"Looking into the future, we will uphold our vision and mission to promote Smart City development in Hong Kong. We will support the development of Hong Kong's knowledge-based economy, and enhance quality of life by increasing global cooperation on the building of Smart Cities as we develop Hong Kong as the world's leading Smart City. I wish everyone will support us actively, let us unite to build a smarter and better Hong Kong!" said Eric Yeung Chuen-sing
Yerevan, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santiago, Beijing, Zagreb, Prague, Santo Domingo, Quito, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Calabria, Osaka, Mexico City, Asunción, Lima, Warsaw, Lisbon, Moscow, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cádiz, Guadix, Madrid, Oviedo, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Vigo, Miami, Montevideo
The City set a global goal for 2030: to reduce GHG emissions by 30% compared with 2008 levels, in a business as usual scenario (BAU). By enhancing green spaces and planting trees and plants, the temperature of Buenos Aires is expected to fall by up to 6ºC by 2034. Green motorways and macro-blocks are also contemplated in the plan, the latter aiming for a 50% reduction in levels of noise pollution, and a 97% reduction in CO2 emissions.
Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri: “If you want to have a modern city you need to adapt and evolve. Every week cities receive hundreds of citizens that come to look for a job or new experiences or simply to have fun and they all demand quality services.”
“The NDMC is going to become a ‘Smart City.’ I think, no city will become smart only by building good roads. It will become smart when people’s lives also become smart. We have to make their lives smart first,” said Kejriwal.
Our Renewable City Strategy sets the stage for Vancouver to accelerate our success. We are building an
economy that is more diverse and resilient, has inclusive employment opportunities, and which further
establishes Vancouver as a global green capital.
Embracing renewable energy is crucial to restoring our climate and environment, and generates remarkable
economic opportunities. It’s also about improving quality of life, health and affordability—now and for
I look forward to working with you all in the coming months and years to quicken the pace. We must focus our
ambition, ingenuity and teamwork to transform Vancouver and all of the world’s cities and communities to
100% Renewable. For the good of our world and all who live here, Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson
1.New York City's greenhouse gas emissions will be 80 percent lower by 2050 than in 2005.
2.New York City will send zero waste to landfills by 2030.
3. New York City will have the best air quality among all large U.S. cities by 2030.
4. New York City will clean up contaminated land to address disproportionately high exposures in low-income communities and convert land to safe and beneficial use.
5. New York City will mitigate neighborhood flooding and offer high-quality water services.
Developer and Engineers who are able to build the city of tomorrow
Mayor Bill de Blasio said "Climate change represents one of the greatest challenges to our city, which is why we've committed to an 80 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. "To move us toward our goals, we'll need the city's brightest minds and ideas, which is why Urban Tech NYC is so important. By providing our most talented visionaries with the space and resources they need to grow, we're acting on our commitments to entrepreneurs, to innovation, and to a smarter and more equitable New York."
"Tokyo must aim to be smart in terms of our environment and smart in terms of our economy. Technological advancement will play a paramount role in both regards. Tokyo must utilize the state of art technology in urban planning, energy policy, and economic reform, and Tokyo will aim for both environmental sustainability and economic sustainability. Leveraging the latest technology we need to back this up with the real policy and real budget. Implementation and support for eco-housing, small housing, and utlilization of renewable energy will be important policy considerations environmentally. I have also been a strong advocate for the undergrounding of the overhead cables such as telecommunication and power lines.This is not only meaningful for the resilience for the city, but is also important to regain aesthetics. For me, this is an important part of helping to make Tokyo look smart." Mayor of Tokyo,Yuriko Koike
"We are obliged to fulfil our word in front of the world that we will create an amazing future connecting the minds of all nationalities, as we realise that the eyes of the entire world are looking to Dubai to know what we are going to do in years to come." Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality
"The 21st century will be the century of the city, following on from the 19th century, when national states were formed, and the 20th century, in which supra-national organisations like the United Nations, the European Union and the Bretton Woods Institutions took shape. The cities will be the first to be hit by all the known Global Challenges, such as mobility, housing, health, food and climate. Cities will have to find ways to provide their citizens with a safe, healthy and financially sound living, by taking a pragmatic and non-ideological approach. There is an opportunity here for urban politics to achieve this, not by viewing citizens solely as end-users and forcing solutions on them, but by collaborating with citizens in the use of modern technology, and working together with them, as co-developers of their own society". Rob van Gijzel
Mayor, City of Eindhoven
by Smart City News on Thursday, August 18, 2016 inCities
300.000 - 600.000
Growth Forecast p.a.:
1% - 2%
Residents Club and City Card, Public Participation, Mobile - Digi-Tel App, WiFi, Pupils' Engagement, Engaging Community Centers, Social Media, Open Data, Open Archive, iView (GIS), Online Municipal Services, Eco, Community and Entrepreneurship, Traffic and Parking, Readiness, Startup City, Smart Food Policies, Fair Shared City,Educating a Smart City
Almaty, Beijing, Incheon, İzmir, Barcelona, Milan, Thessaloniki, Chișinău, Moldova, Chișinău Łódź, Moscow, Sofia, Warsaw, Frankfurt, Toulouse, New York City, Philadelphia, Panama City, Buenos Aires, São Paulo
Energy efficiency - 17% reduction in electricity consumption relative to BAU scenario in 2030, Renewable energy – 17% of the electricity generated in 2030 will be from renewable sources, Public transport – 20% shift from private to public transportation
Tel Aviv-Yafo is known as Israel's "Nonstop City".
The vibrant atmosphere never stops; the nightlife and
culinary scene never stop; culture never stops; 24 hours
a day, Tel Aviv is an active metropolis, bursting with
energy and creativity.
a city, the challenges never stop either. In
recent years, the Municipality has created many smart
practices to deal with such challenges: from sanitation
to education, data management to culture management.
Tel Aviv-Yafo's goal is to constantly be a smarter city -
or more simply,
a better city. In the booklet you are
holding you will find
a few examples of
a wide range
of such practices.
Looking forward to hosting you soon in our Smart and
Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo