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Covid-19 reshaped the way we use our cities

Smart Cities

The lengthy Covid-19 lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 reduced activity in the CBD here in Melbourne. Those of us who live here will clearly recall the alien streetscapes and a bizarre silence, punctuated only by pedestrian crossings ticking mechanically away to the benefit of exactly no pedestrians.

City wayfinding

Parking sensors can lower greenhouse gas emissions

Compliance Technology, Smart Cities

To the public, parking sensors are most commonly associated with their role in data collection and in supporting parking officers. But their use in smart cities projects for wayfinding can materially reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with parking behaviour.

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Can COVID recovery deliver clean, equitable and Smarter Cities?

Smart Cities

For over a century, humans have come to associate more cars, more machines and more industry in motion as a signal of economic progress. In the past decade, the increase of Mobility as a service (MaaS) has played a huge role in driving both economic and social progression