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How Karlsruhe, Germany is tackling transportation challenges

Mon, 2018-12-10 18:42 -- SCC Europe Staff
12/10/2018

Karlsruhe, the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, has had a three-prong plan in place since 2012. Working together with the administration, public and relevant companies, Karlsruhe developed the framework for a sustainable urban mobility system that not only highlights transportation development, it also ensures equal mobility opportunities for everyone in the city.

Learn from 3 cities that aren't losing business to the internet

Wed, 2016-06-22 18:30 -- Kevin Ebi
06/22/2016

While online retailers have been stealing business from traditional stores, three British cities have launched ambitious efforts to bring shoppers back. And it’s working. From smart parking and payments to strategic development, read on for ideas you can use to make your downtown vibrant.

MasterCard’s growing role in smart cities (and why data matters)

Fri, 2015-10-23 18:30 -- SCC Staff
10/23/2015

Some may wonder about a global payments and technology company becoming heavily involved in the smart cities initiative, but MasterCard most certainly has. Read the story for a MasterCard official’s view of the company’s role in smart cities. Hint: It has a lot to do with data.

Future of mobility? It depends who you ask

Wed, 2015-09-23 03:30 -- Liz Enbysk
09/22/2015

The convergence of self-driving cars, electric vehicles and the sharing economy – are they good news or bad for cities that need to move increasingly larger populations efficiently? A panel of experts from the public and private sector weigh in on disruptive technologies that are changing how we think about mobility.

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