SmartEnCity and eleven further smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November – the biggest edition to date – to show how cities are leading the way in driving sustainable and smart innovation.
Together with all Smart City projects from across Europe, SmartEnCity will be featured at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress is set to take place in Barcelona (Spain) from 14-16 November
With 44 new biogas buses, Sonderborg became a frontrunner of smart public transport. The new buses can carry bikes, charge mobile phones and offer free web access.
This summer, residents of Tartu were invited to become actively involved in the planning of a public bicycle system. 247 people participated in the mapping of locations as well as the survey. As a result, a total of 2386 locations for possible public bicycle parking facilities were marked on the web map.
Our 3rd SmartEnCity Newsletter is online!
Join the SmartEnCity Conference Week in Sonderborg - Cities are created to serve the citizens’ needs
From 4th to 5th October, the SmartEnCity Lighthouse City Sonderborg and the SmartEnCity Network invite ambitious mayors, city council members, urban planners, climate project managers, advisors, green solution providers, scientists, students, NGOs and all other people interested in creating smart and liveable cities to join the 100% Climate Neutrality conference at Alsion, Sonderborg – this year with a special focus on cities in a world of disruptions.
Getting closer to the citizens – New information site office opens at the heart of the Coronación District
With the aim of being closer to the neighbours and enhance citizen engagement in Vitoria-Gasteiz. VISESA has opened on July 28 a new additional information office in the heart of Coronación district.
Due to the positive influence of the SmartEnCity project, the political groups of the Vitoria-Gasteiz city council unanimously approved a structural modification of the city’s General Plan of Urban Planning on 17th July, in order to facilitate the deployment of district heating systems in the urban fabric.
The Tartu City Government is looking for input concerning possible locations for rental stations in the public bicycle sharing system, so that city residents would also put rented bicycle to use in their everyday activities.
The SmartEnCity project activities in Tartu have inspired the conduction of several academic researches from two higher education institutions in Estonia – the Tallinn Technological University and the Estonian University of Life Sciences.