August 11, 2017

Budapest Public Transportation System Transformation Towards the Smart City Concept

Background Budapest became a co-capital in 1873, when it was a part of Austro-Hungarian Empire. After some attempts to acquire independence Hungary found itself in […]
August 11, 2017
Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia

Grid Reliability in the Lower Mornington Peninsula Region (Victoria, Australia)

Introduction The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) is an agency of the federal government tasked with governing the rules of the National Electricity Market (NEM), […]
July 9, 2017

The Greater Moscow Region on its shifting way from transportation to mobility

Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation and officially has 12.3M citizens (current Moscow density is 4931 people/km² on 2561.5 km² area). It forms […]
July 3, 2017

Brisbane’s Challenges on the Way to Becoming a Smart City

The subtropical city of Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland. This beautiful city has a history of implementing concepts of a […]
June 9, 2017

Smart Mobility as one focus area of the “Smart City Project in Duesseldorf “

How smart is Duesseldorf`s new mobility strategy? Duesseldorf is the capital city of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia and the center of the highly urbanized […]
May 15, 2017

Improving liveability in Santiago de Compostela: integral approach for the public transportation system transformation

In September 2016 the draft for the new bus routes of the public transportation network of Santiago de Compostela was made public. The transformation was […]
March 10, 2017

MOOCs are fashionable, but GOOD MOOCs are hard to prepare!

From Friday 17 February 2017, our new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Smart Cities became online. Following the excellent performance of our previous MOOC […]
February 6, 2017

How UNDP supports the City of Batumi in Greening Urban Transport via Sustainable Public Transit

Batumi is the second largest city in Georgia with population of over 154 thousand people and one of the major summer tourism destinations in the […]
January 17, 2017

From Moving Vehicles to Moving People: Designing a Mass Public Transportation System for Kampala

In developing countries like Uganda, urbanisation holds the key to achieving productivity and is therefore the foundation for economic growth. Urbanisation is able to spur […]
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