line will be home to one
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Winterthur – More than 40 Swiss cities are already actively engaged with the smart cities concept, according to a report by the ZHAW. Most projects focus on
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Davos - Over half of the world’s population lives in cities, which are responsible for 75% of global carbon emissions. A new global initiative is now seeking
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Copenhagen – A former prison site in Copenhagen is taking on new life as a mixed-use district with green spaces, urban villas and community hubs. The aim
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Paris – Urban connections in Paris could be restored by an inhabited garden footbridge between the 12th and 13th arrondissements. The so-called Green Line across the Seine
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Freiburg – The blueFACTORY innovation district in Freiburg is implementing an innovative water and energy concept in conjunction with Groupe E and SINEF AG. This project will
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Dübendorf ZH – People who can see the greenery of an urban park or a mountain range on the horizon are less sensitive to the noise created
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Geneva – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges in India’s cities, but lessons learned could help improve urban imbalances, says the World Economic Forum (WEF) in a
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Melbourne – Ten billion people could live in a giant sustainable city built on just 0.02 per cent of the earth’s surface. This is the vision depicted
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Nairobi - UN-Habitat has launched the City Project Team. This aims to facilitate the introduction of measures to make African cities more resilient against the impact of
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Montreal - The city of Montreal has unveiled a new climate plan that focuses on green urban planning, clean transport and energy-efficient buildings. It also includes a
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New York – UN-Habitat and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a new commitment to help cities and countries make progress towards achieving the SDGs by
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