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The Intersection of Smart Cities and Connected Mobility

Innovations in technology reduce environmental impact and improve quality of life.
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With overpopulation in major cities resulting in failing infrastructure and increasing damage to the environment, many organizations are looking for efficient and progressive solutions. One of these solutions are “smart” cities, which are designed to increase residents’ qualities of life and reduce their carbon footprint using intelligent technology.

A New Type of Urban Mobility Project Launches in Grenoble, France

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  • This innovative car-sharing service aims to prepare the City and agglomeration of Grenoble for electric mobility within a comprehensive multi-modal mobility plan.
     

Grenoble, “Smart City” from October with 'Citélib by Ha:mo', an Innovative 100% Electric Car-Sharing Scheme Connected to Public Transport

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  • Urban transport of the future will become a reality in October in the French city of Grenoble thanks to a partnership between the City of Grenoble, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, EDF Group, Toyota and Citélib
  • 70 Toyota "i-ROAD" and "COMS" ultra-compact electric vehicles will be available in a car-sharing scheme, promoting interconnectivity between public and private electrified personal transport
  • Vehicles can be charged at around 30 charging stations managed by Sodetrel (EDF Group) and located close to public transport stops
  • Called "Citélib by Ha:Mo", this innovative service is ready for pre-registration by Grenoble commuters on www.citelib.com and will be operational for a three-year real-life test
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  • Urban transport of the future will become a reality in October in the French city of Grenoble thanks to a partnership between the City of Grenoble, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, EDF Group, Toyota and Citélib
  • 70 Toyota "i-ROAD" and "COMS" ultra-compact electric vehicles will be available in a car-sharing scheme, promoting interconnectivity between public and private electrified personal transport
  • Vehicles can be charged at around 30 charging stations managed by Sodetrel (EDF Group) and located close to public transport stops
  • Called "Citélib by Ha:Mo", this innovative service is ready for pre-registration by Grenoble commuters on www.citelib.com and will be operational for a three-year real-life test

City of Hamburg and Cisco Launch Plans for Smart City of the Future and Lay Foundation for a Partner Ecosystem

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  • Hamburg to become connected "Smart City"
  • Several pilot projects under the umbrella of Cisco's Smart+Connected Communities program and Internet of Everything
  • Focus on improving quality of life for residents by enabling greater mobility, efficiency and sustainability

Recyclebank to Discuss Smarter Cities on Panel at the SXSW Interactive Festival

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AUSTIN, TX, SXSW, March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that Erika Diamond, community solutions vice president, will join a panel at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, to discuss how smart, sustainable cities and digital innovation are creating better environments for citizens.

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