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ITS World Congress welcomed a record number of attendees

ITS World Congress welcomed a record number of attendees

Despite the pandemic, this years' ITS World Congress welcomed a record number of visitors: 13,000 guests and 400 exhibitors from all over the world participated at the congress for intelligent transport and mobility systems. Mayor of Hamburg Peter Tschentscher stated:...

London is the most intelligent and future-proof city in the world

London is the most intelligent and future-proof city in the world

A study which identifies the leading 50 smart cities globally based on how they are adopting new technologies to improve their sustainability and liveability has proclaimed London as the most intelligent and future-proof city in the world.  The study released by tech...

Mayor of Rotterdam elected as the best in the world

Mayor of Rotterdam elected as the best in the world

Mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb has been elected as the best mayor in the world by City Mayors Foundation who awards this title every two years. This year, they awarded mayors who have shown outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was also...

Copenhagen officially formed the 2022 budget

Copenhagen officially formed the 2022 budget

Copenhagen's budget for 2022 has been officially formed. Mayor of Copenhagen Lars Weiss stated: “We prioritise public schools, help to the city’s most vulnerable citizens and more secure school roads, so parents can safely send their children into the morning traffic....

EC to ensure a 100% reduction of CO2 emissions by 2035?

EC to ensure a 100% reduction of CO2 emissions by 2035?

According to the announcement of Mr Frans Timmermans, EC's VP for Green Policy, Brussels is on its best way to take radical steps to ensure a 100% reduction of CO2 emissions by 2035. In other words, this would mean the end of production of diesel and petrol engines in...

A historic moment for Croatia

A historic moment for Croatia

Last night, the long-lasting Croatian dream finally became reality: the country's territory got connected once again. Because the Croatian mainland is intersected by a small strip of the coast around the town of Neum (Bosnia and Herzegovina), the physical connection...

Mayor Bakoyannis appointed Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

Mayor Bakoyannis appointed Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

One of the fatalities which is linked to climate change is the rise of temperatures around the world. A way of responding to rising temperatures for cities is also hiring a “Chief Heat Officer”. The first one in the world got appointed in May 2021. Mayor of Athens...