New York City

  • From Dubai to Dallas – Vote for your favourite ‘smart city’

    Smart Cities World Forums is currently conducting a poll in an effort to establish which city our global readership thinks is the 'smartest' in the world.

  • New York City clamps down on ride-hailing firms

    One of the world's most iconic cities has voted overwhelmingly to reduce the number of licenses issued for ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Lyft.

  • New York City named Best Smart City of 2016

    The city of New York has been chosen as the Best Smart City of 2016 by the jury of the sixth edition of the Global Smart City Awards, announced at the Smart City Expo World Congress to recognize the most outstanding initiatives and projects in the urban innovation and transformation industry. The other two awards - best project and Innovative Global South - have been given to the Austrian company Aspern Smart City Research GmbH & Co. KG and the Kenyan company Microclinic Technologies, respectively.

  • New York, LA and Chicago named as the ‘smartest cities’ in the US

    A report formed to establish which cities in the United States were the 'smartest' - has found that New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are the country's leading 'smart cities'. The report examined smart cities in North America and the research was conducted by ABI Research.

  • NYC appoints its first chief privacy officer to safeguard data of citizens

    New York City has taken the decision to appoint its very first CPO (chief privacy officer) who will be tasked with safeguarding the publicly held data of all the city's citizens.

  • Paris set to introduce high-tech environmentally friendly river taxis

    The French capital of Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world - famed for its wonderful culture, fantastic cuisine and historical landmarks. However, French authorities are now set to give the go ahead to futuristic egg shaped 'river taxis' which would dramatically reshape the landscape of this beautiful city.