ACT NOW is an international programme run by The Innovation in Politics Institute, which supports local politicians in tackling the current challenges they face, such as migration flows, the climate crisis, and increasing social division resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The European Capital of Democracy Initiative will build a strong network of Cities that will foster participation; a platform for hope, and for exercising the will and power to change our world for the better.
Our experienced and diverse team of advisors supports municipalities and organizations of all sizes across Canada on a range of data and tech issues. We work alongside our partners’ teams to assess their needs, define problems, mobilize research and knowledge, design solutions and support their implementation. Contact Us
A collection of essays edited by Ana Brandusescu and Jess Reia featuring essays from participants of the AI in the City: Building Civic Engagement and Public Trust symposium that took place remotely on February 10, 2022.
After the installation, users can decide which messages they want to receive. Then, they will start getting notifications, assigned to one of six categories:
safety (e.g. meteorological warnings),
breakdowns (e.g. water and sewage),
housing estate (neighbourhood messages directed from individual housing estate councils),
air (smog reports, exceeded dust particle limits, free communication),
transport (road works, communication difficulties).
The 2021 Global Mayors Challenge is the farthest reaching, most ambitious to date. After uncovering the 50 most innovative urban solutions in the wake of COVID-19, the Challenge will award 15 grand prize winners $1 million each—to help cities implement their breakthrough ideas and, ultimately, to spread those ideas to other cities on a global scale.
The cities in this Atlas represent the vanguard of urban governments that are hosting tests, developing their own autonomous vehicle (AV) pilots, making plans and policy, and monitoring developments in AV technologies, uses, and markets.
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OneCity allows developers and businesses to identify, evaluate and compare investment opportunities that align with official spatial strategiesWe deliver current information and analysis on a single platform, incorporating data from over thirty qualified sourcesOneCity can be integrated into Local Authority GIS systems, to streamline and support land use planning
An intelligent urban measurement project that’s changing our understanding of cities and urban life.
The Array of Things (AoT) is a collaborative effort among scientists, universities, federal and local government, industry partners, and communities to collect real-time data on urban environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use. AoT uses an open intelligent sensing and edge computing platform called Waggle, developed at Argonne National Laboratory. AoT was funded primarily by the U.S. National Science Foundation.
This page provides an overview of open source projects that are developed, commissioned or funded by public administrations in the state of Berlin. With this offer, we want to improve the transparency of the public IT landscape and invite the digital community in Berlin and beyond to work collaboratively on the development of good software for our city.
Diese Seite bietet einen Überblick über Open Source-Projekte, die von öffentlichen Verwaltungen im Land Berlin entwickelt, beauftragt oder gefördert werden. Mit diesem Angebot möchten wir die Transparenz der öffentlichen IT-Landschaft verbessern und die Digital-Community in Berlin und darüber hinaus einladen, kollaborativ an der Entwicklung guter Software für unsere Stadt zu arbeiten.
We take planning proposals out of city hall and onto their urban context, seamlessly communicating projects with a large, diverse audience to win community support while crowdsourcing stakeholders' feedback.
A global platform connecting physical places: a curated network for civic innovation, connecting local innovators with government, academia, business, and community both within their cities and around the world.
The Urban Knowledge Exchange Southern Africa (uKESA) is an online platform built to benefit urban development decision makers, urban practitioner, researcher or policy maker by providing knowledge on related issues.
“Marsad Baladia” , or the Municipality Observatory, was launched in January 2014, aiming to monitor municipal activity through access to information, and to present it in a clear and updated manner. The project also aims to strengthen the link between the municipality and citizens,
NDI, Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
NDI is partnering with Living Cities—an organization that harnesses the collective power of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions to get dramatically better results for low-income urban residents—on a research initiative to explore the innovative ways that megacity governments are strengthening urban democracy.
Calgary’s LoRaWAN — a long-range, low power digital wireless network — sensors will be used to categorize noises like gun shots, trains, construction and road noise through the work of a government partnership.